Life Care Center of Ocala

ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT - CNA

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ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT - CNA
Life Care Center of Ocala

Position type: Part-time with potential to become full-time
Shift: Day and evening shifts (flexibility required)

Position Summary
The ACTIVITIES ASSISTANT assists the Director of Activities in planning, organizing, developing, and directing quality activities for patients, ensuring that the recreational, physical, intellectual, spiritual, and social needs of each patient is met in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.

Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements

  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Must be a state-certified nursing aide with experience in a skilled nursing facility
  • Prior experience with geriatrics preferred

Specific Job Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver's license in current State with satisfactory driving record per Life Care standards
  • Demonstrated proficiency in arts/crafts/music is preferred
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action
  • Must be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility
  • Must have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department
  • Must perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: general activities duties, patient rights, and safety and sanitation
  • Maintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential information
  • Must understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance procedures
  • Displays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care's Code of Conduct and completes mandatory Code of Conduct and other appropriate compliance training

Essential Functions

  • Must be able to assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing, and evaluating quality activity programs (includes entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and education)
  • Must be able to appropriately and descriptively chart patient progress and behavior
  • Must be able to escort patients to and from activities
  • Must be able to make regular in-room visits to patients uninterested or unable to participate in group activities
  • Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of patients
  • Must demonstrate dependable, regular attendance
  • Must be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgment
  • Must be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary team
  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hours
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

We offer competitive pay in a team-oriented environment.

For more information on our location, visit us at http://lifecarecenterofocala.com.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

LCAD #85691

Ocala, FL

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Life Care Centers of America, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Life Care Centers of America, Inc.,  provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, vet status,  genetics or any other protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Life Care Centers of America, Inc., complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Every Life Care of America, Inc., associate is responsible to support this policy in word and deed through inspiration, professional actions and personal example and to provide a work environment conductive to fulfilling this policy.


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