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Cheektowaga SNF Activity Leader - Full Time in Cheektowaga, New York

Activity Leader - Full Time

Requisition ID

\# of Openings

Area of Interest
Social Work


Elderwood at Cheektowaga

Position Type
Regular Full-Time

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Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking an Activity Leader that is high
energy, compassionate and detailed oriented. We are offering Full Time
and Part Time opportunities.

Our Activities Deptarment plays a crucial role in the health and
well-being of our residents. While there is much fun to be had, this
position requires planning and documentation. Comfort with technology is
a must.

Activity Leader Overview:
An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our
activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep
residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.
This position requires a high level of energy and activity. Comfort with
technology and love for the elderly are a must!
Shift Options:
1p-9pAbout Elderwood at Cheektowaga
Centrally located to the metro-Buffalo region, Elderwood at Cheektowaga
is a well-established long-term care community offering round-the-clock
skilled nursing care and comprehensive subacute rehab services.
Residents with dementia benefit from Elderwood's Seasons Memory Care
program. The community is part of a continuum on the suburban campus
that allows seniors to age in place with Elderwood assisted living and
independent living communities nearby.


Assists the Director Activities in planning and carrying out the
activity program.

Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational
and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and
cooperation of resident.

Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities in care
planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.

Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community
resources for the betterment of the activities program.

Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and

Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.


Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.

Valid New York Driver's License and clean driving record required.

Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families
and visitors required.

Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting
climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet
their needs required.

Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.

Physical stamina for constant activity required.

EOE Statement

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are
considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or
physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin,
age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual
orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal,
State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work

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