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Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Activity Leader - Part Time in Cheektowaga, New York

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Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking an Activity Leader that is high energy, compassionate and detailed oriented. This is a Part Time opportunity (shift details below):

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 Option:

  • 4p-9p (20 hrs/week); must be flexible with evening and weekend scheduling

About 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 supplies.

  • 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.

Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

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 involved.

Requisition ID: 2021-19303

Street: 225 Bennett Road

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