Presbyterian Homes

Life Enrichment Assistant

7 days left

Location
Chanhassen
Posted
Aug 31, 2017
Closes
Sep 30, 2017
Ref
2017-10901
Contact
Presbyterian Homes
Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Overview

Presbyterian Homes & Services - Summerwood of Chanhassen is seeking a Life Enrichment Assistant to join its team. Current opportunities include Thursdays 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, along with an every other weekend 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM shift. This position will primarily support our Arbor memory care community. Experience working in a dementia care community is prefered, and additional dementia education will be provided.

About this Community

SummerWood of Chanhassen

525 Lake Drive

Chanhassen, MN 55317

Located across from the renowned Chanhassen Dinner Theater, with convenient access to Highways 5 and 101, SummerWood of Chanhassen brings city life irresistibly close to home. With outdoor walking trails and a pedestrian-friendly retail area, it's a setting you'll find ideal.

As an employee you can take advantage of a variety of amenities such as:

- Southwest Transit line access

- Off-street parking

- Discounted employee meals

- Free fitness center

This community offers the following care options: Assisted Living, Assisted Living Memory Care

About PHS
Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing high-quality housing, care, and service options for older adults since 1955. Currently serving over 26,000 older adults in 43 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa, we seek compassionate employees to further our reputation as an innovative leader committed to promoting independence, vitality, and well-being for those we serve.


We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With over 6,300 employees and plans for continued growth, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.


If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

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Responsibilities

The Life Enrichment Assistant is responsible for implementing and monitoring assigned life enrichment / leisure life programming for residents consistent with regulations and established policies, procedures and best practices.



Qualifications
  • High School Diploma (or currently enrolled) or equivalent.
  • Class B license or willingness to obtain within six months of hire as designated or required by site.
  • Able and willing to work flexible hours such as during evenings and weekends for planned programs.
  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, initiative and good rapport with residents, staff, families and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with PHS's mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

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