Recreation Assistant - Part Time Health Center at Standifer Place
Chattanooga, TN SUMMARY
This position is responsible for assisting the Recreation Department with planning, implementing programs and interventions for the patients and completing duties assigned by the Department Supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working with elderly patients/residents
Genuine enthusiasm A self motivated, creative and “positive” personality
Willingness to learn new ideas and skills
A sense of humor; ability to laugh at success and failure
Ability to work with partners, family members, and community
Possess patience, good organizational skills, assertiveness and be conscientious
Present a professional appearance Ability to work a flexible schedule of nights + weekends
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Able to lift 60 to 70 pounds occasionally
Able to be on feet for 2-5 hours daily Be able to move throughout center without assistance
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Respectful and supportive to supervisor
Assist and support the Recreation Director in assessing each patient to determine their activity interests and needs.
Assist and support the Recreation Director in providing therapeutic programs which meet each patient’s “individual” needs.
Assist in providing activities which meet the physical, social, mental, emotional, and/or spiritual needs of each patient while providing an atmosphere of “fun” and enjoyment.” This includes the “INDIVIDUALIZED 1 TO 1 PROGRAMS.”
Assist and support good public relations with the community and with other partners, patients and families.
Be aware of NHC Standards and abide by the 20 Better Way Promises.
Be aware of and follow HIPAA regulations.
Be aware of and abide by weekly work schedule; be prepared and prompt.
Be aware of and follow all State and Federal guidelines.
Assist in and support the center newsletter and fundraising projects.
Attend and support any in-services and partner meetings as required.
Be aware, support and follow all State, Federal, Company and Center Requirements, Policies and Procedures.
Assuring Resident Safety
About this company
The Health Center at Standifer Place has evolved into a unique, comprehensive facility. From homecare, to assisted living to compassionate hospice care, HCSP provides options for successive stages of life and changing levels of ability. Providing the highest quality medical care for our residents is a commitment we take seriously.
Our services are provided by compassionate professionals including staff physicians, nurse practitioners, licensed nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, respiratory therapists, social workers, dietitians, recreational therapists, and a chaplain. To ensure the best possible care, our team of professionals tailor programs to meet each resident's specific needs. The rehabilitation staff has one goal: to facilitate the optimal and realistic recovery of residents through physical, occupational, and speech therapy. We have over 20 licensed therapists on staff to serve in these three therapy disciplines. HCSP provides 7 day a week therapy to better meet the needs of our clients by aiding in quicker recovery and a faster return to home The Health Center at Standifer Place has a specialized respiratory rehabilitation unit with registered respiratory therapists on-site at all times. The goal of our respiratory therapy program is to maximize respiratory function for residents with lung disorders. As an added benefit we provide free training for residents and families on specialized respiratory equipment and procedures for residents that discharge home Our approach to healthcare is centered on the holistic needs of each resident regardless of age, diagnosis, or need. Customer satisfaction is one of our primary goals, so that families have peace of mind knowing their loved ones are in the hands of people who truly care.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (37421)