Director Of Religious Activities Job Description Sample
Jewish Chaplain And Director Of Religious Life - 501798
Jewish Chaplain and Director of Religious Life
Application Review Will Begin on January 15, 2018
Cover Letter Is Required And Should Address The Two Following Questions
1. What would be your philosophy for leading a comprehensive Jewish Life Program at the University of Richmond?
2. What would be your
philosophy for leading Interfaith Programming at the University of Richmond?
SUMMARY: Serve as one of the senior religious leaders at the University of Richmond. Develops, leads, and promotes Jewish life programs for the University community, represents the University Chaplaincy to off-campus faith organizations, supervises the work of eighteen partner campus ministries, and directs the University’s interfaith activities and programming.
RESPONSIBILITIES: * Develop and implement an outstanding program for Jewish Life at the University that is comprehensive and inclusive of the wide range of experiences within the Jewish tradition, specifically attending to the diverse religious, cultural, and social expressions of Jewish practice. Provide visible and thoughtful leadership to Jewish students, staff, and faculty including opportunities for worship, prayer, mentoring, and spiritual guidance. Serve as advisor to the Hillel student group. Advocate for Jewish concerns within the broader campus community. Work closely with Enrollment Management to help recruit students; establish and strengthen relationships between the University of Richmond and the wider Richmond Jewish community; develop connections and communication patterns with Jewish alumni; represent the University to Hillel International and other Jewish institutions, as well as other faith organizations throughout the Richmond Region. Hillel International enriches the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and the world, and envisions a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel.
Provide interfaith leadership by creating and implementing a wide range of programs for UR community members to learn from one another across religious differences. Lead the Multifaith Student Council, Multifaith dinner and discussion group, and develop interfaith initiatives that acknowledge particularity while seeking common ideals and values; develop programs to connect religious practices and beliefs with social concern and change; initiate programs to educate the campus community on a range of religious holidays and sacred expression; teach on issues of religious literacy and global citizenship.
Lead eighteen campus ministers to implement a wide range of religious programming for all members of the University community. Meet regularly with campus ministry staff; organize and lead on-going meetings and retreats; develop shared programming; develop and implement policies and procedures for religious work; maintain campus ministry files; provide leadership for orientation, the annual baccalaureate service, and other on-going religious events. Serve as Chaplaincy representative on welcome week committee, commencement committee, MLK celebration committee, and other University wide committees as assigned.
Lead one or two international short term study abroad experiences within the Chaplaincy’s pilgrimage program each year, and lead an accompanying class to help students learn across lines of religious difference, engage with other parts of the world, and strengthen the interfaith climate at the University. Previous Pilgrimage destinations include: Poland, Israel, South Korea, Morocco, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
Establish goals and objectives for Jewish life, campus ministries, and multifaith programs in support of Chaplaincy and University strategic plans; conduct ongoing evaluation and assessment of programs and student engagement outcomes. Manage Jewish Life, Campus Ministry, and Multifaith Programming budgets. Develop and maintain records to include program information, participation, and status. Prepare reports and analyses reflecting budget, progress, participation, trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Work closely with enrollment management and advancement services to cultivate relationships with Jewish alumni, prospective students, and donors. Establish and maintain healthy and creative relationships with Jewish institutions and interfaith organizations in the wider Richmond community. Represents the Office of the Chaplaincy within the wider University community and Richmond region as needed.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS: * Knowledge and ability to lead a wide range of Jewish religious, cultural, and social practices from a variety of social and theological perspectives.
Knowledge of a wide range of religious traditions and practices.
Knowledge and ability to lead interfaith dialogue and programming within a University setting.
Knowledge and ability to offer pastoral care to students, faculty, and staff of various backgrounds.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources.
Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Ability to create, compose, and edit written and presentation materials.
Ability to create new programs and develop policies and procedures to strengthen and access new and current programs.
Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies and procedures.
Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
Ability to recruit, supervise and train volunteers, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, creative solutions.
Ability to represent the University to the community, and the community to the University.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to relate religiously, politically, and socially to a wide range of constituents, including perspective students, alumni, and donors.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: * At least seven years of professional work experience.
Rabbinic ordination preferred, or at least five years of professional leadership in a Jewish congregation or community organization.
Demonstrated experience supervising and leading staff.
Demonstrated experience organizing and managing a budget.
Demonstrated experience creating, initiating, organizing, and managing programs and projects.
Demonstrated experience in interfaith dialogue, education, and program leadership. * A Master’s degree is required. Candidates who are nearing the completion of a Master’s degree program will be considered.
WORK HOURS: * Full-time, exempt position
- Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m.
- 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
Requires some evenings and weekends
Requires domestic and international travel
SALARY STRUCTURE: Pay Grade 7 To see more detailed salary information please review the University of Richmond's
Compensation Structure. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation’s first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE
Do you want to become part of a fun, positive, professional team that loves to work with seniors? The Village at Southlake, managed by Blue Harbor Senior Living, currently has an opening for an Activities Director. At Blue Harbor Senior Living our mission is to celebrate the unique qualities of our Residents by providing personalized care and exceptional service in a compassionate environment.
Develop, document and execute an activities program according to Blue Harbor Senior Living standards including but not limited to physical exercise, arts and crafts, entertainment, religious services and special events
Provide casual leisure time activities such as games, puzzles, movies, etc
Coordinate special outside activities including scenic drives, luncheon and dinner outings, shopping and field trips on a weekly basis
Organize and implement all activities and events
Lead activities, and if appropriate, delegate activities to assistants or volunteers
Create and publish a monthly or bi-monthly activities calendar for distribution in and outside of the community and web page
Maintain department within budgeted guidelines
Interview new and existing residents to discover what their activity interests are and develop your programs to fit the majority
Decorate the Community for all special events, holidays and parties.
Supervise any subordinates assigned to the Activities Director.
Develop a network of volunteers (resident and external) to assist with activities and special events
Present a professional demeanor that communicates a corporate philosophy of service, goodwill, and genuine interest in each resident’s needs
- Observe residents’ ability to perform daily ADL’s and social skills, communicate potential difficulties or opportunities to the appropriate team member Ecucation and/or Experience
Must be 18 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum two (2) years experience in related field We offer a competitive compensation package including:
Medical, dental, & vision benefits + 401 (k) with generous company match
Vacation, Sick & Holidays Based in Portland, Oregon, Blue Harbor Senior Living is a growing senior living company, currently operating communities across the United States. Blue Harbor’s home office provides top-level support services for all of our senior living communities. The Activities Director position presents an outstanding opportunity to join the team of our growing and dynamic organization. Blue Harbor Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ID: 2018-2145 External Company Name: FHC Property Management LLC. External Company URL: www.blueharborseniorliving.com
Assistant Director Of Student Activities
Assistant Director of Student Activities Posting Number S00410JP Department Student Activities Job Summary This position spends a substantial amount of time working directly with students and must be excited about helping students think creatively about and implement a wide range of programming initiatives. The person in this job will advise a range of student groups including club sports, multicultural groups, the first year class council and many more.
This position is also responsible for event planning and oversees both the first year/sophomore ball and the end of semester acapella shows. They will manage logistics for campus wide concerts and be point person day-of-show. The person in this position should be excited about thinking strategically about meeting student needs through day and night programming.
The person in this job is closely involved with both student music and art productions. They will oversee the band practice rooms and the recording studio and will supervise student curators responsible for coordinating student, alumni and community member art shows in the Smith Union Galleries and a team of student graphic designers. This person is the main point person for all offerings in Jack Magee’s Pub, including trivia nights, student EDM concerts and more.
An important aspect of this position is oversight of the on-campus craft center. Specific responsibilities include working with student managers and instructors to coordinate events, classes, and programs including weekly pottery studio open hours; recruiting craft center members and managing the membership list and ensuring the center is in compliance with safety requirements. This position has the opportunity for budget management and will oversee the $11,000 allocated to the Craft Center and the $4,000 Pub programming budget.
This position will work collaboratively with a variety of different departments across campus including, but not limited to, Athletics, Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Student Center for Multicultural Life, the Center for Sexuality, Women, and Gender and the Office of Residential Life. They will work with staff within the office, and across campus, on developing and implementing student leadership training. Additional duties and events will vary based on student interest.
