Medical Facilities of America

Activities Assistant

Job Locations US-VA-Pulaski
Requisition ID
2017-1185
Center
Pulaski Health & Rehab Center
Category
Activities
Position Type
Full-Time
Shift
Day

Overview

Pulaski Health & Rehab in Pulaski, VA is seeking a high energy Activities Professional who will assist in the coordination and implementation of recreational activities for the patients of our health and rehabilitation facility.  Our team members have the opportunity to do meaningful work, the opportunity to put a personal touch on improving the lives of others.  They experience the daily joy of enriching the lives of others, while building genuine relationships with patients and their families.  Become part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team of professionals who share their positive attitudes and compassionate heart with every patient, family and co-worker.

Responsibilities

The Activities Assistant assists in the planning, conducting and evaluating of scheduled activities within a very successful Activities Department.  Additional job duties include leading group activities, maintaining attendance records, collecting oral histories, and completing patient assessments, progress notes, and care plans as directed by the Activities Director. 

Qualifications

Qualified applicants will have a four-year college degree and be qualified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, or have an associate’s degree and one of the following: two years of experience in a social or recreational program in a healthcare setting, certification by the National Council for Activity Professionals or completion of a state-approved activities training course.

Additional Information

Our Benefits Include:

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance.  Your well-being is important and we value it.
  • Paid Time off, because as much as you love your job, we want you to also love having time to be you.
  • A 401K retirement plan.  You are our company's future; let us help you take care of yours!
  • Tuition assistance.  The more you know, the more we can grow together.

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