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SNF Director of Activities

Company: Schuyler Hospital
Location: Montour Falls
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The SNF Director of Activities creates and monitors activity programs designed to meet the needs of individual residents in the nursing home, Direct and train staff members to carry out programs and goals as designed, Coordinate and manage volunteers, Manages resident shopping needs and Creates an understanding of the need for resident activities within the facility and the community.

  • Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist who is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist by a recognized accrediting body on or after August 1, 1989; or
  • Two years of experience in an age-appropriate social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient or resident activities program in a health care setting; or
  • Is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.
  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Recreation and Leisure or a related field, or 60 college semester credits and two years activity experience, or 30 college semester credits and four years activity experience, or 12 semester college credits plus the NAAP/NCCAP 90-hour basic education course and 90-hour practicum, or 90-hour advanced management course plus three years activity experience.

    Assessing and planning programming to meet needs of individuals.
    Previous nursing home experience preferred.

    • Obtain credentials - CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) through the following accrediting body - NCTRC (National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification). Must maintain credentials per NCTRC guidelines.
    • Must be eligible to become certified.
      Note: Per NYS regulations, all staff working in the Hospital or Seneca View must be vaccinated for COVID-19.
      Cayuga Health System Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
      Cayuga Health System commits to treat all people with dignity so that everyone who comes to us is safe, cared for, and respected. We will support the growth of our employees and the health of our community by embracing the rich diversity of social and cultural identities, needs, and life circumstances of all people. We strive to recognize and overcome personal biases and systemic policies that marginalize others and contribute to disparities in healthcare access, equitable care, and good health outcomes.

Keywords: Schuyler Hospital, Syracuse , SNF Director of Activities, Executive , Montour Falls, New York

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