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Life Enrichment Aide- Assited Living Facility

Life Enrichment Aide- Assisted Living Facility

Per Diem

JGS Lifecare has been taking care of the elders of our community for more than a century, fulfilling a promise made in 1912 to provide compassionate care to improve their physical, spiritual and social needs. Guided by Jewish traditions and values, we welcome the opportunity to make the lives of the elders we serve fulfilling, meaningful and vibrant across a spectrum of services. JGS Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice.” We offer employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health and elder care settings.

At JGS Lifecare you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation package. We are a smoke-free campus to ensure the health and safety of JGS Lifecare residents, patients, visitors and employees.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • Assists the Life Enrichment Staff in executing each resident’s activity program and reports resident’s progress to the Director and Life Enrichment Staff.
  • Monitors leisure activities for recreation and therapeutic purposes, designed to enhance the quality of life of each resident as well as maintain an open working relationship with the resident’s family or guardian.
  • Leads group activities. Visits with residents on a one-to-one basis.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary/appropriate and as assigned.
  • Work respectfully with Nursing Team and provide proper communication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
  • Must have a basic understanding of the needs of the elderly and have an empathetic approach to illness.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of a variety of activities such as art, music, crafts, baking, games, sports, etc. and exhibit imagination, creativity, flexibility, a pleasant/friendly personality, and a strong sense of humor.
  • Must exhibit the ability to give instructions to and lead others.
  • Must have a willingness to participate in field related training.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to relate professionally and positively to residents, family members, and facility staff.
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with residents, personnel, and support agencies.
  • Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility which include a medical and physical examination.
  • Experience in a recreation setting preferred.
  • May be necessary to assist in the evacuation of residents during emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of computer systems, applications, and other office equipment.
  • Participate and drive a 12 passenger bus on all out-trips in the community.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran
JGS Lifecare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified individuals will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity or expression, genetics, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, political affiliation, veteran status or any other status that is protected by local, state or federal law.

 

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