ACTIVITY AIDE (Permanent Part-Time) – Birchwood Terrace – Kenora

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    16 hours ago
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    Health Care

Requisition #2337527 Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Kenora Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypePermanent, Part-Time Number of Positions1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date12-Feb-2020 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description ACTIVITY AIDE (Permanent Part-Time) – Birchwood Terrace Candidates are invited to apply for the above permanent part time position to work at our home, a 96-bed long-term care Home, located in Kenora, Ontario. The incumbent will report to the Resident Program Manager. RESPONSIBILITIES Plan, implement and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs and as assigned by the Supervisor. Set up and clean activity area as necessary and transport residents to and from programs. Monitor the behaviour and condition of residents during programs and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate. Maintain program and resident records according to department policy. Communicate participation by residents to registered staff. Work cooperatively with other departments to meet resident needs. QUALIFICATIONS Post-secondary diploma or degree in recreation and leisure studies, therapeutic recreation, kinesiology or other related field from a community college or university or enrolled in same required. If enrolled, must complete program within 3 years of hire date. Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills, as well as excellent documentation skills. Knowledge and demonstrated experience in one-one/group program planning, implementation and evaluation for both well and the cognitively impaired. Ability to work independently and ability to manage time effectively. Ability to plan, implement, evaluate new ideas, resident programs and volunteer initiatives. Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population especially those with cognitive impairments. CLOSING DATE: February 28, 2020 Interested applicants may forward their resume to the attention of: Marva Griffiths Executive Director Birchwood Terrace F :807-468-4060 In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodation needs must be provided in advance. To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.