Activities Assisant

Location:
Namasté Alzheimer Center
2 Penrose Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Job Type: Full Time


Description

As a part of the CHI Living Communities, Namaste Alzheimer Center offers residential Dementia and Alzheimer’s care in a beautiful location at the base of Cheyenne Mountain.

Namaste Alzheimer Center is a Five Star facility and was recently named one of the Best Nursing Homes by U.S. News & World Report for their 2016-17 report . If you are interested in being part of a Leader in Dementia Care organization, then Namaste is looking for you!

Namaste is currently seeking one full-time activities assistant to join our team.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES

Assists the Activity Director in planning, organizing, developing and directing the overall operation of the Activity Department. Demonstrates workplace effectiveness to assure communication of CHI Living Communities’ mission and core values.

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists with the daily maintenance of the department to maintain a safe and clean environment.
  • Orders and maintains proper supplies for planned activities.
  • Completes all assessments and programming documentation within specific time-frames, as directed by the Activities Supervisor.
  • Assists with transportation for resident outings, as directed.
  • Maintains a professional manner when dealing with residents, families and other staff.
  • Maintains and updates monthly calendars. Monitors daily activities and assists with implementing programs to meet the residents' individual care plan needs.
  • Follows OSHA guidelines and facility safety programs to ensure a safe environment.
  • Responsible for the proper care of all property, equipment, supplies and financial assets involved in the performance of the job.
  • Additional duties may be outlined by facility. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

JOB TYPE:

Full-time (30 hours per week, hours range from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

Job Type: Full-time


Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in a patient, recreational or activities program preferred.

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