Job Description

Job Title: Activities Associate (Muncy)
Job ID: 737472
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours: As scheduled (including evenings & weekends)
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: THERAPEUTIC REC LTC
Location: , Muncy PA

Description

Are you looking for a position that will allow you to have a positive impact on the lives of others? Are you currently looking for a casual opportunity? Do you want to work in an environment that fosters personal development and career growth? If you answered yes to any of those questions, Muncy Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has an Activities Associate position open that may be the perfect fit for you!


Our Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is located in Lycoming County and is connected to UPMC Susquehanna Muncy. We provide high quality care for our residents and exceptional rehabilitation and skilled nursing services for short and long term patients.  


Purpose:

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


Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education
  • 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. Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. Speak up with other service partners to ensure high quality and safety. Report serious events/incidents per policy
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures
  • Leads Activities to individuals and in small or large group settings
  • Orders supplies in a timely fashion to ensure availability of materials
  • Plans, organizes and conducts resident activities, ensuring quality programming
  • 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
  • Transports residents as needed

Qualifications

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

Previous experience with geriatrics strongly preferred.


UMC 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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