Casey's Pond Life Enrichment Coordinator in Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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.
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
- NCCAP Certification preferred
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.
- Wednesday through Sunday to include three day shifts and two evening shifts 9:30a -7:30p).