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Recreation Specialist-4:30p-9:00p (during week) and every 3rd weekend from 2:00p-8:30p Saturday and

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Employer
Minnesota Masonic Homes
Posted
Monday, December 10, 2012
Closes
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Location
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Description

Minnesota Masonic Home North Ridge has a rich history of providing quality care to seniors since 1966. We are a specialized senior health care community. Our continuum of care offers a variety of services: Senior Apartments, Assisted Living, Adult Day Program, Complex/Transitional Rehab Care, Long Term Care and secured areas for those with memory impairment. Our emphasis at MMH North Ridge is to recognize and provide for the needs of each individual, whether the goal is to remain in our community or to return home. Join our care team and find out why it is not only a special place to live or receive care, but also a special place to work. The Recreation Specialist is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of our TR program which meets the physical, mental, psycho-social and spiritual needs of our residents.

Duties

Major job functions of the Recreation Specialist include: Planning and conducting activity programs under direct supervision; assisting with outings; recruiting and transporting residents to and from programs; conducting one to one therapeutic visits with residents; assisting in planning special events; responsible for a caseload of residents and records daily attendance; gives input for care/family conferences; assisting with decorations and publicity of thereapeutic programs.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a special interest in working with geriatric residents. In addition, the individual must assume responsibility for learning and following therapeutic recreational techniques and documentation procedures. Position requires the ability to generate enthusiasm during programs and be willing to participate in special events. Excellent communication skills are needed. The ability to follow oral and written directions is needed as well. This position is part time working two (2) evenings during the week from 4:30p-9:00p and every third weekend from 2:00p-8:30p Saturday and 2:00p-6:00p Sunday. This is a total of 4-6 shifts per pay period and 18-28 hours per pay period.

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