Pacifica Senior Living Vacaville

This position plans and implements a well-rounded and stimulating program of activities for seniors that fosters a positive atmosphere and meets the spiritual, cultural, physical, intellectual, and social needs of residents both inside and outside the Community. The primary responsibility of the Activity Director is the organization, conduct, and evaluation of planned activities.
Job Duties:

 Support the mission, vision, and culture of the organization through positive communication and leadership.
 Contribute to Community relationships by demonstrating cooperation and professional conduct with residents, families, fellow associates, physicians, pharmacies and other vendors or persons.
 Contribute to team effort by being flexible in work assignments; by furnishing support by taking initiative; and by understanding how this position affects and compliments all other Community positions.
 Able to maintain work pace appropriate to given workload. Perform activities on schedule while maintaining regular attendance and punctuality within specified tolerance.
 Supervise activities/transportation staff, if applicable; provide training; set and adjusted rates of pay and hours of work; provide performance feedback both informally and formally; recognize both appropriate and inappropriate behaviors and performance (provide rewards and discipline); a portion of work among subordinate if applicable.
 Develop, organize, plan, implement and evaluate a well rounded and stimulating holistic activity program; which addresses the needs and limitations of residents.
 Assess the needs of the residents. Observes when a resident’s needs have changed and create an activity plan to encompass the changes.
 Implement Life Enrichment portion of Memory Care Program when working with memory care residents.
 Maintaining interior space so that the resident can wander freely and safely.
 Drive Community van; Assist residents entering and exiting van.
 Attend weekly department head meeting.
 Participate in New Hire Orientation program and other regular associate meetings or functions.
 Attend weekly care conferences.
 Conduct/Attend monthly resident meeting.
 Decorate for holidays and special occasions and assure community is always appropriately decorated.
 Conduct memorial services.
 Write and edit the monthly newsletter.
 Make and post daily announcements.
 Make weekly bulletins for residents.
 Design and post creative monthly bulletin boards and activities calendar.
 Lead large group activities, e.g. discussion groups, sing-a-longs, exercise classes.
 Arrange for appropriate entertainment for residents.
 Assist residents with gardening projects.
 Instruct residents on arts and crafts projects.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour

Experience:

  • recreational therapist: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Memory Care: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Activities Program: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off