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Activities Assistant/Life Enrichment

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota
Start date
Jan 22, 2024
Closing date
Feb 21, 2024

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Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Detroit Lakes
Full time Life Enrichment Assistant l 8:00am - 4:30pm l One Weekend Day every other week

Ecumen Detroit Lakes is hiring a Life Enrichment Assistant. Ecumen Detroit Lakes consists of 101 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 92 nursing home beds and 22 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services.

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.

Essential job responsibilities include:
  1. 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.
  2. Empowers residents to develop interpersonal relationships, socialize effectively and develop confidence to participate in individual and group activity programming.
  3. Ensures residents arrive at scheduled activities, outings and appointments in a timely manner. Transporting residents as needed.
  4. Maintains supplies in an orderly manner, notifies supervisor of supply needs in a timely manner.
  5. Monitors daily and monthly calendars of events, outings and other recreational opportunities for residents.
  6. Assists and supports all workers and positions in the building; identifies what needs to be done and assists as needed.

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

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