Activity Aide

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Caregiving/Babysitting



ACTIVITY AIDE NEEDED For exciting, hands-on healthcare work in Ebensburg Full-Time ? 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Shift &?Every Other Weekend At A Minimum Cambria Care Center is a 301-bed skilled nursing center and Amber Springs is a 30-suite Assisted Living Facility with a Center for the Memory Impaired. As our centers continue to grow and evolve, their commitment to providing non-medical services?specifically, fun, engaging activities?becomes increasingly important. The?Activity Aide?will be vital to this planning, development and implementation, working with the Activity Director to oversee activities for our centers.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the?Activity Aide?include: Preparing a monthly calendar of daily activities, and distributing information along with weekly menus to all residents Organizing and implementing activities for residents and families Assisting with outings, including transportation and logistics Maintaining daily activity attendance and preparing ongoing reports to show participation Communicating with nursing staff and other care providers to help residents best participate in upcoming activities Securing substitute events or activities in the event of cancellations or inclement weather Managing activities volunteers, in conjunction with the Activity Director Monitoring equipment and supply inventories, and updating orders/requests

Qualifications

This is a high energy, hands-on job and requires outstanding interpersonal, communication and management skills, plus a genuine desire to improve residents? well-being. Because of the nature of the community, extreme patience, empathy and compassion are essential, as is at least one year of experience working with a geriatric population. A high school diploma is required. Candidate must be able to provide driver's license or personal identification card at time of interview and must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. JP0701

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