Avamere Health Services, LLC Activity Assistant in Tacoma, Washington

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB: OVERVIEW: Now hiring! Part-time Activity Assistant: Avamere Heritage Rehab of Tacoma Various shifts available! Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com Avamere Heritage Rehab of Tacoma 7411 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98408 (253) 474-8456 The primary responsibility of this position is to assist with the overall operation of the Activity Department to assure that an ongoing program of activities is designed to meet the interests and wellbeing of each resident. RESPONSIBILITIES/QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSET: * Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activity programs for this facility. * Follow resident care plans in providing daily activities for the resident. * Participate in community planning that interest and meet the needs of the resident and their family. * Coordinate activities with other departments. * Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies. * Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment. * Answer telephones, operate facility paging system, and manage resident list and incoming calls to residents. * Greet visitors, and give directions and information to guests, residents and sales representatives. * Ensure all visitors abide by existing rules, use ID badges and manage the sign in/out log. * High School Diploma or equivalent. * Knowledge and experience interacting with residents of this nature. * Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines. FACILITY INFORMATION: The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients. Avamere Heritage Rehabilitation of Tacoma is a 89 bed facility offering skilled nursing, transitional rehab, respite care, Alzheimer s, long term care, and hospice. Avamere Heritage is a community based facility that provides a sense of home to their patients at every stage of care. We are committed to providing quality care in a warm and friendly setting. Residents are able to enjoy our library, or go outside and relax in our beautiful courtyard. We boast longevity with our staff and we are currently seeking top notch talent interested in being a part of our long term interdisciplinary team. OPTIONS: Apply for this job onlineApply Share Email this job to a friendRefer Share on your newsfeed Upon hire, all employees will be drug tested, criminal background checked and DMV checked for driving company vehicles. If you have any questions regarding the employment checks, please contact the human resource department. The mission of the Avamere Family of Companies is to enhance the life of every person we serve. It is through our Core Values that each member of our Family lives our mission Ava