Avera LTC - Activities Assistant in Pierre, South Dakota

Contact Information

Contact: Peggy Laurenz Tel: (605) 224-3281 Email: peggy.laurenz@avera.org

Job Details

*JOB SUMMARY: *

  • Work with the residents of Avera Maryhouse to fulfill their quality of life.

  • Plan and implement scheduled activities assigned that assists in maintaining each resident's/patient's highest functioning level dealing with physical, spiritual and mental well-being aspects.

  • Follow the individual plan of care for each resident/patient as assigned and maintain documentation of the same.

  • Maintain equipment, inventory and department area.

Abilities:

  • Must enjoy and be able to maintain good working relationships with the elderly.

  • Must be able to read, write and follow oral/written directions.

  • Must have a valid SD Driver License.

**Education and Training:

  • High school education or GED

  • Experience in the field of gerontology is preferred but not required.

  • CNA certification is preferred. If not a CNA, will be required to obtain within 60 days of hire. On the job training will be provided to successful candidate.

Requisition Number: 1804559

Facility: Avera Mary House Long Term Care, Pierre, SD

Department: LTC - Physical Therapy

Schedule: Part Time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm/72hrs/2wks