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Activity Aide (Part-Time) - Mercer, PA

  • Job ID: 917799484
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 9am-4pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Avalon Springs
  • Department: Resident Activities
  • Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


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. 


  • Assists with outings assigned by Activity Director.
  • Contributes to resident care plans through memos or conferences with Activity Director.
  • Organizes and implements specific activities assigned by the Activity Director.
  • Anticipates and takes action to maintain a safe environment. Incorporates safety/risk management standards into daily work practices. Reports faulty equipment/problems immediately.
  • Reminds residents and staff early of activity programs through invitation and the PA system. Communicates effectively with nursing staff and all other departments.
  • Participates in department meeting with Activities Director.
  • Starts Activities on time in accordance with Activity Calendars.
  • Secures substitutes for program cancellations.
  • Directs and assists volunteers as assigned by Activity Director.
  • Maintains equipment and supplies.
  • Attends training schedules as assigned by Activities Director. Attends mandatory inservices as required.
  • Monitors inventory of equipment and supplies, informing Activity Director of needs.
  • Reports suspected or known resident abuse to Director of Nursing or Administrator.
  • Maintains accurate daily activity attendance records of resident?s participation in activities. Maintains accurate daily activity attendance records as well as other documentation assigned by the Activity Director.
  • Assists with preparation of and mounts monthly activity calendars and distributes monthly calendars and weekly menus according to established deadlines.
  • Purchases supplies as approved by Activities Director.
  • Completes reading assigned by Activities Director.
  • Arranges rooms and collects necessary equipment and supplies for activity programs.
  • Assists with transporting residents to and from activities. Reports residents abuse immediately to supervisor; takes corrective action.



Requires a minimum of High School Diploma

Minimum of one (1) year experience working with geriatric population preferred

Desire to interact with elderly residents and residents with disabilities required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct