Welcov Healthcare Activities assistant in Rapid City, South Dakota
Do you like to have fun? Do you have a passion for helping and connecting with others? Work in our long term care community assisting our residents with fun activities. Apply today for a Recreation Services Aide!
The Recreation Services Aide will implement an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the interests and physical, mental, and psychological well-being of each resident in accordance with a comprehensive assessment. This position is responsible for leading small and large group activities. The Recreation Services Aide needs the ability to motivate and relate effectively with the elderly population as well as those in short term rehabilitation. The Recreation Services Aide will provide one-on-one visits for assigned groups of residents (i.e. sensory, reading, and visiting). This role will organize and carry out resident groups for community outings and activities. The Recreation Services Aide will maintain accurate records of activity participation and/or behaviors for each resident. This role is responsible to communicate with other departments about any necessary issues regarding the residents, including Social Services, Dietary and Nursing.
- High School diploma or equivalent
- 1+ year of customer service experience
- Ability to understand people-physically, mentally, emotionally and socially
- Creative and organization skills
- Ability to enthusiastically create, plan guide, teach and lead recreation programs to residents
- Excellent communication skills
Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V
We conduct drug and alcohol testing as allowed by applicable state law.
LOCATION CODE: Fountain Springs HC-FOUNT
DEPARTMENT: Recreation Services-REC
Job Title: Activities assistant
Sign-on Bonus: $0.00