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Engagement Coordinator in Fredericksburg, VA at Poet’s Walk

Date Posted: 2/27/2019

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Job Description

PositionSummary: Provides recreational care services to theresidents in the Spring Cottage Memory Care. Uses and recognizes individual abilities, strengths, and competencies inplanning recreational services.


  • 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.

    Non-Essential Functions:

  • Attends all required trainings, in-services, staff meetings, and continued education seminars

  • Strives to maintain a safe working environment through the prevention of accidents, the preservation of equipment, and the achievement of safe working practices.

  • Maintains positive and professional demeanor & communication toward residents, visitors, families, and co-workers.

  • Adheres to all policies and procedures of company.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


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


Physical Requirements:

Standing (over 2/3), walking (over 2/3), using hands tofinger, handle or feel (over 2/3), reach with hands and arms (over 2/3), climband balance (over 1/3), stoop, kneel (1/2-2/3), talk or hear (Over 2/3), tasteor smell (Over 1/3). Lifting up to 10 pounds (over 2/3), Up to 25 pounds(1/3-2/3); Up to 50 pounds (under 1/3)


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