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Life Enrichment Director

Company: Valdez International Corporation
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Belleview Suites at DTC, Assisted Living & Memory Care4901 S Monaco StDenver, CO 80237Belleview Suites at DTC, Assisted Living & Memory CarePOSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for maintaining and monitoring the Resident holistic wellness program, including but not restricted to Resident assessment, muscular strength, aerobic and flexibility training, wellness education, social-recreational activities and volunteer program development and community resource coordinator.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Adheres to and conveys philosophy of supporting dignity, privacy, independence, choice, individuality and a home-like environment for the Residents.Must enjoy working with seniors and have sensitivity to their needs.Responsible for the recruitment, training, supervision, coordination, assignments and retention of volunteers for the community.Coordinate activities to promote cohesiveness and camaraderie among volunteers.Assesses Residents for functional fitness levels and activity interests.Instructs and supervises group and individual physical exercises. Must be able to adapt exercises to the individual capabilities and functional fitness levels.Plans, organizes and implements group and individual social and recreational activities.Develops activity calendars and newsletters.Must be able to motivate and encourage Residents to learn and engage in the programs.Trains and motivates Care Partners to assist with Life Enrichment activities.Monitors progress and effectiveness of exercise and activity programs and makes adjustments/changes as necessary.Supervises all LE Partners and Volunteers.Responsible for maintaining Resident files for all forms relating to activities (i.e. assessments, physician release, work-out records, etc.).Observes changes in Resident status, needs or preferences and communicates them appropriately.Reads the staff communication records and maintains familiarity with Resident records as required.Assists with open houses and other community functions as needed.Observes all work, safety and administrative rules.Adheres to all established policies and procedures.Avoids loss, breakage and waste of supplies and equipment.Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to procedures for fire, life safety, disaster, security, work, safety and other emergency situations.QUALIFICATIONS: Associate degree or bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent education and experienceTraining as certified activity director, recreational, music, therapist preferredMinimum of one-year experience in a senior care communityExperience working with Dementia residentsExperience in volunteer recruitment and training preferredAble to communicate effectively with all levels of management, associates, residents, family members, and outside contactsAble to make independent decisionsAble to seek out new methods and willing to incorporate them into existing practices when applicableEqual Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.SDL2017

Keywords: Valdez International Corporation, Denver , Life Enrichment Director, Other , Denver, Colorado

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