Job Description

Nursing Home Activities Aide

Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is seeking a full-time Activities Aide for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Utica, NY.

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:

  • A positive attitude and energy are a must!
  • Must have flexible hours to work nights and weekends
  • Experience with activities in a healthcare setting or college work in recreation therapy
  • Previous experience with a geriatric population preferred
  • Strong computer skills necessary
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member
  • Strong organizational & planning skills; ability to multi-task
  • Dementia experience preferred
  • Some evening and weekend availability required

LOCATION:

Utica, NY

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ABOUT US:

Oneida Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare. Formerly known as Focus Utica for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Oneida Center is a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Utica, New York. Our pledge to the community, our residents, and the staff is to provide post-acute care in a manner that sets the standard of excellence and strives to meet and/or exceed the expectations of our residents, staff, and all we come in contact with. Services at Oneida Center include Skilled Nursing, Respite, Hospice, and Post-acute Rehabilitation and are affiliated with an Assisted Living Program and Adult Day Care. We endeavor to embrace our residents in times of crisis and assist them to leave and/or live here with a sense of well-being, individuality, and independence. Oneida Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium. 

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