Posted on Nov. 18, 2016
The Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of activity function for all residents of Bethesda Health Group.
Requirements JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
A) EDUCATION AND TRAINING: High school degree or equivalent required. Continued education in Recreational therapy or related field preferred. Must have knowledge of growth and development and show expertise for geriatric population.
B) LICENSING/REGISTRATION/ CERTIFICATION: CPR Certification Required
C) EXPERIENCE: 1 year geriatric experience preferred.
D) SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent organizational and communication skills.
An individual without requisites stated above may present a written justification explaining the relevance of his/her background for a specific vacant position. Depending on organizational needs and availability of more qualified applicants, an applicant may have some or all requisites revised or waived at Bethesda Health Group's discretion.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EFFORT: Ability to perform necessary documentation in writing and through use of computer. Ability to push and pull equipment weighing in excess of 40 lbs. using proper techniques and with assistance as necessary (i.e. resident/patient in wheelchair). Ability to lift and or move items with weights of 10 to 30 lbs. using proper lifting techniques and asking for assistance as necessary. Manual dexterity and skillful use of hands when working with patients and equipment.