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Activities Associate - Part Time - Muncy Place

  • Job ID: 828230318
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Muncy Valley Long Term Care
  • Department: SKILLED NURSING UNIT LTC
  • Location: 215 East Water Street, Muncy PA 17756
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.28 to $24.44 / hour

Description

Muncy Place is seeking a part time Acitivites Associate to join our team!  This is a day shift position with variable weekends.

The Activities Associate provides a comprehensive activity program to residents of the Skilled Nursing Unit in collaboration with other professionals.

Responsibilities:

  • Know and follow all organizational/departmental policies/procedures
  • Incorporate leading/evidence-based practice in quality/safety into every day work. Commit to high quality, safe work; encourage others to have similar standards. Identify processes/systems that could lead to inefficient practices, unsafe conditions, errors or adverse events. Avoid shortcuts to ensure quality and safety measures are not circumvented. Encourage patient and family involvement in processes involvingpatient safety. Speak up with other service partners to ensure high quality and safety. Report serious events/incidents per policy
  • Leads Activities to individuals and in small or large group settings
  • Assume responsibility for personal development and education
  • Provides assessment and develops activities in accordance with department protocol for residents and swing bed patients of all ages
  • Documents in compliance with accrediting bodies and state and federal regulations; uses ECS computer documentation programs as required
  • Actively practice behaviors associated with SH Service Excellence expectations. Smile at and greet everyone enthusiastically, treat everyone with respect, dignity and C.A.R.E. Be an ambassador for UPMC Susquehanna. Provide the best C.A.R.E. for our patients no matter what.
  • Transports residents as needed
  • Assists in the orientation and training of new staff and volunteers and provides in-service training as directed, developing, marketing and evaluating the programs of the activity department
  • Orders supplies in a timely fashion to ensure availability of materials
  • Plans, organizes and conducts resident activities, ensuring quality programming.
  • Develops and implements age-appropriate interventions for those unable to participate in general activities due to physical, cognitive or emotional needs
  • Plans, organizes and conducts resident activities, ensuring quality programming

 

Qualifications

Associates in Healthcare Required. Minimum of associate's degree in Health and Human Services related field. Previous experience providing recreation services to special populations or senior citizens preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
NCCAP - National Council for Certification of Activity Professionals - ADC or equivalent Preferred
 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Act 34
  • OAPSA

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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