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Westminster Palms Activities Director in Tallahassee, Florida

Description

Westminster Oaks is currently seeking a Health Center Activities Director. The successful candidate will plan, develop and direct the overall operation of the Health Center and activity departments in accordance with regulatory guidelines and our established policies and procedures, and assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet the level of interests and abilities of each resident.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Comply with all applicable rules, policies, standards and guidelines related to employment with

Westminster Services and its communities.

  • Plan and produce monthly activity calendar. Enter activities into the system.

  • Complete MDS and Resident Care Plans by adding quarterly progress notes.

  • Facilitate Resident Council Meetings and follow up on concerns or issues raised during the meetings.

  • Plan and manage resident’s therapeutic recreation activities and entertainment.

  • Manage and supervise the work for the Activities Assistants.

  • Prepare, plan and submit budgets to the direct supervisor for activities coordinated by the department.

  • Participate of Fundraising & Volunteering Activities for the community.

EOE, DFWP – “We honor those who have served."

Qualifications

Education

Preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree or better

Experience

Preferred

  • Must have experience in recreational and activities programs in long term care within the past 2 years, dealing with independent older adults who have ADRD. Knowledge of Event Planning required. Knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease preferred. Knowledge of the holiday traditions for the local community preferred.

  • Four (4) year degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related area. Must be a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (or eligible for certification) or have a degree in Occupational Therapy with an emphasis on ADRD or certified as an Activity Director.

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