Activities Director
at Fundamental

Date Posted: 8/8/2018

Job Description

Faith Healthcare Center

617 W. Marion Street

Florence, SC 29501

P: 843-669-9958

F: 843-872-0616

 

Full Time: Days

 

About the Position:

Can you do the hokey pokey? Arrange for a group of active seniors to take a trip to the ball park or maybe bowling? We have a huge singing group coming in on Wednesday that has no place to set up – what are we going to do? All in a day’s work for an Activities Director! Our Activities Calendar is filled with programs that encourage socialization, provide entertainment, relaxation, fulfillment, and improve daily living skills. If you are an Activities Director that is looking for a home that believes in team work, please apply now!

Position Summary:

The Activities Director will plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the Activities Programs to ensure all patients/residents assessed needs are met. They will schedule and coordinate activities for patients and residents in the facility and out in the community. The Activities Director will lead the Activities department in developing, administrating, and coordinating department policies; as well as develop department budget and monitors expenditures to stay within that budget. 

Qualifications:

  • Ideal candidate must be a skilled communicator, director and motivator
  • Able to organize and prioritize many tasks effectively and accomplish goals
  • 2+ years of experience in an Activity Assistant or Director position in long term care
  • Activities Director Certification (Certified Recreational Therapist) preferred
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent customer service skills
  • Able to react to emergency situations appropriately when required

 

Benefits:

All of our team members are valued and receive competitive wages; our full time employees are also offered a comprehensive benefits package.

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

Req. ID:005869 | 32572 - Faith Healthcare 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.