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Activities Aide - Muncy Place - Casual

  • Job ID: 136775179
  • Status: Casual
  • Regular/Temporary: Limited
  • Hours: Vary between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Muncy Valley Long Term Care
  • Department: THERAPEUTIC REC LTC
  • Location: 215 East Water Street, Muncy PA 17756
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $14.33 to $21.39 / hour

Description

Join the team that’s providing the highest quality of care to seniors in our communities. With state-of-the-art safety protocols and the support of an academic medical center, UPMC Senior Communities has demonstrated a continued commitment to keeping both our residents and our employees safe and healthy, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Make a true impact at our senior living facilities, where you’ll have the confidence that your care is clinically backed by a best-in-class health care system and the rewarding knowledge that you are changing lives every day.
 
We are seeking a casual (per diem) Activities Aide to join our team, primarily during the day shift!  The shifts would range between 8:00 am to 8:00 pm with weekends and one to two holidays required per year.

The Activities Aide promotes independence of residents through utilization of general recreation resources. Provides activity services and assists with department functions through completion of supportive duties.

Responsibilities:
  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work. 
  • Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involving patient safety. 
  • Delivers calendars, newsletters, activity books to resident rooms
  • Assists with the transportation of residents.
  • Organizes and leads activities in 1:1 or group setting, taking into account the needs and interests of individual residents; modify activities as needed to maximize resident success.
  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures.
  • Records resident activity participation daily on the electronic computer documentation system.
  • Requests needed supplies in advance to ensure material availability.
  • Contributes to the resident newsletter and other media by taking pictures and providing information as needed.
  • Plans and promotes resident activities in advance to provide quality programs.
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education.

Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent Required. 1 year of experience preferred. One year Long Term Care experience preferred. Work or volunteer experience providing recreation services to special populations or senior citizens preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Nurse Aide Certification Preferred

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 with renewal
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act (OAPSA)

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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