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Activities Assistant- Minerva Park Nrsg & Rehab Ctr
At Kindred Healthcare, our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:KND) is a healthcare services company, based in Louisville, Kentucky, with annual revenues of over $4.2 billion. At December 31, 2009, Kindred through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in 621 locations in 41 states, including 83 long-term acute care hospitals, 222 skilled nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business, Peoplefirst Rehabilitation Services, which served 316 non-affiliated facilities. Kindred’s 54,100 employees are committed to providing high quality patient care and outstanding customer service to become the most trusted and respected provider of healthcare services in every community we serve. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Drug Free Workplace.
About the Opportunity
Resident Activity Assistant organizes and participates in person-specific activity programming, including one to one interventions, small group facilitation and large group presentations and assists the resident activity director as needed.
Education: Bachelors in Recreational Therapy or Occupational Therapy or Bachelors degree in relevant human service field, 20 hrs CEUs within 1 year of hire or state specific training to be initiated at first offering or Certification as Occupational Therapy Assistant or Associate degree in human service field, 20 hrs CEUs within 1 year of hire or NCCAP Certified as Activity Assistant Certified High School Diploma or GED AND minimum of 6 college credits*(as required by NCCAP) or State-specific certification as an Activity Assistant
Licenses/Certification: Certified Recreation Therapist, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant or Activity Assistant Certified (NCCAP or state-specific) preferred
Experience: Prefer minimum of 500 hours of experience in activity programming in any setting prior to hire.
For high school/GED educated applicants, college courses must include one English course in composition, report or technical writing, and one course in areas of Art/Recreation Programming, Sciences, or Management with a passing grade.
Acceptable areas of in-service education and CEUs can be reviewed at www.nccap.org.
- Capable of documenting individual participation and value of approaches in medical record.
- Demonstrated willingness to learn new modalities and approaches.
- Good listener.
- Builds rapport easily.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines.
- Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Able to work with residents/families facing end of life issues.
INDUSTRY: Health Services
JOB CATEGORY: Health Care (Counseling, Medical, Nursing, Child Care)
v2 JOB CATEGORY: Healthcare Support Worker
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Employee
SALARY RANGE: 0-0
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ZIP CODE: 43085
JOB# (REQUISITION NO): 080001