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Director of Activities Certified

Company: Luxe at Jupiter
Location: Jupiter
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:To plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the activity programs by current federal, state, and company guidelines governing the Center and as may be directed by the Administrator to ensure that the emotional, recreational, and social needs of the residents are met and maintained on an individual basis.Responsibilities:

  • -Ensure resident-directed plans of care related to each resident's choices in activities.
  • Plan, develop, implement, evaluate, and direct the center's activity programs to meet each resident's needs regardless of their cognitive level.
  • Identify and monitor the residents' spiritual, social, recreational, and emotional needs through routine interviews and visits.
  • Develop positive relationships with the area health care community, churches, and schools on behalf of the Company to ensure current and future volunteers assist with program delivery.
  • Develop and maintain a good working relationship with other departments within the center to ensure that activity programs can be adequately maintained to meet the needs of the residents.
  • Conduct regular assessments and obtain input from the residents/resident counsel to monitor the delivery of activities' services.
  • Initially assess residents and coordinate with nursing supervisor to help residents with a selection of activities in compliance with doctors' orders.
  • Interview residents and families to better provide activities to meet the residents' needs.
  • Provide information to residents and families that will show activity programs available.
  • Maintain and document activity progress notes and record residents' activities, per OBRA guidelines.
  • Ensure activities are varied and conducted seven days a week and evenings.
  • Develop a monthly activity calendar.
  • Meet with personnel regularly to assist in identifying and correcting areas and the improvement of services provided.
  • Develop and implement volunteer programs to include recruiting, training, and supervision of volunteers.
  • Maintain a working knowledge and ensure compliance with all governmental regulations.
  • Provide the Administrator with requested assistance in developing the activities' budgets.
  • Manage activities budget to include labor costs; monitor expenditures.
  • Maintain supplies and equipment to ensure that adequate levels are maintained and available for activities.Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Must be certified as an Activities Director or Bachelor's or Associates degree in Therapeutic Recreation
    • Must have the ability to read, write, and follow oral and written directions at a level to accomplish the job.
    • At least two (2) years' long-term care experience preferred.
    • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance as required.
    • Advanced computer knowledge and experience related to the job preferred. Must have previous supervisory experience and strong organization and communication skillsBenefits/Perks:
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Life Insurance
      • Retirement SavingsLocation:Jupiter, FL

Keywords: Luxe at Jupiter, Jupiter , Director of Activities Certified, Executive , Jupiter, Florida

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