Activities Assistant

company icon
Forest City Nursing and Rehab
location icon
Lakewood, PA
recency icon Posted 08-22-2023

Job Description

Forest City Nursing and Rehab - Forest City Nursing and Rehab is seeking an Activities Assistant to join our skilled nursing facility in Forest City, PA! You would conduct activities for residents, under the direction of the Director of Activities. Shifts Available: Part Time (Some Weekdays, Every other Weekend & Holiday required) Responsibilities: The Activities Assistant is responsible for ensuring that the emotional, recreational, and social needs of the residents are met and maintained on an individual basis. Assists residents to accomplish normal activities of living, ex: writing letters, making phone calls, registering to vote, etc. Assists with record keeping of residents’ progress and activity attendance. Assist mail delivery, escorting residents to the activity programs, flower/plant care within the facility, pet/fish care, preparation of monthly newsletter, fund-raising efforts, and making morning announcements over P.A. system. Directs or carries out a program of activities which will provide entertainment, inter-communication, exercise, relaxation, and opportunities to express creative talents and fulfill basic psychological, social, and spiritual needs as planned by the Activities Director. Provides the resident with craft supplies, materials, and equipment and supervises patients during craft activities. Helps the residents to utilize their potential by encouraging them to work on crafts, paints, etc. Qualifications: Valid drivers license CNA experience preferred Graduate of an accredited high school or GED preferred. Previous long-term care or experience working with the elderly or disabled is desirable Recreational Therapy Certified (“TRD”) Must be over 18 to apply Benefits: We strive to provide our employees with a comprehensive and affordable benefits package including: Medical and Prescription Drug, Dental, Vision Care, Telemedicine Program, Company-Paid Group Life Insurance, Voluntary Term Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability, 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Commuter Benefits, and Planned Time-Off (vacation, personal, sick, and state sick). Buddy Bonus: Bring a friend with you when you are hired and you’ll each be awarded $1,000 on your first month’s paycheck Dailypay: The ability to freely view your paycheck as it accrues daily, with the option to withdraw it daily for nominal fee *New* Now offering Education Assistance: Get up to $5,250 per year towards tuition* or Get up to $2,625 per year towards paying off a Non-Federal Nursing Student Loan!* Such benefits, as well as bonus and variable compensation plans, are based on applicable state law and factors such as pay classification (full-time, part-time, or casual), job grade, location, and length of service XQ5