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Director of Activities

Company: West Covina Healthcare Center
Location: West Covina
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

West Covina Healthcare Center - POSITION SUMMARY - - -
The purpose of your job position is to plan, organize and direct the operation of the Activity Program as it meets the needs of resident care plans in accordance with current federal, state and local standards that govern the facility, and as directed by the Administrator. -
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The Director of Activities will treat each resident fairly, kindly, and show them dignity and respect. They will refer to each resident by their name. They will communicate clearly, empathetically, and effectively when speaking to residents, family members, visitors, all staff and governmental agencies. They will work cooperatively with all departments and multidisciplinary teams. They will demonstrate patience, initiative and willingness to assist residents that may be difficult. They will relate all pertinent information concerning a resident's condition to a charge nurse when required. They will be committed to always doing the right thing.
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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES - -
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- - - - - - -Managing, hiring, mentoring and scheduling staff
- - - - - - -Reviewing and evaluating the departments workforce and making recommendations to the Administrator as needed
- - - - - - -Creating and implementing a daily activity program that meets the needs of the residents
- - - - - - -Operating department within budget
- - - - - - -Participating in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the needs of the residents and families
- - - - - - -Involving residents and families in activity participation whenever possible.
- - - - - - -Coordinating activities with other departments
- - - - - - -Assisting the Quality Assessment and Quality Assurance Committee in developing plans of corrective for deficiencies
- - - - - - -Participating in facility surveys
- - - - - - -Keeping updated with news laws and regulations as they pertain to resident care
- - - - - - -Reporting any occupational exposures to blood, body fluids, or other hazardous materials immediately
- - - - - - -Protecting each residents file and data with confidentially per HIPAA standards
- - - - - - -Abiding with all facility policies and procedures including not disclosing user ID codes and passwords
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-Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, it in no way states or implies these are the only duties you will be required to perform as directed by management. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is an essential function of the position.
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REQUIREMENTS - -
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Education - - -
- - - - - - -High school diploma or GED
- - - - - - -Bachelor's degree preferred
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Qualifications / Experience - - -
- - - - - - -Minimum 1 year skilled nursing experience
- - - - - - -Must have 1 or more years of supervisory experience
- - - - - - -Excellent English language usage in writing, speaking and presenting
- - - - - - -Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
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Working Conditions - -
- - - - - - -May encounter frequent interruptions
- - - - - - -May be involved with residents, family and government agencies
- - - - - - -May be requested to work beyond scheduled working hours at times
- - - - - - -Is subject to call-----'back during emergency conditions (e.g., severe weather, evacuation, post-----'disaster, etc.)
- - - - - - -May be subjected to odors, dust, disinfectants, tobacco smoking or air contaminants
- - - - - - -May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases, conditions, etc., including TB and the AIDS and Hepatitis B viruses
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Physical Requirements - - -
- - - - - - -Must be able to move intermittently throughout the day
- - - - - - -Repetitive hand motion
- - - - - - -Must be able to push, pull, move and or lift up to 25 lbs. to a minimum height of 5 feet and be able to push, pull, move,
- - - - - - -and/or carry such weight a minimum distance of 15 feet
- - - - - - -If lifting more weight up to 100 pounds must require assistance
- - - - - - -Ability to read fine print
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*Per California state mandate, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for this position
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Keywords: West Covina Healthcare Center, West Covina , Director of Activities, Executive , West Covina, California

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