Job Description

 

Recreation Director

Schenectady Center is actively looking to hire a full-time Recreation Director for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Schenectady, NY.

DUTIES:

  • Plans a variety of engaging activity programs for all days of the week (including evenings, weekend, and holidays)
  • Plans activities that are appropriate to the needs of the residents (includes but are not limited to: small and large group programs, individual pursuits, sensory activities, clubs, special interests, spiritual and religious activities, one to one activities, community outings)
  • Prepares a monthly calendar of activities that is posted in prominent areas and provided to every resident
  • Prepares a monthly staffing schedule that includes evening and weekend and holiday coverage
  • Ensures that all documentation requirements are met. (MDS, assessments, care plans)
  • Develops a system to record resident participation/attendance
  • Participates in morning meetings, department head meetings, care plan meetings, and any other meeting as directed by the facility administrator
  • Orders appropriate supplies and equipment for the department
  • Plans a monthly resident council meeting (and any other resident committees such as the food committee) and is the staff liaison for the resident council president and other resident executive committee members. Takes meeting minutes and ensures that all resident concerns are addressed
  • Organizes and coordinates special community outings with resident interests in mind
  • Arranges regular entertainment, parties, seasonal programs, and special events
  • Plans and coordinates staff events at the request of the administrator
  • Ensures that the facility is appropriately decorated as per the holiday/season
  • Supervises the volunteer program for the facility
  • Coordinates community grassroots programming and serves as facility representative at local events
  • Responsible for maintaining a bi-monthly newsletter and maintaining facility social media program
  • Adheres to all facilities and corporate policies.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • A minimum of two-years within the last five-years working full-time in Recreation, or CTRS, or ADC, or OT, or OTA
  • Knowledge of Recreation clinical documentation
  • Knowledge of Resident Rights
  • Knowledge of Person-Centered Care
  • Knowledge of Gerontology

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LOCATION:

Schenectady, NY

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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Application Instructions

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