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Activity / Lifestyle Coordinator

Company: Centennial Pointe Arbors
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 7, 2024

Job Description:

Are you looking to have fun while making a difference in someone's life?

Who We Are

At Americare we make a difference in the everyday lives of others and we are proud of the work we do. We have created communities that embrace our team members like family. We have a culture of recognition, empowerment and a side of fun. Our senior living communities are places where excellence thrives and that we call home.

Americare has earned certification as a Great Place to Work Certified Company and is on the 2022 Best Workplaces in Aging Services, Great Place to Work - list. We ranked #8 Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services--- 2022 for Senior Housing Large.

We provide competitive compensation with annual performance wage rate increases.

A few reasons to come work with us:

  • Recognition and Appreciation from Supervisors
  • Family Atmosphere
  • Paid Time Off at 90 Days of Employment
  • Access to wages daily
  • Free meals while working
  • Bonus opportunities and Annual wage increases
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Great Teamwork
  • Purposeful work by enriching the lives of the elderly
  • Health, Dental, vision, Disability and Life Insurances
  • 401(k) plan with company contributions Interested in joining the Americare Family?

    Browse our current job openings in your area.

    Americare Senior Living named as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces in Aging Services---

    Join us as a part time lifestyle assistant (activites). Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with alternating weekends. Total hours are 16 hours per week.

    If you love making a difference in the residents life, we are for you

    If you love walking away from work feeling valued, and knowing that you have made a difference then we are for you.

    Position Summary: Lifestyle Coordinator plans, organizes,facilitates and directs recreational activity programs for residents in the AssistedLiving Community. Prepare for events by obtaining and organizing necessarymaterials for activities. Directs andorganizes such activities as sports, dramatics, games and arts and crafts toassist residents to develop interpersonal relationships, to socializeeffectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in groupactivities. Regulates content of programin accordance with individualized patient capabilities, needs andinterests. Organizes and coordinatesspecial outings and may accompany residents on outings. Plan and document a monthly activitycalendar. Participate in assessing anddocumenting progress charts and periodic reports for medical staff and othermembers of the treatment team reflecting resident reaction and evidence ofprogress or regression. Network withcommunity organizations, businesses, schools and individuals to form a solidvolunteer program. Participate inplanning and implementing internal and external Community events.

    Essential Functions: Reasonableaccommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to performthe essential functions.
    • Leads recreational activities including the 7 dimensions of wellness, intellectualand educational activities, arts/crafts, Community outings, etc
    • Coordinates or implements a volunteerprogram
    • Effectively communicates withsupervisor, peers, residents and resident family members and customers
    • Demonstrates excellent organizational,planning, and time management skills
    • Leads large groups
    • Conduct one on one activities withResidents
    • Plan and execute resident outings
    • Maintains resident confidentiality andprivacy at all times
    • Demonstratesprofessional behavior and performance, as an Americare employee
    • Adheres to the Americare Mission/Vision, HomeTown Hospitality and F.A.M.I.L.Y. Values, Employee Culture Statement andCompany Policy and Procedures Duties /Responsibilities:
      • Completes other duties as assigned Work Environment: Thisjob operates in a professional office or home office environment depending onlocation. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers,phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Operate a car orcompany vehicle for required travel.

        Physical Demands: The physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee tosuccessfully perform the essential functions of this job.

        The physical demands of thisposition include;
        • Standing, sitting, walking, changing ofposition, reaching, extending hands & arms, reach across midline,crouching, balancing, kneeling, stooping, bending, lifting 25 lbs. from sit tostand & push, pull, lower 100 lbs. and push resident in wheelchair 350 lbs Do notattempt to lift residents or support entire weight of resident.

          Lowerresident to floor in the event of fall. Utilize two man lift procedure

          Utilizerequired safety equipment

          Sensory Demands:

          --- Auditory: to hear and understand verbal request,

          --- Visually: be able to read necessary information to completework tasks,

          --- Verbally: communicate with customers and others on your team
          Safety Equipment:
          --- When transferring a resident, gait belt, lumbarsupport, two man lift policy and use of mechanical lifts in notedfacilities.

          --- Use of PPE is required when appropriate toprevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

          --- Use of seat belt when driving or riding in avehicle, no use of cell phone while driving.

          --- Mandatory reporting of all work-related injurieswithin 12 hours to supervisor with participation in required documentation.

          --- Participation in our drug testing procedures isa mandatory part of employment with this Community.

          OSHA Exposure: Category 1,possibility of exposure on daily basis. Requireduse of personal protective equipment

          PositionType/Expected Hours of Work: This could be a full-time or part time position.Hours can vary depending on coverage and demands of the community.

          Travel: Some travel will be required to provide offsite activitiesfor residents and attend organizational meetings. This position will alsobe expected to assist with transportation of residents to and from appointments

          Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

          Education :
          • Minimalhigh school graduate and minimum age of 18 years of age License/Certifications:
            • Current Driver's license required

Keywords: Centennial Pointe Arbors, Springfield , Activity / Lifestyle Coordinator, Other , Springfield, Illinois

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