Activities Assistant
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Description

Retama Manor Nursing Center

3103 Airline Drive

Victoria, TX 77901

P: 361-575-6457

F: 361-576-5569

 

Full Time:  8am-5pm

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 Assistant may be the perfect position for you! We are searching for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and creative Activities Assistant to join our team now!

 

Position Summary:

The Activities Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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:

All of our employees are valued and receive a competitive hourly rate; our full time team members are valued and offered a benefit package designed to fit their needs and those of their family, which includes: 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Tickets at Work - 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:012933 | 90569 - Retama Manor Nursing Center/Victoria South

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Victoria, TX
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 9/16/2020

About Us

Retama Manor Nursing Center is a 142-bed skilled nursing facility located in Victoria, Texas. Our team is proud of its history in the community and we treasure our relationships with residents and families. At Retama Manor Nursing Center, our mission is to deliver quality care to the members of our community at a time when they need us the most. We strive to maximize clinical outcomes, as well as social well-being, in a homelike environment. We pride ourselves on putting resident needs first.