Activities Coordinator

Requisition ID
2021-148734
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Outpatient Rehabilitation
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8am - 5pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St Joseph Health
Location
TX-BRYAN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Adheres to and conveys a philosophy that supports the dignity, privacy, independence, choices, and individuality of residents.
Conducts initial interview to determine activities the resident would be most interested in pursuing and/or participating.
Summarizes information obtained from each resident's activity and interest profile to determine which activities are of interest to the greatest number of residents. Plans and organize group activities around residents' interests.
Leads and/or oversees individual and group activities on a daily basis, encouraging resident participation.
Documents resident's participation in group and/or individual social/recreational programs.
Develops and distributes monthly activity schedules to residents and posted for easy reference by other team members.
Acknowledges resident's birthday, anniversaries, and special accomplishments by planning a small event and/or giving the resident a card, note, or small token.
Orders needed supplies (e.g., art and craft supplies, party supplies, etc) and maintain cost within budgetary guidelines.
Maintains the activity room area in a neat, clean manner. Picks up supplies after each activity and returns furniture to its original position.
Provides instructions and supplies for other team members or volunteers to assist with group or individual activities.
Take pictures of events, parties and other special occasions
Plans special “theme” days or months around holidays, seasons, or recognized days such as Father's or Mother's Day.
Reports any abuse, suspected abuse or alleged abuse to the appropriate agency(s).

Qualifications

Education

Required: High School diploma

 

Skills

Required: Computer related documentation

Preferred: Meditech experience

 

Licensure/Certifications

Required: Qualified Activity Director

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