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  • Life Enrichment Assistant

    Company : Name St Mark's Living
    ID 2018-13363
    Posted Date
    7 days ago(10/9/2018 11:31 AM)
    Category
    Life Enrichment
    Days/Hours
    Days
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location
    US-MN-Austin
  • Overview

    St. Mark’s Living seeks a caring and loyal Life Enrichment Assistant to join its team.  Must be able to drive our van for resident events, and pass the DOT physical.  St. Mark's Living consists of 73 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 61 nursing home beds, 21 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Austin, Minnesota. Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.

    Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for delivering Life Enrichment programming designed to meet and honor the physical, social, spiritual, sensory and psychological needs of all residents based on an assessment of their individual needs and interests. Advocates and promotes resident participation and choice.

     

    Essential job responsibilities include:

     

    1. Assists with individual and group activities, transport residents, notifies, encourages and assures resident participation in appropriate recreational activities according to their individual needs and plan of care, and documents resident participation as appropriate.

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

    3. Ensures residents arrive at scheduled activities, outings and appointments in a timely manner. Transporting residents as needed.

    4. Maintains supplies in an orderly manner, notifies supervisor of supply needs in a timely manner.

    5. Monitors daily and monthly calendars of events, outings and other recreational opportunities for residents.

    6. Assists and supports all workers and positions in the building; identifies what needs to be done and assists as needed.

    Qualifications

    Life Enrichment Assistant

    Minimum Required Qualifications:

     

    • GED or High School Diploma
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

     

    • Previous experience caring for seniors
    • Activity Assistant Certified, ADC, CTRC

    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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