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Activities Assistant- Cranberry Township, PA

  • Job ID: 709708415
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Variable
  • Facility: Cranberry Place
  • Department: Resident Activities
  • Location: 5 St Francis Way, Cranberry Township PA 16066
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $15 to $22.74 / hour

Description

UPMC Cranberry Place is hiring an Activities Assistant!!

Cranberry Place is a skilled nursing facility with updated decor and a welcoming atmosphere located in easily accessible Cranberry Township. Our team is dedicated to enhancing the comfort of our residents and returning them to their highest level of independence. Join our outstanding team in enriching the lives of our residents as we strive to improve their physical, psychological, and social needs.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Promote outreach projects.
  • Assist in creating a weekly activity schedule.
  • Assist in resident voting registration and absentee ballots efforts.
  • Assist in annual volunteer orientation and recognition events.
  • Participate in planning and attending community outings.
  • Assist Activity Director in purchasing efforts.
  • Assist in completing Activity Section on MDS.
  • Facilitate and escort Residents to daily programs.
  • Participate in volunteer recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Assist in working in conjunction with the Restorative Department to implement daily fitness program Fit-n-Fun supplying appropriate music, and social/emotional support.
  • Attend intermediate care conferences to discuss and implement resident plan of care as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the absence of the Activity Director.
  • Assist with resident Christmas gift project.
  • Document resident attendance at scheduled programs.
  • Develop positive relations with community groups including, but not limited to the VFW, local church groups, civic organizations, scout groups, and local corporations.
  • Work in conjunction with volunteers in stocking of shop and pricing.
  • Provide inventory of items needed to service resident population.
  • Attends all appropriate facility in-services and committee meetings.
  • Observe and respect all resident rights.
  • Assist in maintaining financial records of purchasing and sales.
  • Build positive relations with all departments to enhance teamwork and promote an environment of success.
  • Attend and assist with monthly Resident Council meetings and documentation.
  • Provide support in interviewing volunteer candidates for appropriate positions.
  • Provide computer and clerical support to Activity Department and Pastoral Care.
  • Promote positive visitor and family relations.
  • Assist in developing volunteer policies and procedures with Activity Director and Pastoral Care.
  • Assist in scheduling needed TB test and criminal background checks for all new volunteers.

 

Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent preferred. 2 years experience working in a health care setting preferred. Must be at least 18 years of age. 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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