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Community Life Director - Activity Director

Company: HCC
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Your Job PositionThe primary purpose of the Community Life Director("Activity Director') position is to: Plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Activity Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Executive Director, to ensure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident. You are entrusted to provide innovative, responsible healthcare with the creation and implementation of new ideas and concepts that continually improve systems and processes to achieve superior results. Duties and ResponsibilitiesDemonstrate respect and compassion in every interaction. Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors. Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each resident's recreational needs. Develop plans addressing therapeutic recreation programs to meet psychological, physical, and social needs of residents. Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines.Attend and participate in team meetings regarding resident progress, problems, and needs. Maintain and guide the implementation of current policies and procedures, which reflect adherence to corporate and external regulatory guidelines. Assist in developing a budget for recreation services and ensure adherence to established budget. Collaborate with various departments to provide positive interdepartmental relations. Promote the Company programs through formal and informal interactions with the community. Arrange for recreation activities outside the facility, as needed. Develop and supervise an active volunteer program. Participate in and /or provide in-service education sessions. Participate in the quality improvement process of the facility. Attend and participate in department/facility meeting, as required. Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities to maintain current competency. Ensure services cover evening and weekend programming. Education and ExperienceMust possess, as a minimum, a Bachelor's Degree in therapeutic recreation or equivalent training/experience. Must possess a minimum of two (2) years experience in therapeutic recreation. Must possess the demonstrated ability to assess resident therapeutic recreation needs and develop and implement a program to meet those needs. Must possess a working knowledge of accreditation standards and compliance requirements. EEO/MFDV

Keywords: HCC, Sarasota , Community Life Director - Activity Director, Executive , Sarasota, Florida

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