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Activity Aide

  • Job ID: 627695555
  • Status: Full-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


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  • 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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