Elmcroft Support Center

Activities Specialist

US-AR-Maumelle
Job ID
2017-4430
Type
Full-Time (FT)
# of Openings
1
Category
Activities
Community
Maumelle
Department
Activities & Life Enrichment

Overview

Our mission at Elmcroft Senior Living is a dedication to enriching the lives of the individuals who live and work with us by responding to their 
unique needs and universal desire for dignity and respect.

Our values are grounded in respect, creativity, humility, accountability, compassion and kindness, integrity, and the passionate pursuit of excellence.

If you believe in this mission and honor our values, please consider joining our team.

 

We are currently seeking an Activities Specialist.  This position is responsible is responsible for providing assistance to the Healthy Lifestyles Director in the implementation, delivery, and coordination for the overall activity program within the community.

Responsibilities

This position:

  • Is completely familiar with the state regulations governing Assisted Living and Alzheimer’s care, ensuring compliance in department by regularly reviewing regulations checklist.
  • Meets Elmcroft Standards established for the Nursing and Activities departments, as applicable.
  • Provides timely communication to Resident Services Director for clinical change observations.
  • Assists Healthy Lifestyles Director in timely and honest communication with families in order to promote good relationships and keep them informed about community events, i.e. activities programs.
  • Participates in the 100 hours/100 days program as required by position to assist residents in adjusting to their new home.
  • Provides marketing support within the community by participating in tours and discussions with potential residents and their families.
  • Assists Healthy Lifestyles Director in planning a varied monthly activity calendar using the Elmcroft activity standards.
  • Arranges for appropriate spiritual activities as reflected by resident preferences.
  • Posts a community calendar monthly according to Elmcroft Standards.
  • Encourages all residents to participate in some or all of activities. Assists Healthy Lifestyles Director in maintaining records of resident attendance and annually updated resident activity assessments.
  • Works in collaboration with the Healthy Lifestyles Director to arrange for a variety of entertainment to be brought to the community for the entertainment of the residents.
  • Arranges for a variety of exercise opportunities suitable for the elderly population to enhance residents’ mobility, strength, bone mass, and social interaction.
  • Keeps sufficient activity program and craft supplies on hand for in-house entertainment.
  • Drives the community vehicle to transport residents on trips outside Elmcroft for shopping, entertainment, education, and/or to obtain medical or dental services, as assigned.
  • Is fully knowledgeable of the fire evacuation and disaster policy of the community and participates as assigned in fire and disaster drills.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent personal or health information concerning residents and staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and which relate to the success of Elmcroft and the Care, Comfort, and Happiness or our residents.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications

Education: High School or GED preferred, six months to one year related experience and/or training preferred, working with the Alzheimer’s population; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with Activities preferred.

 

Licenses: CNA license or experience is a must. Assisted Living Activities certification, if required by State.

 

Must be in possession of, or have the ability to obtain, a valid state driver’s license.

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