Education/Skills Requirements Bachelor’s degree is required. Ability to exercise sound judgment, set priorities and solve problems independently. Demonstrated ability to motivate and collaborate with a wide range student led groups including affinity groups, dance groups, and any new groups that may be formed during the year.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Desire to work in a fast-paced, student-centered and collaborative office. Creativity in solving problems and designing new initiatives to enhance student life.
Comfortable in high stress situations. Willingness to stand in front of a crowd and give direction. Demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse student body in culturally competent ways combined with a demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents Experience in student activities or a similar collegiate setting, planning small and large scale campus events, is preferred. Standard Work Days and Hours The anticipated start date of this position is August 2018. This is a 2 year fixed length appointment.
This position is a year-round position (.83 FTE) working ten months each year, which offers employees greater flexibility in time away from the office when the College is not in session, including summer, winter, and spring breaks. This person will have the summers off (June and July) to pursue other activities. When students are in session hours are Monday – Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m, Friday, 12 noon – 5:00 p.m.; Weekend and evening hours are frequently required.
Start date August 1, 2018 – May 31, 2020. About Bowdoin The Student Activities office is a dynamic, creative and exciting office that works closely with students, staff and faculty across campus to help plan many of the student focused programming that happens outside of the classroom. Staff in the office serve as advisors to 110+ student organizations, help students manage a budget of $730,000, and support 250+ events per year.
Events range from high profile speakers such as Jose Antonio Vargas, the Guerilla Girls and Aasif Mandvi to campus wide concerts with artists like A$AP Ferg, Logic, BORNS and Louis the Child. In addition to the aforementioned responsibilities, Student Activities oversees the Student Government, four Class Councils, the campus radio station and the Entertainment Board. The office is extremely collaborative, with students as well as staff across campus.
Athletics is a significant partner in working with the talented athletes in our thirteen Club Sports, including National Champions in Curling and Ultimate Frisbee. Programming around diversity and inclusion is an important goal of Student Activities and partnerships with the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, the Student Center for Multicultural Life and the Center for Sexuality, Women, and Gender allow us to bring influential and relevant speakers such as, Donna Brazile, Noam Chomsky, Mya Taylor and DeRay Mckesson. Student Activities also partners with Residential Life, the McKeen Center for the Common Good and the Outing Club to offer a range of student leadership opportunities that provide students with skills that serve them in their roles at Bowdoin and help prepare them for life after college.
The office is fast paced, creative, innovative and student-centered. Each day brings a new challenge and a new opportunity to support students in creating the extracurricular offerings that meet their changing needs. About Bowdoin:
Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, 5% of students are international, and 12% identify as first-generation college students. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.
The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts.
Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston. Equal Opportunity Employer Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College.
Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs. Shift N/A Employment Category Full Time Academic Year FTE 0.83 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Hourly Background Check Package Requirements Administrative Staff + MVR Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job?
Yes Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 12/22/2017 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants Resume, Cover Letter and Writing Prompt are required. Open until filed.
Writing Prompt: What do you believe the role of Student Activites should be in a small and diverse liberal arts college? Discuss a specific program or initiative you worked on that fits that vision.
EEO Information Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. Supplemental Questions
Director Of Activities / Life Enrichment / Lifestyle - Atria Park Of Vintage Hills
Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world. Atria is an equal opportunity employer. Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications. We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment. Develops and implements programs of interest and meaning to our residents in order to enhance their lives and exceed their active aging lifestyle expectations. Manages and supervises the Engage Life Program Instructors (ELPI), volunteers, and drivers (where applicable).
Manages the Atria Resident Discovery tool (ARD), including completing Learn.Do.Try. (LDT) surveys, monthly event calendar, and all move in actions related to Engage Life for all residents.
Researches, evaluates, approves, develops and modifies community events and programs, according to resident interests and “8 Dimensions of Engagement”.
Prepares and publishes an engaging and creative monthly program calendar which incorporates the communities’ events and programs by the 1st of every month (ex. December calendar due Nov 1).
Manages all aspects of the Engage Life program.
Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation.
Contributes to community growth by participating in sales activities.
Engages in community public relations including collaboration with corporate public relations and preparation of local positive publicity stories.
Manages departmental needs and goals within department budgets.
Recruits, researches, and approves schedules and supervises programs leaders, general contractor entertainers, volunteers, religious professionals and vendors.
Responsibly manages and supervises all Active Aging and Transportation personnel including scheduling, assignment, direction, performance review (including input on pay adjustments), hiring and corrective action consistent with company policy.
Serves as the community’s “manager-on-duty” on a regular basis.
Determine and manage community resident transportation operation, including scheduling of outside events and similar operational decisions.
May drive company vehicle from community to social and other various destinations (only if required by community).
Recruits, approves, trains and manages volunteers where applicable.
May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; one to two years related experience and/or training.
Able to clearly present information through the spoken word. Can accurately communicate, providing the necessary level of detail even under stressful or demanding conditions. Ensures a positive attitude and team orientation is exhibited in verbal and non-verbal communication.
Solid performance management skills, including the ability to communicate performance expectations, document performance conversations, coach and document performance issues and complete performance management expectations as guided by the company.
Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion to make decisions designed to achieve company expectations and goals for the community.
Able to operate standard office equipment.
Ability to effectively utilize technology including use of computers, iPad/Tablet use, Word programming, internet access, email, and social media.
Position requires driving responsibilities (may use Company provided vehicle and/or personal vehicle).
Must possess valid driver’s license.
Must satisfactorily meet and be in compliance with Atria motor vehicle policy standards. Activity Director, activities, Recreation, Life Enrichment, Activities Director, Director of Activities, Director of Life Enrichment, Activity Specialist, Recreation Therapist, Recreation, Activities Coordinator, Programming Director, Director of Recreation, Life Enrichment, Reminiscence Director, Lifestyle Director, Recreation Therapy / Therapist, NCAP, Adult Education, Director of Resident Services, Fitness, Events, Outings, Life Enhancement, Adult Education, Activity Planner, Community Organizer, Events Planner, Coach, Event Coordinator, Program Director, Recreation Specialist, Director of Entertainment, Seniors, Geriatric, Assisted Living, Senior Living, Retirement, Development, Outings, Newsletter, Community, Drive, Plan, Culture, Arts, Entertainment, Music, Residents, Birthdays, Celebrate, Holidays
Park of Vintage Hills
Requisition ID: 2018-61195
External Company Name:
Atria Management Company, LLC
External Company URL: http://www.atriaseniorliving.com
Full time employees eligible for Medical/Dental/Vision Position Objective: The primary purpose of this position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Activity Department in accordance with current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, and established policies and procedures to assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident. Position Description:
As Activity Director, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties. Specific Duties and
Plan develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the activity programs of the facility Assist in development, administration and coordination of department policies and procedures Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the services and needs of resident assessments Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc. and submitting such to administrator as required Involve residents and families in planning of facility activity programs Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary Work with facility consultants as necessary and implement recommended changes as required Develop/manage volunteer program, including appropriate orientation for all volunteers (may be delegated) Direct, manage and supervise Activity Aides and/or other department personnel Delegate authority, responsibility and accountability to other responsible department personnel Serve as staff liaison to Resident Council Facilitate staff meetings and maintain minutes Assist in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished Maintain departmental budget Assist in development of plan of correction for department deficiencies/concerns Develop a written plan of care (preliminary and comprehensive) for each resident that identifies the problems/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished Maintain confidentially of all resident care information Attendance at facility/resident/family functions as directed by Administrator Rotation as Manager on Duty Other related duties as assigned by the administrator
Minimum of 2 years college preferred Degree preferred but not required Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or activities professional licensed by the state and eligible for certification as a recreation specialist or an activities professional; art therapist; music therapist; dance therapist
Wellness And Activities Director
As one of the nation’s leading providers of contract rehabilitation and wellness services, Aegis Therapies® applies proven techniques to help individuals move through life to increase their freedom and independence. Aegis has more than 7,500 employees providing short-term and long-term therapy services in over 1,400 locations in 41 states. Aegis Therapies leverages the power of collaboration to help patients transition seamlessly throughout the care continuum. No matter the setting, we specialize in providing services that adapt to each individual’s needs. Our therapists use leading-edge technology and innovation to help restore strength and confidence after illness, injury or surgery. We help individuals return to the activities they love with targeted rehabilitation and wellness services provided in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Explore our open positions today. When you join our team, you will always be a step ahead of the latest technologies and industry standards. At Aegis Therapies, you can build your professional skills and reach your most ambitious goals. That’s what being a true industry leader is all about. Our settings typically include:
Skilled nursing facilities
Assisted living facilities
Continuing care retirement communities
Hospital inpatient rehab units
Medically oriented gyms
Private homes GENERAL PURPOSE Provides knowledge and expertise in developing appropriate wellness and fitness programs for patients/residents (collectively called patients) and employees, supports adherence to established protocols, policies, guidelines and structure for the delivery of activities and wellness/fitness services. In cooperation with the Manager Rehab 1, works directly to market programs and services both internally and externally. Responsible to ensure the development, organization and coordination of living center and community resources to provide comprehensive Activity Services and programs that meet the needs and interests of each patient. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Interview and assess all patients prior to the initial Care Plan Conference; document this information in the medical record, develop an individual recreation plan based on the assessment and participate in Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings as needed and required by state/federal guidelines
Ensure appropriate programs/activities are provided to meet patient needs and state and federal requirements.
