Centers Health Care Activities Director in Glens Falls, New York
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Glens Falls, NY
Director of Recreation/Activities
Glens Falls Center is actively looking to hire a full-time Activities Director for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Glens Falls, NY. The ideal candidate will have prior Activities Director experience in a Long Term Care setting, an upbeat energetic personality, and be tech-savvy.
Plans a variety of engaging activity programs for all days of the week (including evenings, weekend and holidays)
Plans activities that are appropriate to the needs of the residents (includes but are not limited to: small and large group programs, individual pursuits, sensory activities, clubs, special interests, spiritual and religious activities, one to one activities, community outings)
Prepares a monthly calendar of activities that are posted in prominent areas and provided to every resident
Prepares a monthly staffing schedule that includes evening and weekend and holiday coverage
Ensures that all documentation requirements are met. (MDS, assessments, care plans)
Develops a system to record resident participation/attendance
Participates in morning meetings, department head meetings, care plan meetings, and any other meeting as directed by the facility administrator
Orders appropriate supplies and equipment for the department
Plans a monthly resident council meeting (and any other resident committees such as the food committee) and is the staff liaison for the resident council president and other resident executive committee members. Takes meeting minutes and ensures that all resident concerns are addressed
Organizes and coordinates special community outings with resident interests in mind
Arranges regular entertainment, parties, seasonal programs, and special events
Plans and coordinates staff events at the request of the administrator
Ensures that the facility is appropriately decorated as per the holiday/season
Supervises the volunteer program for the facility
Coordinates community grassroots programming and serves as facility representative at local events
Responsible for maintaining a bi-monthly newsletter and maintaining facility social media program
Adheres to all facilities and corporate policies.
Must have activities/recreation experience working in a skilled nursing facility
Minimum 2 years of age-appropriate experience with 5 years in a full-time activity program
Excellent administrative and organizational skills
Must enjoy working with the senior population
Glens Falls, NY
Glens Falls Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located on the border of Warren and Washington Counties. Our mission at Glens Falls Center is to provide the finest rehabilitation and skilled nursing services anywhere. Excellence is our goal, and good outcomes are our daily measure of progress. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, dedicated to providing a warm, welcoming and nurturing environment for all. Glens Falls Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special services including in-patient and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer’s. The Centers Health Care family offers Urgent Care, Managed Care, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer –M/F/D/V