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Activity Aide (Part Time - Mercer, PA)

  • Job ID: 044018209
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Avalon Springs
  • Department: Resident Activities
  • Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

UPMC Avalon Springs is hiring a Part Time Activity Aide!

This position will work 9A-4P, 3 shifts per week. Every other weekend and holiday required.

Located in Mercer PA, Avalon Springs is a modern nursing facility located on a beautiful 40 acre campus. Every day Avalon Springs staff is dedicated to providing residents with the greatest quality of life by caring for the residents with compassion, dignity, and respect.  If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Springs today!

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • 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
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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