Life Enrichment Assistant-Part time

Palos Heights, Illinois, United States Part-time

Providence Life Services offers a full range of services for families who need retirement living, assisted living, rehab, skilled nursing, and more. Providence Healthcare and Rehab Center, located in Palos Heights, Illinois is seeking a part time Life Enrichment assistant. 

Description  

The primary purpose of your job position is to provide individual and group activities for clients and assist in the planning and implementation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual programs, as may be directed by the Life Enrichment Director.

Ensure that all charted activity documentation notes and assessments are informative and descriptive and comply with the MDS nursing schedule for due dates.

The schedule for this part time position (25 hours/week) varies between afternoon and evenings with every other weekend being required.

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30am-3:30pm

Wednesday from 1:30pm-8:30pm

 

Summary of job functions

  • Assist in developing, implementing, and maintaining an ongoing quality assurance program for the activity department.
  • Assist in preparing activity rooms/areas for scheduled activity programs; and clean up activity areas after completing activity functions.
  • Must possess good customer service skills and respond in a timely manner to requests /needs of our clients.
  • Must be able to keep up with the required paperwork/computer work as directed by the supervisor.
  • Must have good time-management skills and be able to multitask, have good people skills and computer skills.
  • Would like a person with a strong desire to work for a mission-driven organization.
  • Must be able to push, pull, move and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds to a minimum height of 3 feet.

 

Skills

  • A high school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Must have a friendly personality and the skills to motivate and involve people.
  • Long term experience is a plus.