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Kansas Employer Activity Director in Coffeyville, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12319291

Job Responsibilites:

+ Assessing residents to determine activities that are appropriate for their needs and interest.

+ Providing and encouraging resident(s) to participate in activities that stimulate and promote resident interest, communication, and general well being.

+ Coordinating the activity program with volunteers and other groups, taking into account already established routines in order to fit the activity program into the facility’s overall pattern.

+ Planning special events, parties, entertainment, games, and crafts; encourages residents to assist as appropriate.

+ Maintaining a pleasant and cheerful nursing home environment by helping with seasonal decorations, decorate bulletin boards, and assist residents in displaying personal items in their rooms.

+ Assisting in finding methods to motivate residents to take an interest in life and the community.

+ Supervising the overall activity programs, providing special attention to residents in the group that need it.

+ Seeing that the activity area is in good order before and after each activity.

Job Qualifications:

+ High School Diploma or G.E.D certificate

+ Graduate of Activity Director Course as required by state

+ Two years in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full time in a patient program in a health care setting

+ Experience in various activities and handicrafts

+ Verbal and written communication skills