Ensure programs/activities adapted to meet changing needs of patients
Update patient records and record patient progress as needed and required by state or federal regulations
Develop and implement monthly recreation program calendars that reflect and meet the needs of facility patients
Manage facility Volunteer Program if required by customer and per customer established guidelines
Partner with social services to coordinate and develop patient council in accordance with state/federal guidelines if required by customer
Develop and implement wellness programs/services and activities for patient health
In coordination with Manager Rehab 1, interview, select and provide direct supervision of all wellness and activities staff
Schedule staff to ensure all wellness and activity programs are offered per customer and patient expectation
Provide general oversight of wellness/activity staff
Design and implement marketing and promotions initiatives to attract appropriate clientele and expand program participation
Monitor clinical outcomes and utilization
Assist Manager Rehab 1 in partnering with host facility to ensure proper and adequate equipment and supplies are available
At customer and Manager Rehab 1 request, serve on QAA to review activities and ensure appropriate delivery of services, and standards of practice requirements are met
Interact with customer staff and team members in a positive manner; work collaboratively to ensure patient/employee and customer satisfaction relative to services rendered. QUALIFICATIONS
High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in biology, physiology, exercise physiology or related field preferred
Currently credentialed in the state of practice as Activities Director, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) or ability to become credentialed within six (6) months of placement in position, preferred
Specialty certification as personal trainer, exercise specialist, fitness instructor, health and fitness specialist, recreational therapy specialist or similar area preferred
Minimum two (2) years’ experience working with senior population, preferred
Experience completing MSDs, preferred
Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time without compromising deadlines
Capable of working independently without supervision
Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information
Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS
Mobility, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, walking, heavy lifting, fine hand coordination, ability to hear, ability to read and write, ability to detect odors, and ability to remain calm under stress.
Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc.
Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.
Intelligible speech and normal language / cognitive skills.
Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers.*
Lifting of patients*, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds rarely.
Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day.
Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead.
Must be able to transfer patients.*
Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients / caregivers.
Work in a fast-paced clinical environment.
Weekend and holiday work may be required.
Work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.
- Several task and job duties involve a risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM). EOE Statement: Aegis Therapies, Inc. ("the Company") is committed to a diverse workforce. For detailed information on your rights, and in order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-877-858-9013 or via email at email@example.com for assistance. The affirmative action plan will be made available for applicants to review M - F, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Please contact the location leader to schedule. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Drug-Free Workplace. Click here: https://www.mycare.com/PublicFile/65f11946-5238-4db3-8dc8-9668ee3e78d6 Work Type: Full Time Category: Activites - Hillsboro, IL - Illinois EOE Statement: Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. DrugFree Workplace.
Activities Director - Part-Time 1St Shift
Job Description: To plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Activity Department in accordance with current Federal, State and local standards, guidelines and regulations; the facility policies and procedures; and as directed by the Administrator.
It is the responsibility of the Activities Director to ensure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interest and the physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident. ACCOUNTABILITY:Administrator DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the activity program of this facility.
Assist in the development, administering and coordinating of department policies and procedures related to the activity department. Keep abreast of current Federal and State regulations, as well as professional standards, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator as needed.
Develop and implement policies and procedures for the identification of medically related activity needs of the resident.
Participate in community planning related to the interest of the facility and the services and needs of the residents and families. Participate in resident assessments and the development and implementation of Resident specific care plans. Interview resident and/or families as needed in a private setting.
