Posted on Nov. 18, 2016
The Activities Director is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of activity functions for all residents of Bethesda Health Group. The Activities Director is responsible for designing programs that provide quality and stimulation to each resident as defined by resident capabilities and stimulation needs.
Requirements JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
A) EDUCATION AND TRAINING: "High school degree or equivalent required
Bachelor's degree in Recreational Therapy preferred.
Minimum of Completion of the Basic 36 hour Activity Director Course or other similar training required.
Must have knowledge of growth and development and show expertise for geriatric population."
B) LICENSING/REGISTRATION/ CERTIFICATION: "Chauffeur license preferred.
CPR Certification preferred."
C) EXPERIENCE: "2 years experience preferred.
Geriatric and Rehabilitation 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.
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 residents and equipment.