Activity Aide

Activity Aide

Job Title: Activities Assistant
Department: Non-Nursing
Hours: Part Time
Facility: Manor Nursing Home
Salary: $15/hr

A Part-Time Activities Aide position is available in our Nursing home.

Position Overview:

Keeping residents active and stimulated through various activity programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responds to residents in relation to their needs, desires, and abilities to participate in activities.
  • Activities must be consistent, structured, and flexible to meet the resident’s abilities, needs and tolerance.
  • Responsible for accompanying and transporting the residents to planned events. (i.e: special functions and outings)
  • Must be knowledgeable and respect resident’s rights and support the Bethany Village philosophy and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Follow established policies and procedures specific to respective department, which includes but is not limited to Fire and Disaster Plan and staff assignments, Infection Control Policy; and monitor all areas for compliance with DOH (DSS) regulations.

Basic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Director in planning of activities, programs, to include but not limited to: reading current events, exercise, crafts, games, cooking, music/concerts, gardening, and special events.
  • Must be able to obtain needed items, organize for, and set-up activities on a daily basis.

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma is recommended for this position.
  • Ability to read, speak and write English is also required for this position.
  • Knowledgeable in regard to the special needs of the Alzheimer’s and dementia residents preferred.

Experience Required:

  • Previous long-term care experience /activities experience with geriatric population is preferred.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Creativity, a sense of humor, and a genuine compassion for the residents.
  • Must be able to communicate with staff, residents, and the families of the residents.
  • Resident-focused at all times, while acting as a pleasant professional is essential.
  • Task-centeredness, punctuality, and a pleasant demeanor are beneficial to successful performance in this position.
  • Some paperwork is required.

Apply Today!

Interested applicants are invited apply online or in person at:

Bethany Village – HR Dept
3005 Watkins Road
Horseheads, NY 14845

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