Silver Comet Village
  • Powder Springs, GA, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary

The Life Style Director is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, and evaluating a program of therapeutic recreational activities for the Independent and Assisted living residents. The Activities Director shall establish, promote, and support programs fostering enjoyment and the basic concepts of wellness, to maintain residents at their maximum potential level of functioning. The program shall maintain a balance of program activities that community physical and mental stimulation, including socialization, education, fitness, creative and performing arts, and crafts.


Essential Responsibilities

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Essential Responsibility

Time Interval

1

Plan, implement, coordinate, and evaluate programs of therapeutic recreational activities (including evening and weekend activities) for Independent and Assisted Living residents. Ensure programming meets minimum requirements under regulations governing relevant Senior Living facilities.

Daily

2

Consults with other departments in implementing appropriate activities relating to the physical, emotional and social needs of Independent and Assisted Living residents.

As needed

3

Assist in coordinating transportation and company residents on outings as scheduled.

As needed

4

Develop and post a monthly schedule of resident activities by the first day of the month. Maintain a record of activities for twelve calendar months at all times. Make records available to regulatory agencies upon request.

Monthly

5

Assist with the volunteer program to meet the program needs of Independent and Assisted Living residents.

Daily

6

Monitor and maintain budgetary records for department, as assigned.

As needed

7

Coordinate with other staff members relating to scheduling of events and use of facilities.

As needed

8

Assist in preparation of monthly Community newsletter. Assist with planning, organizing, and functioning of various resident committees.

Monthly

9

Perform other duties as assigned. Attend in-service classes and staff meetings.

As needed

10

Continue to develop job related knowledge, skills and abilities by participating in continuing educational opportunities for personal growth and development.

Annually


Minimum Job Qualifications

Level of Education

High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

Technical or Professional License(s)/Certification(s)

Prefer Certified Activity Professional or equivalent

Level of Experience

At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in the senior living industry or related field.

General Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to read and write, follow written and oral instructions, and communicate effectively in English. Ability to work with the elderly in a courteous and friendly manner, demonstrating patience and compassion, flexibility and adaptability. Ability to perform duties with consideration for residents' rights at all times and demonstrate integrity and discretion in the care of residents and in handling their health information. Creative, organized, and motivated. Comfortable in public speaking.

Technical Skills

Ability to evaluate the status of individuals and set up therapeutic programs that are safe and effective. Experience working with special needs populations. Knowledge of practices and procedures, laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to long-term care. Computer literate with good organizational skills.


Inside-Outside Work Contacts

Primary contacts are with co-workers, supervisor, and residents.


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