In an effort to further protect our residents, who are most vulnerable to the effects of COVID-19, our facilities will be implementing a strict NO VISITOR protocol effective 7PM, 3/12/20.

For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, READ MORE HERE.

Donate to our Employee Emergency Fund.

Back to Jobs

Life Enrichment Aide

Life Enrichment Aide with CNA certification needed!

Full Time Position!

Schedule: 11am-7pm including weekends

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION

  • Develop and lead a variety of 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.
  • Participates in special resident events and outings in the community.
  • Work respectfully with Nursing Team and provide proper communication.
  • Participate in therapeutic based activities 
  • Cover CNA responsibilities as directed and needed
  • Assists with ideas for the activity calendar.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary/appropriate and as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Current CNA certification for MA
  • Previous experience working with dementia population is a plus.  
  • 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

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • Rewarding job within an outstanding and recognized organization
  • Great work environment

JGS Lifecare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. 

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.
 
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.

 

To apply for this job please visit jobs.localjobnetwork.com.