Activities Director ( AVA )

Avamere Health Services   •  

Medford, OR

Industry: Healthcare

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Less than 5 years

Posted 32 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The primary responsibility of this position is to plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Activity Department to assure that an ongoing program of activities is designed to meet the interests and wellbeing of each resident.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

  • Develop and distribute a monthly activities calendar and newsletter for residents and family members.
  • Coordinate and schedule outside vendors and presenters.
  • Participate in community event planning with the marketing staff.
  • Make routine visits to residents.
  • Plan, prepare and operate under the Activities budget.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.  Additional education preferred.
  • Must have a minimum two years of experience in a social or recreation program, or similar experience working in a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge and experience caring for and interacting with residents of this nature.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

Facility Information

As a part of the Avamere Family of Companies, we embrace our mission “to enhance the life of everyone we serve.” Being a part of Avamere provides us with comprehensive clinical resources such as therapy, home health, and hospice care to best serve our Independent and Assisted Living residents.  The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients and residents.

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Upon hire, all employees will be criminal background checked and DMV checked if driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department.

The mission of the Avamere Family of Companies is to enhance the life of every person we serve. It is through our Core Values that each member of our Family lives our mission. By putting integrity above all else, our passion for the quality of peoples’ lives shows in our evidenced-based approaches to achieving the best possible outcomes. We strive for quality that is obvious; the type of quality that is won through hard work and innovation. Our culture of trust and respect is recognized during the first meeting between the families, patients, residents, and our caring staff. As a leader of post-acute care services, the Avamere Family of Companies continually reaches to learn, grow, and embrace change. Ultimately it all comes down to teamwork, camaraderie, and fun!

Avamere full time employee benefits package includes: medical, 401K retirement plan, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, ID theft recovery services, wellness program, and voluntary dental, vision, life insurance, short term disability, AD&D coverage, generous Employee Referral program/bonus, plus numerous employee discount programs!