Job Description

Mills Pond Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is actively seeking motivated and experienced Activities Aides to work for our long term care facility in Saint James, NY. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with the elderly. Offering full-time and part-time opportunities

DUTIES:

  • Assist department staff with the implementation of activities and programs for Residents; focusing on individual interests
  • Work directly with Residents on units
  • Assist [Recreation Director] and set up, [implement, and clean up] programs as needed
  • Organize and obtain supplies and equipment as requested
  • Assist recreation specialists & set up program areas as needed
  • Keep daily attendance and document residents’ participation in activities
  • Assist residents to program location and return residents to appropriate unitsCollaborate with Recreation Director to create/modify the recreation calendar and coordinate with outside parties to
  • implement recreational activities.Distribute calendars.
  • Be familiar with established emergency procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Positive attitude and energy is a must!!
  • Experiencewith activities in healthcare settings or college work in recreation therapy
  • Knowledge of APIE [preferred]
  • Previous experience with Geriatric population preferred
  • Proficient computer skills necessaryKnowledge of APIE (assessment / planning / implementation / evaluating) programs
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Strong organizational & planning skills; ability to multi-task

LOCATION: Saint James, NY

Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V

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