Activity Coordinator in Rockford, IL at Integrated Resources, Inc

Date Posted: 5/13/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rockford, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/13/2021

Job Description

Shift: Days (8 Hour Shifts)
Minimum Years of Experience: 2

Activity Coordinator, Long-Term Care/Skilled Nursing, Javon Bea Hospital - Rockton, Days, 48hrs/2wks

Experience a rewarding and fulfilling career with Mercyhealth. Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work. Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:

  • Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
  • Teamwork toward our common goal providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
  • An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization

Essential duties and Responsibilities

Utilizes the activity programming process to ensure all leisure needs of the residents are met in accordance to state and federal guidelines.
Works in close collaboration with physicians and other health care personnel in patient evaluation and treatment to further their understanding of significant activities to meet the overall well-being of residents.
Provide a specific, planned program of individual and group activities that are aimed at improving, maintaining, or minimizing decline in the resident's functioning status.
Implement activities that are multifaceted and reflect each individual resident's needs and be adapted to the resident's capabilities.
Specific activities may include: Physical activities, cognitive stimulation, intellectual, educational, spiritual, service activities, sensory stimulation, community involvement, expressive and creative arts/crafts, family involvement. resident council and social activities.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Certifications/Licensure

(i) Is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who:
(a) Is a licensed or registered, if applicable, by the state in which practicing; and
(b) Is eligible for certification as a therapeutic specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized
Accrediting body on or after October 1, 1990; or
(ii) Has 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years
(iii) Is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or
(iv) Has completed a training course approved by the State.

Special Physical Demands
The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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