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Elderwood/Pediatric/PostAcute/Woodmark Nursing Home Activity Leader in Liverpool, New York

Are you ready to change your life with a rewarding career move ?

Elderwood at Liverpool is searching for energetic, bubbly & compassionate full time Activity (Recreation) Leader to aide our very busy 160-bed Skilled Nursing facility in Liverpool, NY. We are in growth mode and completed a beautiful renovation our facility including investing in new state of the art recreation therapy equipment for our Activities staff! We offer increased salaries, comprehensive full time benefits and an extensive orientation & training program to ensure you have all the tools you need to succeed.

An active social life is an essential aspect of life at Elderwood. Our activities leaders conduct enjoyable recreation programs that keep residents energized, engaged and mentally stimulated.

The position is full time and includes days, some evenings with one weekend a month. This is an entry-level position but the salary increases with relevant experience.

Perks of Being an Activity Leader:

  • Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • Generous PTO & holiday package

  • 401K Retirement plan with company matching

  • Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility

  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

  • Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance

  • Substantial Employee Referral program

  • Free On-Site Parking

  • Discounted Employee Meal Tickets

  • Friendly, Supportive Staff

  • Quiet Suburban Neighborhood

  • Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment

  • Relaxing employee lounge with free iced/hot coffee

  • Monthly employee appreciation events

  • Employee of the month recognition

  • Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse activities team

  • Truly make a difference in our resident’s lives while providing top notch care

  • Just 10 minutes from Syracuse

Who is Elderwood:

Elderwood is a strong and growing company that is truly invested in its employees. We just recently increased our wages and offer an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays, an Education and Tuition Assistance Program and much more. Elderwood has a large continuum of care and is proud to say Elderwood at Liverpool has been providing top notch care at their location for 34 years!

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What our Activity Leaders Do:

  • Approaches residents on assigned unit to plan individual recreational and social activities; reports to Director Activities about response and cooperation of resident.

  • Prepares resident information for use by the Director Activities in care planning and documentation; writes progress notes as assigned.

  • Assists in developing and maintaining good contact with community resources for the betterment of the activities program.

  • Responsible for maintaining departmental inventory of equipment and supplies.

  • Maintains attendance records and prepares other reports as required.

  • Utilizes assistance of volunteers with planned programs.

  • Performs in-service programs of the facility.

  • Does light housekeeping tasks in the Activity Room (cleaning refrigerator, sink, stove, tables) on a daily basis, and assists with maintaining the general aesthetic appearance of the activity areas.

  • Maintains bulletin board displays on the nursing unit and in the Activities Room area.

  • Prepares daily broadcasting script

  • Attends Employee Council meetings and departmental meetings.

  • Generate and develop ideas, which improve the quality of care for residents or increase job productivity and satisfaction.

What it takes to be an Activity Leader:

  • High school diploma required.

  • Ability to relate and enjoy working with residents required.

  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with residents necessary.

  • Ability to develop good relationships with staff, volunteers, families and visitors required.

  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing required.

  • Ability to inspire and motivate others, create a warm and accepting climate for residents and be able to adapt and modify activities to meet their needs required. Maturity, stability and willingness to accept responsibility necessary.

  • Understanding of the rights and needs of residents required.

  • Physical stamina for constant activity required.

  • Ability to perform tasks to established standards of excellence required.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Requisition ID: 2021-16259

Shift: Days

Street: 4800 Bear Road

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