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Engagement Coordinator in Henderson, NV at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 11/5/2018

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Job Description

Position Summary: Provides recreational care services to the residents in the Spring Cottage Memory Care.  Uses and recognizes individual abilities, strengths, and competencies in planning recreational services.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Conducts the daily scheduled activities and programming

  • Engages residents in activities by effectively modeling the desired outcome.

  • Encourages resident participation based on the behavior modeled.

  • Assists in planning, scheduling, and coordinating the monthly Spring Cottage calendar and newsletter.

  • Completes daily participation log for each resident.

  • Manages and creates resident social clubs.

  • Communicates regularly with Spring Cottage interdisciplinary team and DRE to review the on-going progress and implementation of the Spring Cottage Program standards.

  • Participates in Quality of Life committee to review care and service issues relevant to residents and staff.

  • Assists with Spring Cottage resident pre-move in and move in procedures as assigned, which may include: pre-care conference, completion of the resident biography, SC Recreational Assessment.

  • Collaborates with DRC to organize, promote, & attend the monthly family support group as assigned.

  • Trains and mentors care team and volunteers on how to effectively conduct activities.

  • Escorts residents on activities away from the community as assigned.  Must drive community bus.

  • Maintains Work Life Access areas and redesigns based on resident population.

  • Maintains necessary and appropriate activity supplies for Spring Cottage.

  • Accesses, reviews, and updates residents’ individual service plans.

  • Provides emotional and social support to residents.

Job Requirements

An Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, a passion to serve people with dementia; computer business software skills, valid (state) drivers license; basic knowledge and understanding of dementia.

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