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  • Life Enrichment Lead

    Company : Name Clarkfield Care Center
    ID 2018-12846
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(7/12/2018 3:03 PM)
    Category
    Life Enrichment
    Type
    Part-Time
    Location
    US-MN-Clarkfield
  • Overview

    Want to work for a company that cares? Put your passion for serving others to work as a Life Enrichment Lead at Clarkfield Care Center, an Ecumen managed community!

     

    We’re hiring caring, compassionate people like you to provide programming that makes the lives of our residents more fulfilling and enjoyable. As a caregiver at Ecumen, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

     

    Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”

    Responsibilities

    The Life Enrichment Supervisor is responsible for planning and delivery of recreational and life enriching programs designed to meet and honor the physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, educational and social needs of all residents, based on an individualized assessment.

    Essential job responsibilities include:

     

    1. Develops and maintains a master calendar of events, outings and other life enrichment opportunities for residents.

    2. Plans and conducts individual and group activities, events, and outings to meet the assessed needs of residents. Documents resident participation.

    3. Performs assessments (initial, quarterly, annual) of residents’ life enrichment needs and completes required sections of MDS, assists in the development of care plan to meet those needs, and participates in resident care conferences.

    4. Develops and maintains policies and procedures pertaining to Life Enrichment and communicates these to life enrichment staff and other departments.

    5. Supervises Life Enrichment staff.

    6. Provides transportation for residents to outings using community vehicle.

    7. Empowers residents to develop interpersonal relationships, socialize effectively and develop confidence to participate in individual and group programming activity.

    8. Responsible for department budget and ensuring availability of supplies.

    9. Maintains an interdisciplinary focus, being mindful of the needs and operations of other departments. Communicates with other departments in advance of events that will require their assistance and participation.
       

    Qualifications

    Life Enrichment Lead

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • High school diploma or GED
    • 2 years related experience
    • Knowledge and understanding of the field of geriatrics and the interpersonal, spiritual and psycho-social needs of older adults.
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written format
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, HUD Policy and Procedures, ADA , Fair Housing laws and regulations and SDS

     
    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • Previous supervisory experience
    • Previous experience working with seniors
    • ADC, ACC or CTRS preferred but not required

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.

     

    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.

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