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Activities & Life Enrichment Assistant

Employer
Ecumen
Location
North Branch, Minnesota
Start date
Jul 3, 2024
Closing date
Aug 2, 2024

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Category
Healthcare
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen North Branch
The Life Enrichment Assistant 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.

About Us:

Ecumen North Branch consists of 51 assisted living rental apartment homes, 68 nursing home beds, 20 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care as well as transitional care services.

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:

Full-Time -
  • Shift: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • 60 hours/pay period.
  • Position works various weekdays & every other weekend.
  • No holiday requirements.
  • Pay Range - $17.20/hour - $18.47/hour, depending on experience.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  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.

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

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