Job Description

 

Nursing Home Recreation Aide

Schenectady Center is seeking energetic & passionate Activities Aides for our Skilled Nursing Facility. The candidate must be able to work the day/evening shift on weekdays and every other weekend which would include one weekend-evening shift.  The ideal candidate will have prior long term care experience.

 

DUTIES:

  • Implement activities programs for Residents; focus on individual interests
  • Work directly with Residents on units; without direct supervision
  • 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 units
  • Be familiar with established emergency procedures

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma, Associate degree is preferred 
  • Positive attitude and energy is a must!
  • Long term care experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with geriatric population preferred
  • Strong computer skills necessary
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Strong organizational & planning skills; ability to multi-task

ABOUT US:

Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 240-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near the lively, reinvigorated downtown. With a long tradition of supporting the community-and being an active part of it-Schenectady Center is one of the newest in all of New York State with modern fixtures, contemporary features, and the latest amenities throughout. Our patient-centered therapy sessions are delivered by our caring, compassionate, expert team and will ensure that your program is tailored to your specific rehabilitation needs. Schenectady Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.

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