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Life Enrichment Assistant

Company: Avamere
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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Our mission to enhance the life of every person we serve starts with our team members.

When you become part of Ovation, you really are joining a family. 

 

 

Life Enrichment Assistant

Status: Part-time

Schedule: Saturday & Sunday

Shift: Days

Location: Ovation Sienna Hills, St. George Utah 84780

 

Employee Perks:

  • Employee meal credit
  • Tuition assistance
  • Career development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program featuring free counseling services, financial coaching, legal services and more
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • 401K retirement plan with employer contributions
  • Comprehensive benefits package with medical coverage, voluntary dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term disability, and AD&D coverage

 


The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in planning, organizing, and developing, the overall operation of the Activity Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Life Enrichment Director, 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. This job descriptions encompasses the responsibilities for the IL, AL, or MC Life Enrichment director.

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist in Planning, organizing, and implementing the activity programs for the designated property. May be specifically for a Memory Care, Assisted Living or Independent Living
  • Assume the authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing all volunteers and ensure volunteers are screened and supervised according to Avamere policy.
  • Assist to Develop and distribute monthly activities calendar and newsletter for residents and family members. Post activities calendar in public area.
  • Coordinate and schedule outside vendors and presenters and ensure that their material is appropriate; and the form of presenting is appropriate
  • Participate in community event planning with marketing staff.
  • Arrange transportation for events, activities, and outings. May assist the concierge with doctors’ appointments when necessary.
  • Ensure proper transportation for resident activities. Including driving Avamere vehicles and participating in required orientation and on-going training for safe driving
  • Interview residents or family members to obtain activity suggestions as directed by the LED.
  • Review all resident care plans on a quarterly basis for accuracy regarding the activities department and to recognize the ability and needs of the residents as directed by the LED.
  • Make routine visits to residents and provide one-on-one visits to those residents who may not participate in regular activities
  • Monitor staff to assure that they are following established safety regulations in the use of equipment and supplies
  • Report known or suspected incidents of fraud, waste and/or abuse to the Executive Director.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all resident care information including protected health information. Report known or suspected incidents of unauthorized disclosure of such information
  • Always Promote the company in a positive manner
  • Adhere to all standards in employee handbook (cell phones, computer use, dress code, etc.)
  • Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the Community
  • Other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as may be directed by the Administrator

 

Education

  • Must possess, as a minimum, high school diploma. Higher education experience preferred but not necessary

 

Experience

  • Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years’ experience in a social or recreation program or have similar amount of experience working in a health care setting
  • Must have service-related experience

Ovation Sienna Hills Retirement Community, in St. George Utah, is a place to re-energize, explore, and engage at your own pace in one of the nation’s most beautiful resort towns. Independent living, assisted living, and memory care at Ovation Sienna Hills are inspired by life and St. George’s amazing location and atmosphere.

 

The Luxury Retirement Community consists of 300 apartments and 25 villas. Independent Living is offered in 150 apartments. As residents look for more support, they will find 150 suites of Assisted Living and Memory Care rooms.

 

Our Mission: To enhance the life of every person we serve

 

Supports and maintains The Avamere Family of Companies Core Values:

  • Integrity above all else
  • Passion for the quality of people’s lives
  • Quality that is obvious
  • Innovation, not emulation
  • A culture of trust and respect
  • Reaching to Learn, Grow and Embrace Change
  • Teamwork, camaraderie, and fun

Keywords: Avamere, Saint George , Life Enrichment Assistant, Other , Washington, Utah

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