Interview residents and/or families to obtain activity information. Submit forms and reports to the Administrator as required. Involve residents and/or families in planning facility activities.
Assume the authority, responsibility and accountability of directing the activity department. Ensure understanding of and compliance with all policies, procedures, rules, regulations regarding resident rights to include assisting the residents in exercising their rights. Develop positive relationships on behalf of the facility with government regulators, facilities, health care and the community at large.
Understand and follow fire, safety, sanitation, blood-borne pathogen rules and hazard communication program. Attend and provide in-service as indicated. Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.
Keep abreast of current economic conditions/situations and recommend to the Administrator adjustments in activity programs that assure the continued ability to provide. Assist the Q.A. Committee in developing appropriate plans of action to correct identified deficiencies.
Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies. Prevents abuse, neglect and exploitation in the elderly. Promote a safe, clean environment in which the residents may live.
Become a participating facility team member with the residents as first priority. Understand and follow all rules and regulations regarding Residents’ Rights. Ensure that all charged activity progress notes are informative and descriptive of services provided and of the resident’s response to the service.
Involve the resident and/or family in planning objectives and goals for the residents. Meet with administration and other department heads in planning activity programs. Serve on committees as may be required or directed by the Administrator.
Maintain current financial records for the activity department of all expenditures and submit an accounting to the Administrator on a monthly basis. Participate in resident group council meetings as requested and provide support services to said council. Encourage residents to participate in games, activities, crafts and hobbies and provide materials as needed.
Develop and maintain an activities calendar. Provide activities for all residents. All other duties, as directed by the Administrator.
Attend facility meetings. COGNITIVE AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Talking: Communicating with residents, families, visitors and staff Hearing:
To communicate on the phone effectively Taking instructions from the Administrator To respond to resident complaints and requests To respond appropriately to disaster instructions and pages Sight: For performing job effectively and correctly Smell: For accurate detection and maintenance of facility odors LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by the State and is eligible for certification as a recreation specialist or as an activities professional, OR, Must have a minimum two years experience in a social or recreation program within the last five years, one of which was full time in a patient activities program in a health care setting. SUMMARY OF OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE: Tasks and procedures performed by the employee involve risks classified by C.D.C. as Category III. (No contact with blood or other bodily fluids to which universal precautions apply, if regular duties are performed.) OTHER CONSIDERATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Must be able to tolerate a high pace as typical for a nursing facility. Must be able to take and give instructions well and enjoy working with the elderly. Although employee is required to sit for prolonged periods of time, he/she must also be able to tolerate prolonged standing and walking. This is a part time Position for an Assistant to the Activities Director
The Activities Director is responsible for coordinating programming that is unique and responsive to a community’s residents. The Activities Director will serve as liaison with the community’s home owner’s association and property management company. • Develops a comprehensive standard facility operations manual, including written policies and procedures for all facility services, administration, and maintenance using the WTS International operations template. • Develops, through use of a template, a monthly and yearly management report outlining key facility statistics and a summary of daily operations.
