Job Description

Job Title: Activities Associate - Adult MH
Job ID: 679142
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 0800-1630
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury
Location: 350 N 11th Street, Sunbury PA 17801


UPMC Susquehanna is seeking a full-time Activities Associate to work at our Sunbury Hospital location. The position works day shift, Monday through Friday, with an occasional weekend and/or holiday. There is no call required.

Provides a comprehensive activity program to residents of the Skilled Nursing Unit in collaboration with other professionals.



  • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and volunteers and provides in-service training as directed, developing, marketing and evaluating the programs of the activity department.
  • Develops and implements age-appropriate interventions for those unable to participate in general activities due to physical, cognitive or emotional needs.
  • Documents in compliance with accrediting bodies and state and federal regulations; uses ECS computer documentation programs as required
  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work.
  • Leads Activities to individuals and in small or large group settings.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts resident activities, ensuring quality programming.
  • Provides assessment and develops activities in accordance with department protocol for residents and swing bed patients of all ages.


Associates in Healthcare required. Minimum of associates degree in Health and Human Services related field. Previous experience providing recreation services to special populations or senior citizens preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
NCCAP - National Council for Certification of Activity Professionals - ADC or equivalent preferred.
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.66 to $20.49

Union Position: No

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