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Recreation Aide-Westwood Extended Care - Evans

Company: University Health Care System
Location: Evans
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities The Recreation Aide under the supervision of the Activity Manager is responsible for conducting scheduled resident activities to include social and recreational activities. Assists the Activities Manager with the implementation of the overall program and provides input in the planning process. He/She is responsible to the Activities Manager. Accountability is monitored through job performance. Q.A. activities and comments from employees, residents and guests. Qualifications EDUCATION Must be a high school graduate or possess GED. EXPERIENCE Two (2) years of experience in a social or recreational program. Long term care preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of functional levels among residents; and to interact with families and staff. Basic understanding of the needs of the elderly and their recreational interests. Ability to manage group activities and coordinate activities with other staff. Able to read, write, compute simple arithmetic; able to speak clearly and distinctly Obtains and maintains competence in BLS Heartsaver Skills PHYSICAL ABILITIES Able to transport (push) residents by wheelchair, able to transfer residents from wheelchair to chair, wheelchair to bed. Able to lift/carry supplies, not in excess of 40 lbs.; can remove and return items to shelves above shoulder level. Sufficient hand dexterity to participate in games, arts and crafts, and table activities. Can hear sufficiently to discern residents' requests and responses.

Keywords: University Health Care System, Augusta , Recreation Aide-Westwood Extended Care - Evans, Other , Evans, Georgia

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