Hallmark Health System
For over 30 years, Americare has extended care to senior generations in America’s heartland. Men and women who have served sons and daughters, grandchildren, neighbors and their country in countless ways both small and great. Now it’s our turn to help. We consider it a privilege to serve those who have passed on to us, “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
At the heart of every Americare community is a philosophy of person-centered care. This philosophy guides every decision we make. Person-centered care comes alive in our communities and truly makes a difference in the lives of our residents, their families and our co-workers. Over 90% of Americare employees would recommend their community as a great place to work. To be fully considered applicants must include resume with their salary expectations.
Our Lifestyle Coordinator plans, organizes, facilitates and directs recreational activity programs for residents in the nursing facility. Prepare for events by obtaining and organizing necessary materials for activities. Directs and organizes such activities as sports, dramatics, games and arts and crafts to assist residents to develop interpersonal relationships, to socialize effectively, and to develop confidence needed to participate in group activities. Regulates content of program in accordance with individualized patient capabilities, needs and interests. Organizes and coordinates special outings and may accompany residents on outings. Plan and document a monthly activity calendar. Participate in assessing and documenting progress charts and periodic reports for medical staff and other members of the treatment team reflecting resident reaction and evidence of progress or regression. Network with community organizations, businesses, schools and individuals to form a solid volunteer program. Participate in planning and implementing internal and external community events.
Minimal high school graduate and minimum age of 18 years of age
Leads recreational activities, intellectual and educational activities, arts/crafts, community outings, etc.
Coordinates or implements a volunteer program.
Effectively communicates with supervisor, peers, residents and resident family members and customers.
Demonstrates excellent organizational, planning, and time management skills.
Leads large groups
Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times.
Demonstrates professional behavior and performance, as an Americare employee.
Americare Senior Living is a drug-free workplace
This position is full-time and is a non-exempt level position. This is an activities position to help fulfill and enhance the quality of life for our residents. IF you have a desire and a love for the elderly population especially the dementia population, then this could be the job for you. Our home is small and provides care to about an average of 16 residents. Need someone outgoing, loving, patient, and caring. Must be a team player and not mind helping out with other tasks that benefit our residents. Must be able to drive small distances for going on outing with our residents. This is an hourly position, 40 hrs a week. 10-6p. Prefer to have experience with dementia residents.
Hallmark Health System
Website : http://www.hallmarkhealth.org/
Hallmark Health System is the premier, charitable provider of vital health services to Boston's northern communities and is the official healthcare partner of the Boston Bruins. The system includes Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford; Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose; Hallmark Health Cancer Center, Stoneham; The CHEM Center for MRI, Stoneham; The CHEM Center for Radiation Oncology, Stoneham; Hallmark Health Medical Center, Reading; Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice; Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing and Radiography Programs, Medford and Hallmark Health Medical Associates, Inc. Hallmark Health is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital for cardiology and Tufts Medical Center for neonatology.