Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Activity Leader in Liverpool, New York
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Elderwood at Liverpool is searching for energetic, bubbly & compassionate full time Activity (Recreation) Leader to aide our very busy 160-bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We are in growth mode and just completed a beautiful renovation our facility including investing in new state of the art recreation therapy equipment for our Activities staff! We offer increased salaries, comprehensive full time benefits and an extensive orientation & training program to ensure you have all the tools you need to succeed.
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.
The position is full time and includes days, some evenings with one weekend a month. This is an entry-level position but the salary increases with relevant experience.
Perks of Being an Activity Leader:
Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
Generous PTO & holiday package
401K Retirement plan with company matching
Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance
Substantial Employee Referral program
Free On-Site Parking
Discounted Employee Meal Tickets
Friendly, Supportive Staff
Quiet Suburban Neighborhood
Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment
Relaxing employee lounge with free iced/hot coffee
Monthly employee appreciation events
Employee of the month recognition
Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse activities team
Truly make a difference in our resident’s lives while providing top notch care
Just 10 minutes from Syracuse
Who is Elderwood:
Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more. Elderwood has a large continuum of care and is proud to say Elderwood at Liverpool has been providing top notch care at their location for 34 years!
What an Activity Leader Does:
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.
Utilizes assistance of volunteers with planned programs
Performs in-service programs of the facility
Does light housekeeping tasks in the Activity Room (cleaning refrigerator, sink, stove, tables) on a daily basis, and assists with maintaining the general esthetic appearance of the activity areas.
Maintains bulletin board displays on the nursing unit and in the Activities Room area.
Prepares daily broadcasting script.
Transfers/secures residents into van for outside travel programs; drives can or other vehicle for outside activity programs.
Attends Employee Council meetings and departmental meetings.
Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.
What It Takes To Be An Activity Leader:
High school diploma required.
Ability to relate and enjoy working with residents required. Tact and diplomacy in dealing with residents necessary.
Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.
Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing 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.
Maturity, stability and willingness to accept responsibility necessary.
Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.
Physical stamina for constant activity required.
Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.
Elderwood at Lancaster is a 96 bed, five-star, skilled nursing facility (SNF). We offer comprehensive, personalized orthopedic, cardiac, and post-surgical rehab programs including physical, occupational, and speech therapy. Services and Programs include Oncology, SMARTS Express Care, Wound Care, Cardiac Telemetry Services, Palliative and Respite Care and Seasons Memory Care. We pride ourselves on a friendly, home-like atmosphere.
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: 2020-12422
Shift: Day shift
Street: 4800 Bear Road