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Recreation Aide-Kentwood part-time

at University Healthcare System

Posted: 8/27/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 10655

Job Description

  • Job ID
    2019-10655
    Category
    Allied Health
    Department
    1600 - Activities - KW
    Shift
    Evening Shift
    Pay Grade
    U106A
    FT/PT/PRN
    Part Time
    Recruiter
    Jamelle Wells
    Recruiter Email
    jamellewells@uh.org
    Location
    US-GA-Augusta
  • Responsibilities

    The Recreation Aide under the supervision of the Activity Manager is responsible for conducting scheduled resident activities to include social and recreational activities. Assists the Activities Manager with the implementation of the overall program and provides input in the planning process. He/She is responsible to the Activities Manager. Accountability is monitored through job performance. Q.A. activities and comments from employees, residents and guests.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

    Must be a high school graduate or possess GED.

    EXPERIENCE

    Two (2) years of experience in a social or recreational program. Long term care preferred

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of functional levels among residents;

    and to interact with families and staff.

    Basic understanding of the needs of the elderly and their recreational interests.

    Ability to manage group activities and coordinate activities with other staff.

    Able to read, write, compute simple arithmetic; able to speak clearly and distinctly

    Obtains and maintains competence in BLS Heartsaver Skills

    PHYSICAL ABILITIES

    Able to transport (push) residents by wheelchair, able to transfer residents from wheelchair to chair, wheelchair

    to bed.

    Able to lift/carry supplies, not in excess of 40 lbs.; can remove and return items to shelves above shoulder level.

    Sufficient hand dexterity to participate in games, arts and crafts, and table activities.

    Can hear sufficiently to discern residents’ requests and responses.

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