Activities Assistant - Nursing Home

  • Ridgeview Medical Center
  • Le Sueur, MN 56058, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Nursing

Job Description

This position is responsible for assisting in an on-going program of recreational, social and leisure activities for residents. Job Functions Implements the unit's activity program. Carries out activities which meet the needs of all residents. Gives residents opportunities for choices and self-expression. Documents each activity for each resident in EHR. Brings to the leader's attention significant issues related to program functioning. Makes suggestions for new and varied activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Knowledge of a variety of recreational, leisure and social activities Ability to meet and maintain the necessary background checks as aligned with position functions Ability to communicate in the English language for effective written and verbal correspondence in order to complete job functions as mentioned above Knowledge of psychological needs to the aged, mentally ill and physically disabled Ability to conduct activities providing for the interest and abilities of patients Ability to lead activities and arts and crafts Ability to work productively and effectively with patients, families, volunteers and the multidisciplinary team Preferred Qualifications One year experience working with cognitively impaired elderly in an activity setting  BLS  Certification Nursing Assistant Certification Cognitive and Mental Demands   Time Awareness - Continuous Writing - Continuous Initiation of Work - Continuous Memory - Continuous Receptiveness to Change - Frequent Reasoning - Continuous Required Sequences in Work - Occasional Problem Solving - Continuous Attentiveness Duration - Continuous Social Interactions - Continuous Mathematical Aptitude - Frequent Conflict Management - Continuous Reading - Continuous Detail Oriented - Continuous   Link to Employee Health Physical Demands Additional Information FTE: .7 Weekend Rotation: Every Other Weekend Holiday Rotation: Every Other Holiday Primary Shift: Evening Department: Nursing Home and Rehab Center