Activities Assistant (Life Enrichment)- Full time & Part time

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Life Enrichment Assistant – Full time & Part Time

Why should you join our Team?

We’re committed to building a culture of teamwork, one where employees know they belong and feel like they are valued for their contributions. We are a diverse community that supports each other, shares knowledge to enhance fellow team member’s growth, and recognizes the hard work and dedication it takes to be an accountable team member.

Being part of our authentic team will enable you to enjoy a rewarding and resourceful culture that is united in our passion to provide meaningful care to others.

What you can expect as part of our Team:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include the following, other duties may be assigned.

 

  1. Carry out recreational/group activities as scheduled, including social, sensory stimulation, spiritual and therapeutic.
  2. Attend outings with residents outside of the facility.
  3. Maintain a safe environment during activity programs.
  4. Individual resident visits as assigned; conducting conversational, sensory stimulation and task oriented activities.
  5. Assist the nursing and dietary staff with the coordination of the meal service (breakfast, lunch and dinner) on the neighborhoods.
    1. Coordinate resident’s seating chart for meals.
    2. Coordinate resident’s tray arrangements in dietary carts for meals.
    3. Coordinate the distribution of trays to residents requiring setup and or cues and supervision.
    4. Feed and or assist residents during meals after successful completion of the Feeding Assistant Program.
    5. Coordinate the collection of resident trays at the completion of the meal.
      1. Consolidating resident trays into large dietary carts and pushing towards service elevator.
    6. Assist with inventory and storage of neighborhood food items.
  6. Oversee and assist with training volunteers assigned to Activity department.
  7. Report any activities, observations, or unusual findings regarding residents promptly to the licensed nurses or unit manager.
  8. Follow established infection control procedures including cleaning equipment after use and adhering to handwashing procedures.
  9. Attend and actively participate in scheduled in-service programs, departmental and committee meetings as assigned. Complete Relias training as assigned.
  • Complete all necessary record keeping/documentation such as attendance, food and fluid intake sheets, sensory stimulation response in Care tracker.
  • Follow applicable departmental and facility policies.
  • Follow state and federal regulations as required.
  • Consult with Life Enrichment Director concerning improvements in neighborhood programming.
  • Communicates resident preferences to Life Enrichment Unit Coordinator and Life Enrichment Director.
  • Maintain a safe, clutter free environment.

 

What’s needed to join our Team:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or GED. On the job training

Why you’ll Enjoy being part of our Team:

Competitive wages and excellent benefits package for full time including: Family health insurance, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance available.

Must be available to rotate on weekends and holidays

Please contact Christine Giuliani at(570) 344-6177 ×1110 if you have any questions.

Applications accepted online or in person 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday at:

Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab ( Jewish Home of Eastern PA)
1101 Vine Street
Scranton, PA 18510

E.O.E.

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