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Part Time Activity Worker

Site:

Rainycrest Long-Term Care Home

Department:

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services

Status:

Part-time

Salary Scale:

$20.25- $22.87/hr CUPE 65-03 Wage Schedule

QUALIFICATIONS NECESSARY:

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university preferred;
  • Proven ability to perform the essential duties of the position on a regular basis.
  • Certificate or diploma in health care related field;

  • At least 1 year experience in a health care setting;

  • Good interpersonal relationships;

  • Knowledge of the aging process;

  • Experience and compassion in relating to the elderly and/or disabled;

  • Ability to organize activity groups and work in compatibility with volunteers;

  • Knowledge of community resources and community experience in human relations (ie. volunteer work);

  • Must be capable of working with impaired residents;

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills;

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skill with the ability to function effectively independently, within a team, with front line personnel , and management;

  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a fast paced healthcare environment with excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workload;

  • Dependable with a verifiable acceptable attendance record;

BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plan, implement, co-ordinate, and evaluate activities for the Residents of the Health Centre that will enhance reality orientation and provide stimulation physically, mentally, socially, and spiritually as authorized by the Manager of Care designate.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Plans with the Manager of Care or designate, individual and group activities for the long term residents.

  2. Liaises with district organizations and resource persons to arrange entertainment programming.

  3. Attends multidisciplinary meetings.

  4. Gathers the required statistics and submits to the Manager of Care.

  5. Maintains adequate recreational and activities supplies

  6. Organizes and prepares the agenda in conjunction with the Resident Council President and takes minutes of the Resident Council meetings.

  7. Assists in the transportation of patients to and from activities.

  8. Carries out all work assignments and be knowledgeable of and in compliance with relevant regulations, policies and procedures. (ie: Occupational Health and Safety Act).

  9. Other such duties or responsibilities as may be delegated from time to time by the Director of Services or Nurse Supervisor.

RESPONSIBLE TO:

The Part Time Activity Assistant is responsible to the Administrator, Emo & Rainy River Health Centre

  • Salary as per Union schedule.
 
 
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