Activities Coordinator

Requisition ID
2021-163327
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Long Term Care
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
8A - 5P
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St Joseph Health
Location
TX-BRYAN

Overview

Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities of Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, and Madisonville. With the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region.

 

As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. Our network includes more than 30 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.

 

As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in providing compassionate care as well as addressing the overall health of the community. We continuously work to assess unique needs and create plans that respond to those needs in an effort to build a healthier community.

 

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 with in 6 months of hire

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