Recreation Aide-PEC

Job Number: 2022-17913

Piedmont Extended Care - Evans, Georgia
Shift/Schedule: Full-time


Description

The Recreation Aide under the supervision of the Activity Manager is responsible for conducting scheduled resident activities to include social and recreational activities. Assists the Activities Manager with the implementation of the overall program and provides input in the planning process. He/She is responsible to the Activities Manager. Accountability is monitored through job performance. Q.A. activities and comments from employees, residents and guests.


Requirements

EDUCATION

 

Must be a high school graduate or possess GED.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Two (2) years of experience in a social or recreational program. Long term care preferred

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Communication skills and interpersonal skills to interact with a variety of functional levels among residents;

and to interact with families and staff.

 

Basic understanding of the needs of the elderly and their recreational interests.

 

Ability to manage group activities and coordinate activities with other staff.

 

Able to read, write, compute simple arithmetic; able to speak clearly and distinctly

 

Obtains and maintains competence in BLS Heartsaver Skills

 

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

 

Able to transport (push) residents by wheelchair, able to transfer residents from wheelchair to chair, wheelchair

to bed.

 

Able to lift/carry supplies, not in excess of 40 lbs.; can remove and return items to shelves above shoulder level.

 

Sufficient hand dexterity to participate in games, arts and crafts, and table activities.

 

Can hear sufficiently to discern residents’ requests and responses.

 


Diversity & Inclusion

At Piedmont Healthcare we embrace diverse ideas, perspectives, and skills to create a collaborative workplace where the best talent wants to succeed. We celebrate differences and recognize that they allow us to care for our community.


Excellence at Work

Piedmont is a certified Great Place to Work™-- a national designation based on employee feedback about trust, workplace culture and experience. In 2019, Forbes named Piedmont one of Georgia’s 10 best employers and the highest-ranked healthcare provider.



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