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Activity & Life Enrichment Assistant

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Start date
Aug 28, 2023
Closing date
Sep 27, 2023

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Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Abiitan Mill City
Overview

Abiitan, an Ecumen community located in the heart of the Mill City District of Downtown Minneapolis, is hiring an Activities & Life Enrichment Assistant. Abiitan provides three levels of care, which helps us fulfill our goal of being an "Age in Place" community.

Independent Living - 77 residences; Assisted Living - 28 residences; Memory Care - 20 residences

Have fun at work while enriching the lives of those we serve!
  • Full-Time; 80 hours/pay period
    • 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Position will work Tuesday through Saturday each week
  • Average Pay: $17.41/hour - dependent on experience
  • Free, underground parking for all team members
Abiitan is the most innovative concept in the upper Midwest. Abiitan offers its residents the pinnacle of service and location. Abiitan is one block from the Mississippi River and Stone Arch Bridge, two blocks from the Guthrie Theater, and just steps away from all the cultures, arts, and events that downtown living has to offer.

Our employees are dedicated to empowering our residents to lead richer, fuller lives. We are looking for team members who can embrace creativity and deliver excellent customer service to make Abiitan the best place to work in Downtown Minneapolis.

Ecumen Overview

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.

Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for delivering Life Enrichment programming designed to meet and honor the physical, social, spiritual, sensory and psychological needs of all residents based on an assessment of their individual needs and interests. Advocates and promotes resident participation and choice.

Additional Information:
  • Benefit Eligible - Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan with 6% Company Match
  • PTO + Caregiver & Crisis Leave
  • Team member referral program
  • SmartDollar
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Pay Active
  • Free private parking for all team members
  • Collaborative Team Environment
  • Growth opportunities
  • & so much more!
Essential job responsibilities include:
  • Assists with individual and group activities, transport residents, notifies, encourages and assures resident participation in appropriate recreational activities according to their individual needs and plan of care, and documents resident participation as appropriate.
  • Empowers residents to develop interpersonal relationships, socialize effectively and develop confidence to participate in individual and group activity programming.
  • Ensures residents arrive at scheduled activities, outings and appointments in a timely manner. Transporting residents as needed.
  • Maintains supplies in an orderly manner, notifies supervisor of supply needs in a timely manner.
  • Monitors daily and monthly calendars of events, outings and other recreational opportunities for residents.
  • Assists and supports all workers and positions in the building; identifies what needs to be done and assists as needed.
  • Qualifications

    Life Enrichment Assistant

    Minimum Required Qualifications:
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbal and written
    • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Previous experience caring for seniors
    • Activity Assistant Certified, ADC, CTRC
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We participate in E-Verify.

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