Quality of Life Aide/Recreation Assistant (Full-Time) – Extendicare Michener Hill – Red Deer

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Requisition #2337519 Job LocationCanada-Alberta-Red Deer Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~ Job TypePermanent, Full-Time Number of Positions1 Start Date of Employment ASAP Posting Date12-Feb-2020 Travel RequiredNot Required Educational RequirementsN/A Languages RequiredEnglish Job Description Quality of Life Aide/Recreation Assistant (Full-Time) – Extendicare Michener Hill Candidates are invited to apply for the full-time (1.0 FTE) position of Quality of Life Aide at our Extendicare Michener Hill Home, a 220-bed long-term care 60-bed Supportive Living home, located in Red Deer, Alberta. Reporting to the Recreation Therapist, the Quality of Life Aide will have the following responsibilities and qualifications: RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide meaningful and engaging activities for residents using a holistic approach Plan recreation activities in correlation with monthly calendar Facilitate recreation programs, entertainment, and special events Communicate with professional staff when resident may need specific therapeutic interventions Porter residents to and from facility activities and events Work to provide therapeutic interventions that focus on all domains: cognitive, social, physical, sensory and spiritual Communicate with other Quality of Life Aides to provide programs Work with volunteers by helping to facilitate resident interactions and programs Provide evening and weekend programming QUALIFICATIONS: Diploma in Recreation/Health Related Field Experience working in recreation Experience working in a long term care setting Ability to work in a team setting Strong leadership skills Strong organization, planning, time management and multi-tasking skills Ability to be creative and flexible Ability to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively CLOSING DATE: February 21, 2020 Interested applicants may forward their resume in confidence to: Melissa D’Souza, Recreation Therapist md’souza@extendicare.com Telephone: (403)-348-0340 ext. 8216