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Activity Assistant

Company: Bethesda Christian Retirement Center
Location: Hayward
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description JOB DESCRIPTION ACTIVITY ASSISTANT The Activity Assistant assists the Activity Director to provide group and individual activities for the residents. Duties will involve personal contact with a varying resident population and a varied work schedule that may include some weekends and holidays. Tasks will involve record-keeping, attention to the environment, use of supplies and equipment, and maintenance of storage areas, JOB Responsibilities & Duties: Completion of high school or above is preferred. Ability to read and write at a high school level is required, Personal Skills and Traits Desired: Good verbal and written communication skills Pleasant personality Respect for authority Able to work independently and follow scheduled plans. Respect for the rights of the residents including the right to privacy and the right to make choices. Maintains composure in stressful situations. . Works well with others. Activity Assistant Assigned Tasks Assist with activities as directed by the Activity Director and in accordance with each Be sure area to be used for activity is free Set areas up as needed for the type of activity planned Remind nursing staff of activities scheduled and residents who desire to participate Assist with transport of residents to the activity area. Follow the instructions for the activity as directed. Observe individual resident participation and responses during the activity. --- Assist residents back to living areas at the conclusion of the activity. --- Notify nursing of resident behaviors which may indicate medical problems. --- Do record keeping or documentation tasks Be aware of individual cognitive, emotional, and psychosocial impairments. Help with putting up, taking down, and storing seasonal decorations Help care for plants, Assist residents to display calendars, pictures, cards, or other mementos in their rooms Deliver and read mail as needed. Assist with other tasks as directed by the Activity Director. Help address, stamp, stuff and mail invitations and others as indicated File photos regularly Keep activity closets organized. Participate in and promote staff participation in facility -wide special activities such as Dress-up days and special observances Attend mandatory inservices. Attend activity department inservices or workshops as directed by the Activity Continue the activity program in the absence of the Activity Director. Other tasks not listed here may be assigned by the Activity Director,

Keywords: Bethesda Christian Retirement Center, Hayward , Activity Assistant, Other , Hayward, California

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