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Casey's Pond Life Enrichment Coordinator in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Job Summary

Assists in the planning and implementation of a program of meaningful activities appropriate to the needs and interests of residents. Helps to provide programs that promote the creative, spiritual, social and intellectual well-being of each participant. Actively engaged in promoting an environment of healthy living, wellness, personal growth and independence.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, and evaluating the life enrichment programs at Casey?s Pond.

  • Oversee the residents engaged in life enrichment programs to promote the physical, social, and mental well-being of residents by applying experience in activities and knowledge of diagnoses and conditions of residents.

  • Responsible for encouraging, participating in and integrating the Eden Alternative philosophy in day-to-day interactions and promoting person-centered programs and culture.

  • Keep attendance record current, attend and communicate life enrichment information in resident care conferences and create a monthly calendar of opportunities reflective of resident interests and requests.

  • Plan resident group excursions and may drive the bus for life enrichment trips

  • Conduct resident preference assessments and input important resident care information into the data tracking software (PCC) per state and federal standards and regulations.

  • Assist with resident mail delivery, new resident move-in process, neighborhood meetings and events, voting, intergenerational opportunities, volunteers and care of plants and animals, to include pet visitation program.

  • Facilitate monthly Resident Council meetings to include follow up on behalf of resident requests and meeting minutes

  • Assist in the moving/arranging of equipment/supplies to assure that activity areas are ready for scheduled activity functions; perform clean-up following activity sessions.

  • Actively engage in meaningful relationships with family members and volunteers, encouraging involvement in life enrichment offerings.

  • Develop meaningful relationships with residents by visiting and conversing with them on a regular basis.

  • Assist in-room residents by visiting with them, writing letters, running errands, supporting connections with family and outside community, etc.

  • Has working knowledge of facility emergency procedures including fire and disaster drills, follows facility policies, maintains resident confidentiality and adheres to HIPAA policies.

  • Utilize sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems in adherence with Casey?s Pond Employee Handbook and Behavioral Code of Ethics.

  • Perform other duties as assigned in line with HIPAA compliance.

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred

  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language

  • Activity professional coursework preferred

  • Must possess basic computer proficiency in MS Office

  • 1 year experience working with seniors preferred

Licenses/Certifications

  • NCCAP Certification preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, feel, reach, push, bend, stoop, crouch, talk, hear, and see

  • Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to 50 pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.

Shift

  • Wednesday through Sunday to include three day shifts and two evening shifts 9:30a -7:30p).
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