Activities Aide
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

Job Description

Moran Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

25701 Shady Lane, SW

Westernport, MD 21562

P: 301-359-3000

F: 301-359-0121

 

Per Diem prn Activities Aide Needed

 

About the Position:

Are you someone who enjoys working with people and being creative? Do you like to lead a group of active seniors in arts and crafts activities or perhaps organize outside activities? If this sounds like you, the role of an Activities Aide may be the perfect position for you! We are searching for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and creative Activities Aide to join our team now!

 

Position Summary:

The Activities Aide will work side by side with the Activities Director assisting with the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of activities for our patients and residents. The Activities Aide will also help with transporting, communicating, and setting up for activities in and out of the facility on a regular basis; as well as order and pick up the materials for the activities (as needed). Conduct one-on-one activity therapy to offer sensory stimulation and group activities to ensure  patients and residents make personal progress. In addition to these responsibilities, the Activities Aide may carry out other duties as assigned by the Activities Director.

Qualifications:

  • Experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to operate audio-visual equipment
  • Good knowledge of the policies and procedures of a long-term care facility
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently; to prioritize tasks and organize work efficiently
  • Ability to motivate people and be sensitive to their needs
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with patients and staff
  • Physical ability necessary to transport residents in wheelchairs
  • Understanding and awareness of problems of the aging
  • Must have valid drivers license, clean driving record and provide proof of liability insurance

 

Benefits:

Our full time team members are valued and offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • Ticket Monster Perks - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:006796 | 90555 - Moran Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Job Snapshot

About Us

At Fundamental, when one person cares for another, it’s more than a profession. It’s a relationship. One based on experience as well as empathy. It is a blending of high-tech with high-touch. It is a relationship nourished by understanding. We seek to understand each patient as the person he or she is; keeping in mind not only the individual’s health needs, but moreover, the individual as a whole.

With this core philosophy, we seek to help patients and their families through what can be a very emotional decision-making process. We provide guidance and consultation on everything from how to choose the facility that’s right for you to providing resources that help you cope with the nature of the decision itself.

Your Choice 365:

A culture change in skilled nursing from a task-oriented, hospital-like environment to one that is more centered around an individual’s needs. The culture envisioned is one where each person’s capabilities and individualities are affirmed and developed. A true improvement of quality of life. Learn how you can become part of this exciting culture change in long term care.

Programs to nurture staff’s professional growth in the healthcare setting. The readily available resources for staff to continue their education coupled with a supportive approach to supervision, teamwork and recognition.

Professional Development:

Education programs for every staff member are offered – to sharpen your current skills or be able to gain new skills. Education programs include Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Computer Software Application classes, public speaking and many more. Additionally, tuition reimbursement programs are offered for those staff members who wish to continue their education (certain requirements must be met)

Guardian Angel Program:

The Guardian Angel program is focused on providing excellence in caregiving while simultaneously, providing superior customer service to internal and external customers. The Guardian Angel Program connects a staff member to each patient to provide extra attention and support, focusing on quality of life.

Orientation Program/Quick-Start:

An in-depth orientation program developed for various facility employees including Directors of Nursing, Nurse Assessment Coordinators, Charge Nurses, Staff Nurses, Nurse Aides, Rehabilitation Staff, Dietary Professionals, Directors of Admissions, Staff Development and Infection Control Nurses. The goal of this program is to help new staff adjust to the expectations and routines of their position, and to ensure they are aware of all resources available to them.