Ecumen

Life Enrichment Assistant

Company : Name Sunnyside Care Center
Type Part-Time
{Everyother Saturday, Day Shift}
Posted Date
2 weeks ago(6/14/2022 12:32 PM)
Category
Life Enrichment
Location
US-MN-Lake Park
ID
2022-21954

Overview

Sunnyside Care Center seeks a Life Enrichment Assistant to join its team.  Sunnyside Care Center consists of 34 nursing home beds and is located in Lake Park, 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:

 

  • 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 (EOE).  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 status as a protected veteran.    


Ensuring the safety and well-being of our residents, patients and staff is one of our highest priorities at Ecumen. To ensure we are complying with CMS guidelines, this position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or submit for an exemption request prior to starting employment.


We participate in E-Verify.  

 

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