Activity Assistant Description SummaryAssists the Activity Manager in providing an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the interests and physical, mental, and psychosocial well being of each patient.Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesAssists and works with individual volunteers and volunteer programs at the request of the Activity Manager.Conducts activity programs as planned to meet the functional levels, needs and interests of each patient as assigned by manager.Completes appropriate records indicating patient's attendance and participation in individual and group activities in an accurate and timely manner.Completes assessments, MDS, care plans and gathers information to design activities that are multi-faceted, meet patients' functional levels, and reflect needs and interests of each patient as assigned by supervisor.Assists with escorting patients to and from activities.Assists in the development of the Activity calendars.Completes required forms and documents in accordance with company policy and state and/or federal regulations.Performs other duties as assigned.Activity Assistant Requirements QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent, or one (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training.Previous experience in a health care setting preferred.Proficient in the use of a personal computer.Physical Demands & EnvironmentEmployee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands or fingers, reach with hands and arms, see, feel, talk and hear. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood or other body fluids, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Associated topics: coach, recruit, train, volunteer, volunteer coordinator, volunteer management, volunteer manager, volunteer orientation
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