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Activity Assistant

Company: Aria of Waukesha
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Aria of Waukesha -
Activity Assistant
Pay Range:
Part Time Position: 20 hours per week. 3 days per week and a 4 hour day every other weekend.
Do you see yourself wanting to empower patients to be partners in the care they receive?
Do you find yourself wanting to see patients receive their greatest degree of independence?
Are you committed to providing a safe haven for healing for patients and families?
Do you strive in an environment where teamwork makes the dream work?
If you answered yes to these questions, then Aria healthcare is the place for you!
At Aria Healthcare our interdisciplinary team of health professionals is committed to seeing the person before the illness and providing our residents with the gold standard of care.
We cultivate an environment where our residents can trust that their caregivers always have their best interests at heart, and where caregivers support residents' autonomy by empowering them to be true partners in their recovery journey.
We believe every person is inherently valuable and deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. We listen carefully to our residents' needs and honor our commitments to them.
We create a warm and compassionate environment by showing genuine kindness, empathy, and encouragement to every resident and employee.
Job Responsibilities

The Activity Assistant will work directly under the supervision of the Activity Director to organize, direct and execute a well-balanced activity program. The program must be diversified enough to meet the varying needs of the residents with regard to age, background, physical limitations, interests, mental capacity, et. The program should include, but not limited to the following:
Daily visitation on a one to one basis for residents on the One to One program.
Selection of appropriate programs for the residents on the one to one program. (crafts, table games, service projects, intellectual activities, etc.).
Balance of small, medium and large group activities, as well as a balance of programs held on the varied floors and in the central activity room.
Balance of recreational, intellectual, religious service and community orientated programs.
Daily group exercise on floors where feasible, individual exercises when group sessions are not possible.
Leadership of evening and weekend programs at the direction of the Activity Director.
Daily recording of resident's participation in activities. Charting residents progress quarterly or more often as needed.
Participation in the formulation of individual goals for each resident in cooperation with -all departments, nursing, dietary, etc. (Attendance at patient - care conferences at the direction of the activity director.)
Attendance at in-service classes and workshops, both within and outside the facility and department conferences with consultant at the discretion of the Activity Director.
Contacting each new resident and familiarizing them with the activity opportunities available to them.
Assist in the formation of the monthly activity schedule and in the evaluation of all programs.
Responsible for the daily preparation of materials and supplies needed for the day's programs and for informing the Activity Director of supplies that need to be acquired for upcoming programs.
Coordination of goals, schedule and program as not to clash with, but rather assist with all other departments.


Keywords: Aria of Waukesha, Waukesha , Activity Assistant, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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