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Activities Assistant at Forest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Activities Assistant

Forest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Catonsville, MD Full-Time
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Forest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

701 Edmonson Avenue

Catonsville, MD 21228

P:

410-747-7425

F:

410-747-4339

 

Full Time

 

About the Position:

Are you someone who enjoys working with people and being creative? Do you like to lead a group of active seniors in arts and crafts activities or perhaps organize outside activities? If this sounds like you, the role of an Activities Assistant may be the perfect position for you! We are searching for an enthusiastic, outgoing, and creative Activities Assistant to join our team now!

 

Position Summary:

The Activities Assistant will work side by side with the Activities Director assisting with the planning, development, coordination, and implementation of activities for our patients and residents. The Activities Assistant will also help with transporting, communicating, and setting up for activities in and out of the facility on a regular basis; as well as order and pick up the materials for the activities (as needed). Conduct one-on-one activity therapy to offer sensory stimulation and group activities to ensure  patients and residents make personal progress. In addition to these responsibilities, the Activities Assistant may carry out other duties as assigned by the Activities Director.

Qualifications:

  • Experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to operate audio-visual equipment
  • Good knowledge of the policies and procedures of a long-term care facility
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently; to prioritize tasks and organize work efficiently
  • Ability to motivate people and be sensitive to their needs
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with patients and staff
  • Physical ability necessary to transport residents in wheelchairs
  • Understanding and awareness of problems of the aging
  • Must have valid drivers license, clean driving record and provide proof of liability insurance

 

Benefits:

All of our employees are valued and receive a competitive hourly rate; our full time team members are also offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Tickets at Work - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

 

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

Req. ID:014073 | 90495 - Forest Haven Nursing Home Center

Qualifications:

  • Experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to operate audio-visual equipment
  • Good knowledge of the policies and procedures of a long-term care facility
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently; to prioritize tasks and organize work efficiently
  • Ability to motivate people and be sensitive to their needs
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with patients and staff
  • Physical ability necessary to transport residents in wheelchairs
  • Understanding and awareness of problems of the aging
  • Must have valid drivers license, clean driving record and provide proof of liability insurance

 

Benefits:

All of our employees are valued and receive a competitive hourly rate; our full time team members are also offered a robust and comprehensive benefit package which includes: 

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance/ Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Options
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Nursing Loan Repayment Programs
  • 401 (k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • DailyPay option available! – Get your pay, when you need it.
  • MetLife Auto and Home Insurance - employee discount available
  • Helping Friends Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Tickets at Work - entertainment ticket discounts
  • Purchasing Power - online purchase/payroll deduction
  • In-facility education programs and more!

 

*Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Vets/Disabled. Drug-free/Smoke-free work environment.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Catonsville, MD

Job Type

Health Care, Nurse

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

10/8/2020

Job ID

14073/20591/177700
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