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Activities Director

Company: Guardian Healthcare
Location: Nanticoke
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Guardian, we are committed to the safety and care of both our employees and residents. We are continually implementing new care processes and have the equipment needed to protect them!Click here to see Guardian's response to COVID-19Guardian Healthcare is seeking an Activities Director at our Birchwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center facility located in Nanticoke, PA. Do you want to work where both patients and staff are valued and respected? Are you professional, patient, and motivated? If so, then please read on!This position offers competitive pay and great schedule. We also provide excellent benefits that include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more! Plus, we provide a great work environment and lots of advancement opportunities. If this sounds like the right step for you, please apply to be a stellar Activities Director now!ABOUT GUARDIAN HEALTHCARESince we began in 1995, Guardian has grown to 59 Healthcare Communities, with 52 located in Pennsylvania, 5 in Ohio, and 2 in West Virginia. Guardian also operates ancillary divisions to provide pharmacy, rehabilitation, advanced practitioner services, home health, and home care services. These divisions were formed to provide excellent support to our patients' communities and neighbors in the surrounding areas. As Pennsylvania's largest independent provider of skilled nursing services, we are proud to be a recognized leader in offering healthcare services to today's seniors.Caring for seniors is serious business, but that doesn't mean you won't have fun while you do it! Guardian Healthcare is a tight-knit, family-oriented team committed to operating with the utmost integrity and compassion. Our focus on clinical excellence carries over to our numerous professional development and continuing education opportunities, as well as the schedule flexibility that allows our staff to maintain a satisfying work-life balance.A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ACTIVITIES DIRECTORAs an Activities Director you'll plan, develop, organizing and implementing of the activity program and supervise the Activities Aides. You create a weekly activity calendar for residents of different functioning levels. You may also be asked to escort residents with field trips whenever necessary.As required, you keep accurate records for each resident you work with and report any changes in a resident's condition to the nursing department immediately. With patience and a calm demeanor, you treat those you care for just the way you would want your own family members treated. You go home each day tired but feeling good about the positive impact you have made in the lives of so many in your community.QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR

  • Certified, registered or licensed therapeutic recreation specialist or occupational therapistsAre you flexible and always willing to jump in and help where you're needed? Are you conscientious about following policies and procedures correctly? Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills? Are you passionate about the rights of all to privacy, dignity, and well-being? If so, then you just might be perfect for this Activities Director position!ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?Are you caring, kind, and compassionate? If so, please complete our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!Guardian Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Guardian Healthcare's management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs and general treatment during employment. Guardian Healthcare complies with the requirements of the CMS Interim Final Rule, effective 11/5/2021, requiring mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, or CMS required allowance for exemption, for workers in hospitals and most health care settings.

Keywords: Guardian Healthcare, Scranton , Activities Director, Executive , Nanticoke, Pennsylvania

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