This position assesses the leisure interests and needs of for individuals in long-term care settings, conducts activity programs, and transports residents to off-site activities to promote residents' physical, social, mental, and intellectual well-being and independence as governed by state, federal, and accrediting regulatory agencies.
About Fairbanks Denali Center Located next to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Denali Center is a 90-bed comprehensive short and long-term care facility offering uniquely compassionate care to our adult patient population. Following the Eden Alternative, we foster a core belief that aging should be a continued stage of development and growth, rather than a period of decline. Within our inviting setting, we provide residents with access to daily activities, visits from friends and family, a place to worship and on-site shopping options. We also provide our dedicated health care professionals with deeply rewarding career opportunities and fulfilling lifestyle options.
8 hour shifts
*Must work three full shifts per month to include a weekend
Assesses leisure interests, abilities, and physical needs of residents, and creates activity plans appropriate to age and ability to promote enhanced quality of life.
Plans and conducts individual and group activity sessions and special events.
Documents resident participation and advancement according to professional and regulatory standards. Reviews activity plans and adjusts activities as needed to accommodate resident changes.
May be required to transport residents to off-site events.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification. Must possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.
2 years of experience with activity program. Requires the ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other healthcare providers. Must have strong oral, written, and interpersonal communications and human relation skills.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Experience with dementia.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; q qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.