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Activities Coordinator - Senior Living Community

Company: Morningstar Senior Management Llc
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Activities CoordinatorFulltime - SalaryPay Range: $60,000.00 - $63,000.00ExemptSchedule is flexible for either Tuesday - Saturday or Sunday - Thursday**Position is currently interim position with the possibility of permanent with our Observatory Park community or another MorningStar community within the area.Make a difference by providing great care and love for our treasured residents!At MorningStar Senior Living, we talk a lot about culture. In fact, we rather obsess about it. For without a transformative culture, we cannot begin to elevate and celebrate the lives of our resident-heroes and be ourselves changed for the good in the process. So, we seek great hearts, other people like us, who care and want to do work that matters. We select people like us who believe that the most satisfying life is one that is outward-bound and rooted in servant-leadership.JOB SUMMARYPlan, coordinate, and direct a vibrant community life program and meaningful life enrichment activities, based on residents interests, preferences, abilities and needs. Recruit, train, supervise, and support life enrichment assistants and volunteers. Develops internal and external community-life partnerships and resources. Coordinates the life enrichment resident review and contributed to resident care plans, and other required documentation.BENEFITSHealth Insurance offerings such as medical, dental, and vision insuranceOther Insurance offerings such as life, disability, accident, and critical illness insurance401k plan with matchingHSA optionsEmployee assistance programsPaid sick, vacation and birthday!Career development programs and opportunity for advancementCharitable and philanthropic opportunitiesTuition ReimbursementFree shift meal!POSITION OVERVIEW Organize programs for group and individual activities based on each residents individualized needs as identified in their health-care plans. Maintain a balance of recreational activities including physical, social, religious, diversional, intellectual, and creative.Coordinate Residents Council and other resident/family committees or meetings.Ensure daily group activities are carried out and resident engagement is at full capacity. Coordinate scheduled activities with other departments. Communicate programs to residents, residents families, volunteers, and facility staff. Identify and evaluate personal, emotional, and environmental concerns that prevent or limit the residents full use of medical, nursing, and restorative care. Formulate, review and update written plans of care for each admitted resident, according to established policies.Prepare and post Monthly Life Enrichment Calendars indicating scheduled activities and times. LE Calendar should reflect residents physical, intellectual, social and cultural and religious interests, appeal to both men and women and all age groups living in the community. Activities will take place in a variety of locations (i/e., indoor/outdoor and community-based activities), and include seasonal and special events.Maintain adequate activity supplies and equipment in good condition to meet the needs and interests of residents, and ensure materials are available to residents.Conduct a quarterly LE program survey, and report on progress of activity program.Prepare and update monthly LE bulletin board and Wall of Veterans board.Support residents with mail/email/virtual communication needs.Assist care team in locating and arranging for services of other professionals or agencies to solve problems and needs of residents. Participate regularly in care conferences with nurses, and other staff to assist in better understanding each resident and his/her family. Responsible for transportation of residents within the community from one area to another area where activities may occur. Record residents activity participation in residents individual medical record and keep group records of participation on scheduled activities. Recruit, orientate, and supervise volunteer programs and maintain records of volunteer programs. Communicate communitys volunteer needs to the outside community. Prepare for meetings with Care Team by reviewing residents previous care plan and assessment, talking with resident to be reviewed (or a family member if resident is unable to comprehend concepts of care planning). Discuss residents progress and make appropriate entries in residents medical record. Make entries on residents health-care plan as required by residents condition. Participate in outside community planning related to interest of the community and arrange for the use of outside community facilities for the resident's use. Participate in in-service program of the facility. Is knowledgeable to provide in-service training for staff regarding activity program, reality orientation, volunteer services, etc. Recognize abnormal signs and symptoms which may signify a physical change in residents condition that could require nursing intervention. Report same to Wellness Director immediately. Maintain professional confidentiality. May assist residents on outings which includes driving the company vehicles.QUALIFICATIONS Demonstration of our Core Values: Love, Kindness, Honesty, Goodness, Fairness, Respect. Certification: Issued by the state. Education: Two years of college from an accredited institution preferred. Experience: Minimum 6 months required, two or more years preferred. Job Knowledge: Awareness of special needs and dimensions of wellness for older adults; techniques and skills to engage residents with different interests and abilities. Leadership, professionalism, organization and budget skills. Ability to initiate, implement and complete projects. Familiarity with the community, social agencies, contacts with clubs and groups, and knowledge of sources of materials and local services; understanding and sensitively to residents needs and feelings. Computer skills adapt to new technology. Other: Enjoy working with older people, exercise judgment, display empathy, creative skills, imagination, friendliness, resourcefulness, enthusiasm, and have a caring attitude and sincere interest in others.*Team members who are scheduled to work 24 or more hours per week are eligible for benefits, families of said team members will also be eligible.EEOby Jobble

Keywords: Morningstar Senior Management Llc, Denver , Activities Coordinator - Senior Living Community, Other , Denver, Colorado

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