Atria Senior Living Memory Care Activity Specialist in East Northport, New York
What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.
Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years prior experience with an adult population developing and implementing activities and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have a working knowledge of the methods of recreational therapy or activity programming and their application to activity and leisure needs of residents with Alzheimer’s/Dementia.
Required certification(s) based on current state regulations.
Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed.
Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements.
Leads assigned Life Guidance programs and develops service plans.
Offers adequate and diversified recreational activities to residents with sufficient supervision for each activity.
Proactively involves all Life Guidance staff in the planning and implementation of the daily program which includes all activities of daily living.
Plans individual birthday celebrations for each resident.
Develops programs for residents including, if applicable, programs designed for residents confined to their rooms.
Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation.
Greets new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests and backgrounds.
Assists in planning parties and activities as well as decorating the community according to the season and/or holiday throughout the years as well as planning monthly birthday parties to honor residents.
Supports and actively participates in the community’s census building initiatives.
Maintains records of all activities, resident participation levels and acceptance of each activity by residents as required by state law.
Assists Life Guidance Director in enlisting the services of volunteers to aid the activities program.
May perform other duties as assigned.
The wage range for this position is $17.00/hr - $20.40/hr, dependent on prior work history and experience
Requisition ID: 2023-207149
Posting Community Location: Atria Senior Living - East Northport