Wellness - Activity Leader
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POST DATE 12/11/2019
END DATE 1/30/2020
Elderwood Asst Living at Wheatfield
An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our Activities/Wellness Leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated. Wellness team members also contribute to the health and well-being of residents by conducting enjoyable recreation programs. This position is responsible for implementing a wellness program and to meet the six dimensions of wellness: physical, social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and vocational.
Shift: day shift including every other weekend and holiday rotations
Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Wellness Manager about response and cooperation of resident.
Prepares resident information for use by the Wellness Manager in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.
Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.
Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.
Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.
* Minimum 18 yrs. age required, HS diploma or equivalent required.
* Valid New York Driver s License and clean driving record required.
* Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required.
* Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.