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Activities Assistant

Company: Briarfield Health Care Centers
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Briarfield Health Care Centers is now hiring an Activity AssistantAs an employee of Briarfield Health Care Centers, you will enjoy competitive wages and benefits! Now offering medical, vision and dental insurance effective the 1st of the month after date of hire (full time employees only)! We offer paid vacation, personal time, paid holidays (for those who qualify), uniform reimbursement at hire and annually, direct deposit, annual increases and free CPR/First Aid Certification! We also offer a 401k with match plan. Our employees enjoy unique perks such as discounted apartment rent, online market place shopping, and discounted gym membership at Creekside Fitness & Health Center.With 8 locations in Mahoning County, Briarfield Health Care Centers is known for its commitment to our Valley! We are locally operated and invested in making Mahoning County a great place to live and work! Compassion with a local touch!Must have a genuine interest in geriatric work and a willingness to work for the best interest of the facility. Have a positive, upbeat personality and work cooperatively with others.Job Description: Assist with the planning and implementation of activities for our facility and our residents. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work at direction of Activity Director and Executive Director.
  • Help design programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation and fulfillment and improve daily living skills.
  • Must be familiar with or become familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the field.
  • Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • This position requires an individual with strong communication skills and the ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Must be well organized, efficient with their time and able to coordinate many activities.
  • The employee may be requested to perform other duties or tasks that are not listed, but are within the competence and training of the individual.Physical Demands:
    • Stooping, bending, turning, stretching including pushing and pulling, lifting, standing and walking (portion of shift).
    • Visual and audio acuity necessary to detect changes in resident condition.
    • Must have patience, flexibility and tact in dealing with others.
    • Must possess genuine concern for and ability to work with other adults.
    • Works in office areas and throughout the facility and outdoors.
    • Must be committed to providing exceptional Customer Service.Education Requirements:
      • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
      • Experience in activities preferred, but not required.

Keywords: Briarfield Health Care Centers, Youngstown , Activities Assistant, Other , Youngstown, Ohio

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