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Memory Care Activity Assistant - Part Time - Wesle

Company: Wesley Willows Corporation
Location: Rockford
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMemory Care Activity AssistantWillows Health Center Department: Life EnrichmentFLSA/Classification : Non-Exempt/HourlyReports to: Director of Resident ExperienceSummary: The memory care activity assistant creates and leads a comprehensive activity program to meet the interests and capabilities of residents with cognitive impairments in a memory care setting.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and executes recreational activities and leisure programs in a team-focused environment to meet the assessed needs, interests, and capabilities of the residents.
  • Works with the Life Enrichment team to create an activity program that encompasses all areas identified by state, federal, licensure requirements.
  • Organizes and prepares for upcoming activities. Sets up for activities, assists residents to and from activities, and leads residents in group and individual activities.
  • Participates in additional training programs in aspects of memory care and activity planning.
  • Assesses residents' abilities and interests and records participation in activities so this can be used in the construction of upcoming activities.
  • Relates in a positive manner to customers and maintains positive behavior at work. Demonstrates professionalism and pride in performance. Exhibits a willingness to adapt to changing environments; flexible in work assignments and demonstrates ability to perform as a part of the corporate team.
  • Maintains a safe and productive work environment.
  • Performs all other special assignments as required by the Director of Resident ExperiencePerformance Measurements:Wesley Willows Culture AdaptabilityJob Knowledge CommunicationQuality of Work TeamworkCustomer Service SafetyInitiative Resident SatisfactionMinimum Education/Skills/Experience/Credentials:
    • High school graduate or equivalent
      • Strong technology skills and experience with Microsoft Office (including Outlook, Excel, and Publisher)
        • Experience with working with individuals with cognitive impairment including but not limited to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
        • Good interpersonal relations with proven communications skills, both verbal and written.
        • Must have the ability to interface with residents, family members, employees and members of the community.Physical Requirements:
          • Must be able to sit for 2-3 hours during an 8 hour shift.
          • Must be able to stand and walk for 3-4 hours during an 8 hours shift.
          • Must be able to frequently lift 10 to 25 pounds while walking or bending at the waist and knees.
          • Must be able to frequently push, pull, or move carts and wheelchairs exerting a force of 50 to 100 pounds.

Keywords: Wesley Willows Corporation, Rockford , Memory Care Activity Assistant - Part Time - Wesle, Other , Rockford, Illinois

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