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Woodmark Pharmacy of New York LLC Activity Leader in Cheektowaga, New York

Activity Leader

Requisition ID

2020-14315

# of Openings

1

Area of Interest

Social Work

Company

Elderwood

Location

Elderwood at Cheektowaga

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Elderwood at Cheektowaga is seeking an Activity Leader that is high energy, compassionate and detailed oriented. We have 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:
10a-6p
11a-7p
1p-9p

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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.

Company Details

Elderwood at Cheektowaga is a 172 bed skill nursing facility (SNF) offering a unique campus setting. This campus also includes an assisted living facility and an independent living community. We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac, and post-surgical rehab programs, including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Specialty Programs include Oncology, SMARTS Express Care, Wound Care, Palliative and Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care.

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