Since 1993, Henry Ford Village has revolutionized the way people view aging. We are located on the historic Ford family farm, where Henry Ford was born and raised. Henry Ford Village features a beautiful 35 acre campus with 7 miles of hallways.
Our environment fosters the ability to enhance the lives of our residents through outstanding care and personal interaction.
If you are looking for a challenging career as an Occupational Health Nurse with an innovative industry leader, this is the opportunity for you!
Position Overview: The Activity Assistant will stimulate the physical, intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional well-being of the residents residing in the Health Center, Assisted Living. Provide therapeutic and recreational activities to meet the daily needs and interests of the residents.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Lead group and individual activities both structured and impromptu in activity spaces, common areas, and in resident’s rooms.
- Work collaboratively with other team members, volunteers, families, and community groups.
- Assess resident’s needs and limitations on an on-going basis for program planning and written assessment forms and MDS.
- Design, plan and prepare various activity programs using your own skills and areas of specialty.
- Generate activity supply lists and maintain supplies and equipment in a safe and functional order.
- Consistently maintain proper documentation including daily attendance sheets, quarterly progress notes, assessment forms, service plans/care plans and MDS as needed.
- Participate in team discussions regarding activity programming, monthly calendars, activity and staff scheduling, and resident issues.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Experience working with elderly, understanding of the dementia process, group leadership skills, oral and written communication skills, independent thinker, self-motivated, organized, flexible and dependable employee.
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