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Life Enrichment Supervisor - Activities Supervisor

Mankato, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 1, 2024
Closing date
Jul 31, 2024

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Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen Pathstone
The Life Enrichment / Activities Supervisor is responsible for planning and delivery of recreational and life enriching programs designed to meet and honor the physical, cognitive, emotional, spiritual, educational and social needs of all residents, based on an individualized assessment.

About Us:

Ecumen Pathstone is hiring a Life Enrichment Supervisor. Ecumen Pathstone is a campus community offering comprehensive care services. Ecumen Pathstone consists of assisted living, long-term care, rehabilitation care, memory care, adult day services, and independent living. Ecumen also offers homecare, hospice, as well as a supply store- all within the Mankato, MN area.

Ecumen, a Minnesota based non-profit, 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.

Opportunity Details:

Schedule: Full-Time. Monday - Friday 8a-4:30p.

Pay: range starts at $22.00 and can increase depending on experience. Outstanding benefits offered.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Develops and maintains a master calendar of events, outings and other life enrichment opportunities for residents.
  2. Plans and conducts individual and group activities, events, and outings to meet the assessed needs of residents. Documents resident participation.
  3. Performs assessments (initial, quarterly, annual) of residents' life enrichment needs and completes required sections of MDS, assists in the development of care plan to meet those needs, and participates in resident care conferences.
  4. Develops and maintains policies and procedures pertaining to Life Enrichment and communicates these to life enrichment staff and other departments.
  5. Supervises Life Enrichment staff.
  6. Provides transportation for residents to outings using community vehicle.
  7. Empowers residents to develop interpersonal relationships, socialize effectively and develop confidence to participate in individual and group programming activity.
  8. Responsible for department budget and ensuring availability of supplies.
  9. Maintains an interdisciplinary focus, being mindful of the needs and operations of other departments. Communicates with other departments in advance of events that will require their assistance and participation.

Life Enrichment Supervisor Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Activity Director Certification through a recognized accrediting body OR 2+ years' experience OR being an Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapist Assistant OR having completed a training program approved by the state.
  • Relevant Experience: Knowledge and understanding of the field of geriatrics and the interpersonal, spiritual and psycho-social needs of older adults.
  • Ability to plan, organize and facilitate events for small and large group groups of people.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • Current valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident's Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, HUD Policy and Procedures, ADA , Fair Housing laws and regulations and SDS
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous long term care experience
  • Licensure/Certification: ADC, ACC or CTRS

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