Ecumen

  • Life Enrichment Assistant

    Company : Name Heritage at Irene Woods
    ID 2019-13870
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(1/2/2019 1:10 PM)
    Category
    Life Enrichment
    Type
    Part-Time
    Location
    US-TN-Memphis
  • Overview

    Heritage at Irene Woods seeks a Life Enrichment Assistant to join its team.  Heritage at Irene Woods is developed and owned by Edward Rose & Sons, known for creating amenity-rich communities where people can appreciate comfortable and affordable living in beautiful settings.  Partnering with Edward Rose & Sons is Ecumen, a not-for-profit organization that has grown to be one of the most innovative leaders in senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives.  Heritage at Irene Woods consists of 111 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes as well as 30 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in Memphis, Tennessee.

    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:

     

    • 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

    Edward Rose & Sons and Ecumen are equal opportunity employers.  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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