Consulate Health Care Therapeutic Recreational Assistant / Activity Aide/Assistant (Certified) - Fort Pierce Health Care in Ft. Pierce, Florida
Job ID 33727
Position Location US-FL-Ft. Pierce
Facility Name Fort Pierce Health Care
Job Category Activities
Position Status FT (Full Time)
An extraordinary opportunity to be a part of a culture you can be proud of by joining one of the nations’ top Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing health care providers in our dynamic facility located in Ft Pierce, FL.
As one of America’s top leading providers of medical services and rehabilitation for elderly patients in communities across the nation, Consulate Health Care provides the highest standard of services for short-term and long-term care needs. Our professionals impact our organization, our clients, and their families in a variety of constructive ways, every day. Even as we’ve grown to become the sixth-largest provider in the nation and the largest in the Sunshine State, it’s the little things we do while fulfilling our mission statement of “Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands” that really make the difference.
A position with Consulate Health Care means more than just a paycheck. We believe in creating a positive environment that reinforces your efforts to succeed and supports your long-term career development. We offer the opportunity to work with large corporation, but with the benefit of a small company feel!
Purpose of Your Job Position
The primary purpose oftheTherapeutic Recreational Assistant(“Activity Aide/Activity Assistant”)is to assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual programs, in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisors.As a Consulate Health CareTherapeutic Recreational Assistantyou are entrusted with the responsibility of caring for our residents, families, co-workers, visitors, and all others; as well as demonstrating in all interactions, Consulate Health Care’s five core values of Compassion, Honesty, Integrity, Respect, and Passion.You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist with resident activities, assessments, and activities profiles.
Assist in scheduling movies, planning parties, and providing games/activities for residents.
Encourage residents to participate in recreational social activities so that all residents are involved in activities by engaging in and organizing games, crafts, religious services, parties, etc.
Act in compliance with all corporate, state, federal, and other regulatory standards.
Accompany residents, as needed, to activities outside the facility.
Maintain an adequate inventory of supplies. Submit request for additional supplies/material in accordance with established policies.
Attend meetings and inservice sessions, as directed.
Assist Director of Therapeutic Recreational Services in expanding services.
Embrace the Consulate Health Care’s five core values of compassion, honesty, integrity, respect, and passion, and incorporate them into daily job function.
Demonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction.
Conduct oneself with the highest degree of honesty and integrity in every interaction.
Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
May be trained and assigned to perform the Customer Care Liaison duties as needed.
Perform other duties, as assigned.
Education and Experience
Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP) certification required. Applicants/employees that currently do not have the NCCAP certification will be provided a provisional 6 month period to complete the certification while they work.
Some experience preferred in providing recreation services to residents in a health care setting.
Must possess current unencumbered valid state drivers license.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.
Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition, and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activity services.
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Must possess the ability to understand and follow the directions of the Director of Therapeutic Recreational Services.
Where Will Compassion Take You?
At Consulate Health Care, we're looking for talented, compassionate and hard-working individuals who are eager to serve others. Our team members go above and beyond to give our residents and patients the care they deserve — so you'll find that every day with Consulate Health Care offers new and exciting opportunities to learn and grow.
Compassionate hearts and passionate dedication – these two qualities shine in our team members and provide the foundation for our mission of “Providing Service With Our Hearts and Hands” . The compassion you'll show to residents, patients and their families is the lifeline of our business, while relationships with your peers and coworkers will strengthen our vibrant, diverse community.
Consulate Health Care is one of the nation's leading providers of Senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. Operating in 21 states, we offer services ranging from short-term transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
24-hour skilled nursing care
Comprehensive post-acute care
Physical, Occupational and Speech therapies
"Your Journey Home" short-term rehab program
Alzheimer's and dementia care
Care for medically-complex patients