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Job Description

Job Title: Activities Associate/Lead - UPMC Haven Place - Full Time
Job ID: 810263134
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Lock Haven
Department: HAVEN SKILLED REH & NUR
Location: 24 Cree Drive, Lockhaven PA 17745

Description

Are you looking for a position that will allow you to have a positive impact on the lives of others? UPMC Haven Place has an Activities Associate/Lead position open that may be the perfect fit for you!

The Activities Associate/Lead provides a comprehensive activity program to residents of the Skilled Nursing Unit. Responsible for planning, implementation and guidance of activity programs and department operations

Responsibilities:
  • Completes monthly activities calendar and ensures distribution of calendar
  • Prepares monthly activities staff schedules, monitors overtime, approves PTO and ensures staff works within budgeted FTE
  • Completes required MDS assessments
  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work. 
  • Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. 
  • Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. 
  • Monitors resident satisfaction with activities program and implements changes as needed
  • Monitors activities program quality and provides pertinent data to QI/PI as directed.
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and volunteers
  • Assists in completion of annual evaluation for activity staff
  • Develops, markets, evaluates and oversees the activity and therapeutic recreation programs of the Skilled Nursing Unit with support from Manager/Assistant NHA

Qualifications

Associates in Healthcare Required. 1 year of experience required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
NCCAP - National Council for Certification of Activity Professional or equivalent preferred. Pennsylvania Therapeutic Recreation Society Preferred.

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  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $15.58 to $23.38 / hour

    Union Position: No

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