Activities Director Job at Brookside Glen, Columbus, GA

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  • Brookside Glen
  • Columbus, GA

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

We are looking for a compassionate, Full-Time Life Enrichment Director for our community.


This role is responsible for creating and carrying out activities for our residents in both Long-Term Care as well as our Assisted Living Residents. The activity program must be designed to meet the needs, capabilities, and interests of our residents and cover the spiritual, social, physical, and cognitive needs of all residents.


Minimum eligibility requirements

    • Must be able to read, write and follow oral and written directions at a level necessary to accomplish the job
    • Have strong interpersonal skills
    • Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
    • Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly as a team member as well as an individual
    • Must be honest, fair, and dependable, and respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with residents, families, staff, vendors, and the general public
    • Be able to handle difficult situations
    • Be able to comply with a monthly budget
    • Must meet all health requirements
    • Must pass a criminal background check
    • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (essential job functions), with or without reasonable accommodation
Essential Functions
  • Create daily activity calendars and distribute them to Residents monthly
  • Must create and maintain an Activity Board visible to all Residents, Team Members, and Family Members
  • Create and carry out an Activities Program that complies with both federal and state regulations
  • Participate in resident care plans and other appropriate meetings, as necessary
  • Attend daily team meetings
  • Document resident participation in activities in Quick MAR
  • Plan and carry out quarterly family nights
  • Deliver, and if needed, read mail to residents
  • Work closely with other community personnel, family members, and residents to learn residents' interests, needs, and limitations to create personalized activities when needed
Customer service
  • Responsible for ensuring that all employees are providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Perform job duties for residents and team members in a courteous and professional manner
  • Taking the initiative to ensure resident safety and satisfaction is a priority
  • Meet and greet visitors in a friendly, helpful manner (Visitors include anyone who visits the community; specifically, current residents' families and friends, prospective residents and their families, referral sources, vendors, and regulators)
Residents' rights
  • Ensure compliance and understanding of all regulations regarding residents' rights
Other
  • Adheres to prescribed sanitation practices and procedures
  • Performs similar or related duties as required or directed
  • Follow company policies and procedures
  • The job description provides a framework for the job; other duties may be assigned as necessary
Working conditions (travel, hours, environment)
  • Scheduled hours; possible overtime. May work in other positions temporarily when necessary
  • Is subject to callback during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-disaster, etc.)
  • Is subject to injury from falls, burns from equipment, odors, etc., through the workday, as well as to reactions from dust, disinfectants, and other air contaminants
  • May be subject to the handling of and exposure to hazardous chemicals
Physical/sensory requirement
  • Medium work: the ability to exert 10-35 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents and staff
Must be able to relate to and work with the ill, disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and, at times, hostile people within the community.

Benefits:
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Night shift,

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