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Activity Leader-Full Time, Days

Company: Elderwood
Location: Liverpool
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: If making a difference in someone's life is important to you, join our team today! Overview:Elderwood at Liverpool is searching for energetic, bubbly & compassionate full time Activity (Recreation) Leader to aide our very busy 160-bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated. Our Activity Leaders are responsible for assisting the Director of Activities and implementing a program of recreational activities to meet the individual recreational needs of residents on an assigned unit, and for leading group activities.The position is full time with a weekend rotation. This is an entry-level position but the salary increases with relevant experience.Perks of Being an Activity Leader:Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insuranceGenerous PTO & holiday package401K Retirement plan with company matchingClean, Neat & Newly Renovated FacilityTuition Reimbursement ProgramConsistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balanceSubstantial Employee Referral programFree On-Site ParkingDiscounted Employee Meal TicketsFriendly, Supportive StaffQuiet Suburban NeighborhoodEnjoy a fun and diverse work environmentRelaxing employee lounge with free iced/hot coffeeMonthly employee appreciation eventsEmployee of the month recognitionEnjoy being a part of a strong and diverse activities teamTruly make a difference in our resident's lives while providing top notch careJust 10 minutes from SyracuseApply Today!Responsibilities:Assists the Director Activities in planning and carrying out the activity program.Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and cooperation of resident.Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.Qualifications:Associates Degree with no prior Long Term Care experience or certified as a nurse's aide or certified in recreational services or High school diploma with at least 1 year of experience in long term care required.Ability to relate and enjoy working with residents required.Tact and diplomacy in dealing with residents necessary.Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families, and visitors requiredElderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood, Syracuse , Activity Leader-Full Time, Days, Other , Liverpool, New York

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