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Activities Director (Non Recreation Therapist)

Company: Life Care Center of Winter Haven
Location: Winter Haven
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Activities Director (Non Recreation Therapist) plans, organizes, develops, and directs quality activities for patients, ensuring that the recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of each patient are met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements:Must have two (2) years experience in a social recreation program within the last five years, one of which was full time in a patient activities program in a health care settingMust have completed State approved activity trainingPrior experience with geriatrics preferredSpecific Job Requirements:Demonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferredMust possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actionMust be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facilityMust have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the departmentMust perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitationMaintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential informationMust understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance proceduresDisplays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance trainingEssential Functions:Must be able to fulfill core competencies of licensed position and provide clinical oversight within discipline and in accordance with rehab practice standardsMust be able to plan, develop, organize, implement, and evaluate quality activity programs (includes entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and education)Must be able to make daily rounds to ensure activities team is performing to standards and patient needs are being metMust be able to appropriately and descriptively chart patient progress and behaviorMust be able to escort patients to and from activitiesMust be able to make regular in room visits to patients uninterested or unable to participate in group activitiesMust be able to effectively manage and operate within budgetMust exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patientsMust be able to assist in the evacuation of patientsMust demonstrate dependable, regular attendanceMust be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgmentMust be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary teamMust be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hoursMust be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Center of Winter Haven, Lakeland , Activities Director (Non Recreation Therapist), Healthcare , Winter Haven, Florida

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