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FV Services, Inc. Activity Assistant FT in Chesterfield, Missouri

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Regular and consistent attendance.

  • Responsible for conducting daily group programs and individual activities that are goal oriented and person appropriate that meets the Village Care Center and Department of Health and Senior Services regulations.

  • Promptly follow the daily schedule of activities.

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of resident’s group attendance, assessments, care plans, and other.

  • Report noticeable changes in resident’s participation and behavior to the Activity Director.

  • Assist with publishing, preparing and distributing the monthly activity calendar in the community newsletter.

  • Distribute the community daily chronicle and daily activity sheet with time and location of each activity.

  • Perform and direct the movement of residents to and from recreational areas.

  • Assist, guide and supervise volunteers as assigned by the Activity Director.

  • Assist in maintaining supplies and equipment inventory; assist with purchasing supplies as needed.

  • Ongoing contact and communication with residents, families and interdisciplinary team.

  • Facilitate daily activities in the absence of the Activity Director.

Other Duties:

  • Attend and participate in departmental meetings.

  • Complete clinical competencies, in-service trainings and education sessions as assigned.

  • Attend meetings as assigned in the absence of the Activity Director.

  • Demonstrate flexibility in accommodating requests.

  • Implement positive solutions to problems and processes.

  • Ensure quality of services by exemplifying a positive, team-oriented attitude and behavior.

  • Complete all additional work duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Activity Director.

Education, Certification and Professional Requirements:

Required High School Degree. Prefer one year of experience in Activities, but will also train the right candidate. Flexible work schedule with evenings, weekends and holidays. Self-motivated, creative, energetic and able to work independently, as well as in a team environment. Good visual and hearing acuity required. Must be able to read, write, and speak English in a clear tone of voice. Need to be able to adapt to change and think on the go. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel. Basic understanding of technology and social media: iPads, iPods, Kindles, Smart TV, and DVD players.

Working Conditions:

Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting for most of the work day. Must be able to lift/carry, push or pull up to 35 lbs. Must be able to push residents weighing up to 250lbs in Geri chairs and/or wheelchairs. May be exposed to communicable diseases including not limited to HIV/AIDS, Measles, TB, Hepatitis B, MRSA, and FLU. May be exposed to industrial and household chemicals, offensive odors and combative behavior.

HOSPITALITY FOCUS:

Friendship Village fully embraces a culture of hospitality. To that end, we include the following hospitality promises as a guide for our interpersonal interactions with residents, co-workers, and guests:

  • We treat everyone with courteous respect (kindness).

  • We maintain high levels of professionalism – holding ourselves and one another accountable.

  • We make you feel important, starting with a warm greeting, by name and with a smile.

  • We pay attention to details.

  • We ask, “Is there anything else I can do for you?”

Job ID: 2020-1726

External Company Name: Friendship Village Senior Living Communities

External Company URL: https://www.friendshipvillagestl.com/

Street: 15201 Olive Blvd.

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