Covenant Shores in Mercer Island, Washington (near Seattle) is seeking a full-time Activities Coordinator to plan, coordinate and implement a full life enrichment program and volunteer program in our Skilled Nursing Facility.
In this role you will:
Ensure that an ongoing program of Life Enrichment activities is in place that addresses the physical, mental, psychosocial and spiritual well-being needs of each resident in Skilled Nursing in compliance with state and Federal regulations.
Provide activities meaningful to the residents at various times throughout every day and evening based on residents’ needs and preferences.
Complete resident assessments and maintain resident health records.
Integrate a Life Enrichment program and activity plan with the interdisciplinary patient care plan for each resident.
Observe residents’ conditions, including mental state, general well-being and changes in physical condition, and report to supervisor and other staff as appropriate.
Transport residents to and from programs and activities; Accompany residents on outside trips and activities.
Oversee 1 Activities staff.
For this role you need:
Some combination of the following:
Certification or eligibility for certification as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or Activities Professional; or
Two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or
Washington State certification as an Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapy Assistant.
Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to communicate effectively with residents, family members, staff and the community.
Strong organizational, planning and follow-through skills.
Compassion for seniors, and ability to understand the needs of the aging adult.
Ability to meet applicable State and Federal requirements.
Must pass pre-hire background check and drug screen.
CPR/First Aid Certification required.
Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record.
Availability on some weekends and holidays, or on days and shifts other than those for which hired.
Internal Number: R0002224-2018
About Covenant Shores
Why consider a position at Covenant Shores?
• Competitive wages
• Excellent benefit package for full-time, including medical, dental, Rx and vision insurance; Retirement plan with an employer match; Free group term life and disability coverage; Paid time off; Paid holidays; Educational assistance
• Beautiful garden setting on the shores of Lake Washington
• Respectful work environment where your commitment to providing superior service will be recognized
• Diverse, inclusive resident and staff community
• Support for your professional development
• Opportunity to develop ongoing relationships with our wonderful senior residents
• Generous Orca card (transit) subsidy
• On-site Fitness Center
• Employee Assistance Program
• Free Starbucks Coffee!
Covenant Shores is a non-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community, part of Covenant Retirement Communities, a nationwide network of 14 campuses in eight states. Since 1981 our goal has always been to provide outstanding care and services to senior adults.
We are committed to providing joy and peace of mind. Our ‘Inspired to Serve’ customer service standards will provide you with coaching and recognition to help you gi...ve exceptional care and support to our senior residents.
We welcome and value people with different backgrounds, beliefs and viewpoints. We are dedicated to supporting awareness, understanding and appreciation of differences in the workplace and campus community; and of course, Covenant Retirement Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about Covenant Retirement Communities, please visit www.covenantretirement.org.
Join us if you share our dedication to diversity, service and professional excellence!