Also reports any current or future concerns and, with Operation Director’s approval, forwards recommended changes to the client. • Submits all paperwork and financial reporting, including payroll, in accordance with WTS International policy. • Develops and maintains accurate facility maintenance procedures and checklists through routine preventative maintenance and repair. • Writes articles or press releases for the facility, when applicable. • Creates a team of service providers to meet all aspects of professionalism and service demands. • Maintains a fully staffed facility by recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training all staff. • Ensures the staff is fully knowledgeable on the use and benefits of services, products, programs, and activities by conducting regularly scheduled staff meetings and training workshops. • Ensures appropriate facility supervisory coverage through use of a Manager on Duty (MOD) system and participates in MOD schedule. • Assesses all employees’ progress continually; coaches employees with positive reinforcement, and disciplines, when necessary, fairly and consistently; participates in annual performance evaluations, and, when necessary, assists in the termination process. • Provides excellent customer service and monitors guest feedback through the use of comment cards and other customer care techniques. Supervises and follows up on guest requests and comments. • Creates and implements an annual marketing and programming plan to promote all activities and encourage member participation and utilization. • Develops member participation and recruitment plans; outlining in detail all promotions, fitness programs, and any expenditures. • Ensures fiscal responsibility through efficient scheduling of facility and, when necessary, makes changes to stay within budgetary guidelines. • Develops and plans a diverse calendar of enjoyable member programs and activities such as: fitness and wellness programs, youth programs (if applicable), aquatic programs, sports, life enrichment classes, special events, social events, resident concierge services, and spa or personal care services (if applicable). • Conducts new resident orientations including an introduction to the facilities, services, programs, policies, and procedures. • Works with Sales and Marketing Department Staff to introduce prospective members to the facility’s amenities and programs. • Monitors and tracks resident utilization and program registrations/participation by establishing a tracking procedure. Ensures all guest fees and class fees are correctly charged. • Designs, with the use of templates, forms, flyers, and promotional materials to be utilized in daily facility operations. • Works with the property management company to address resident questions and concerns. • Reviews and discusses any client suggestions with Facility Manager at staff meetings. • Prepares bulletins and flyers for display on bulletin board, intranet, cable, and for a possible activities newsletter. • Maintains bulletin board(s). • Maintains monthly inventory of supplies and equipment (towels, amenities, etc.). • Other duties as assigned • Recreational Management/Marketing and Sales background • Programming experience • Degree in Recreation and/or Fitness preferred • Excellent customer service skills • Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance • Excellent verbal and written skills • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational • Effective leadership skills and a strong work ethic • Proficient in appropriate computer skills and office equipment • Ability to stand for long periods • This position required the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, walk, and talk • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms • Ability to lift 25 lbs. • Normal work hours:
Varied to include nights, weekends, and holidays WTS International, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to having a diverse work force. Region/City: Apollo Beach, FL Compensation: $38-40k Dependent upon Experience Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 External Company URL: www.wtsinternational.com
Activities Director - Full-Time
Wickliffe Country Place, a 4-star rated facility by CMS, would like you to join our team of professionals. Wickliffe Country Place, conveniently located near I-90, offers a warm and comfortable environment with staff committed to treating everyone like family- with compassion, respect and kindness.
Summary The Activities Director will be responsible for planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operations of the Activity Department. The Activity Department is a vital component of the interdisciplinary team. The Activities Director will ensure that each resident has an appropriate activities care plans to meet his or her mental, spiritual and psychosocial needs.
In addition, the Director will oversee the ongoing program development for the facility. Experience Must have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in a social or recreation program within the last five (5) years, one (1) of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; Must have working knowledge of current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations and able to implement facility established policies and procedures Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by this state and is eligible for certification as a recreation specialist or as an activities professional; or Must be a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or Must have completed a training course approved by this state. Education/Licensure Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school or university preferred.
Legacy Health Services offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life and 401(k) with company match. To learn more about joining the Legacy Health Services family, please visit our website at www.LHShealth.com. Legacy Health Services is a family owned and operated post-acute care company based in Parma, Ohio. “Our Family Caring for Yours” is as true today as it was when the company was created over fifty years ago.
Legacy Health Services manages over 1700 nursing home beds in eleven nursing facilities that serve northern Ohio. With over 2,500 dedicated employees, Legacy Health Services provides a complete continuum of care that includes skilled nursing, assisted living, rehabilitation services, long-term care and affiliates that provide full-time nurse practitioners, hospice and home health care. We provide our residents with compassionate care and quality services to meet all of their needs, both clinical and non-clinical.
We value each of our residents as individuals, with unique physical, spiritual, social, emotional and intellectual needs. Our goal is to treat everyone like family- with compassion, respect and kindness.
The Director of Activities is responsible for all activity functions in the home.
Activities are planned to meet their physical, social, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs.
The Activities Director is also responsible for the coordinating and recruiting of all volunteers.
The Activities Director works predominately with an adult geriatric population.
Bachelor Degree in Activities preferred.
Certified in the field of Therapeutic Activities or Activities preferred.
Must be able to work occasional weekends, holidays, and evenings.
Knowledge of special needs and limitations of elderly and disabled.
Knowledge of methods and techniques used to include residents and involve them in activities.
Knowledge of federal, state, and accreditation standards related to the provision of an Activities program. ID: 2017-8432 External Company Name: FutureCare External Company URL: http://www.futurecarehealth.com
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