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life care Activities Director (Non Recreation Therapist) Memory Care Coordinator in Billerica, Massachusetts

Live the Mission: Activities Director for the Memory Care Unit Position Summary: The Activities Director (Non Recreation Therapist) plans, organizes, develops, and directs quality activities for patients, ensuring that the recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of each patient are met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Two (2) years experience in a social recreation program within the last five years, one of which was full time in a patient activities program in a health care setting * Completed State approved activity training * Prior experience with geriatrics preferred Specific Job Requirements: * Demonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferred * Possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facility * Ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department * Perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitation * Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc. * Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information * Understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures * Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care’s Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training Essential Functions: * Fulfill core competencies of licensed position and provide clinical oversight within discipline and in accordance with rehab practice standards * Plan, develop, organize, implement, and evaluate quality activity programs (includes entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and education) * Make daily rounds to ensure activities team is performing to standards and patient needs are being met * Appropriately and descriptively chart patient progress and behavior * Escort patients to and from activities * Make regular in room visits to patients uninterested or unable to participate in group activities * Effectively manage and operate within budget * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients * Assist in the evacuation of patients * Demonstrate dependable, regular attendance * Concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment * Communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team * Sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours * Read, write, speak, and understand the English language An Equal Opportunity Employer