Job activities coordinator in Petersburg, AK at Petersburg Medical Center

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Company Petersburg Medical Center
Company Website Hiring Organization
Company Address Petersburg, AK
Industry Health Care Services & Hospitals
Sector Healthcare
Salary 48505 - 34114 USD per ANNUAL
Job Location Petersburg, AK

Job Description

Job Summary
The Activities Coordinator / Adult Day Program Aide will be responsible for the planning and supervision of the activity schedule and programming for the Adjust Day Program. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Provides individual and group activities that help participants maintain independence, allows participation in past hobbies and interests, encourages social interaction, and focuses on the needs and interests of the participants.
  • Works with other departments such as the Rehab therapies and Home Health to provide therapeutic recreation and may lead activities or assist participants in maximizing active participation.
  • Plan and implement special meals and potlucks.
  • Works with Long Term Care staff, activity staff, volunteers and community members to create a diverse and inclusive program.
  • Helps escort participants to functions within the community and to planned outings.
  • Keep daily recreational records for each participant.
  • Assist with the scheduled program meetings. May be asked to keep minutes of meetings.
  • Serves as a participant's rights advocate.
  • Provides one-on-one interactions and activities for those participants unable to participate in-group activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Hours
  • Schedule is primarily dayshift hours of 7 am - 12:30 pm. There is a potential for this position to transition to full time. Flexibility is a must to allow for growth and program development.
  • All over must be pre-approved by the Program Director or designee.
Qualifications
  • The Activities Coordinator / Adult Day Program Aide must be at least 21 years of age and MUST have:
  • A degree in Recreational Therapy or closely related field OR
  • Two (2) years of full time or equivalent part time experience in planning and leading activities for populations similar to the program participants.
  • Be a Certified Nurse Assistant in the State of Alaska.
  • Be patient and handle situations with tact, enthusiasm and the ability to keep work related situations confidential.
  • Possess the skills and ability to work with the aged, chronically ill, Alzheimer patients and physically handicapped.
  • Must be able to classify functioning levels of the participants and provide activities to meet exercise needs, cultural needs, arts, crafts, sensory stimulation programs, group and one-on-one activities.
  • Shall maintain current CPR certification or be willing to become certified in CPR.
  • Will have an Alaska driver's license and complete the training to become a certified driver of the PMC handicapped van.
Accountability
  • The position reports to the Home Health Manager or designee.
  • Day to day direction and instruction will come primarily from the Program Manager.

Job Location

Petersburg, AK

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