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Recreation Coordinator

Company: Avalon Health Care Group
Location: Payson
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Overview Mervyn Sharp Bennion Central Utah Veterans Home has an immediate opening for a full-time Recreation Coordinator. The Recreation Coordinator works under general supervision responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating the activity program under the general direction of the Activities Director. The activity program will assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interest, physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident. Responsibilities Schedule and coordinate leisure activity programs to meet the needs of all in house residents. Develop and plan activity programs to allow participation by residents within their capabilities. Work with the interdisciplinary team to schedule activities and meet survey requirements. Complete a Comprehensive evaluation on each resident. Document the individual activity assessment and activity plan using the appropriate process and forms. Maintains appropriate documentation. Establish an active Volunteer Program Develop a plan to effectively use community resources and serve as the facility's liaison to these resources. Qualifications Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, an Associate's degree preferred Be a licensed or registered Activity Professional or recreational Therapist or successfully complete a training course. Must have two years' experience a social/recreational setting in a long-term care Work Independently and be self-motivated, organize and prioritize work and assignments, meet deadlines, write reports and communicate clearly Be creative, reliable, and flexible Work well with people of all ages, think clearly and make appropriate decisions Evaluate residents to assist in the development of the individual activity program Interpret residents' psychosocial needs and strengths and goals Develop Strong interpersonal relationships & demonstrate initiative and integrity Identify changes in behavior in residents and communicate these changes Record development to reflect appropriate participation in programs. Understanding and working with elderly peopleMust have a high school diploma or equivalent, an Associate's degree preferred Be a licensed or registered Activity Professional or recreational Therapist or successfully complete a training course. Must have two years' experience a social/recreational setting in a long-term care Work Independently and be self-motivated, organize and prioritize work and assignments, meet deadlines, write reports and communicate clearly Be creative, reliable, and flexible Work well with people of all ages, think clearly and make appropriate decisions Evaluate residents to assist in the development of the individual activity program Interpret residents' psychosocial needs and strengths and goals Develop Strong interpersonal relationships & demonstrate initiative and integrity Identify changes in behavior in residents and communicate these changes Record development to reflect appropriate participation in programs. Understanding and working with elderly peopleSchedule and coordinate leisure activity programs to meet the needs of all in house residents. Develop and plan activity programs to allow participation by residents within their capabilities. Work with the interdisciplinary team to schedule activities and meet survey requirements. Complete a Comprehensive evaluation on each resident. Document the individual activity assessment and activity plan using the appropriate process and forms. Maintains appropriate documentation. Establish an active Volunteer Program Develop a plan to effectively use community resources and serve as the facility's liaison to these resources.

Keywords: Avalon Health Care Group, Provo , Recreation Coordinator, Other , Payson, Utah

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