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Activity Aide (Dementia Unit)

Company: Continental Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Continental Nursing & Rehabilitation Center - ***Dementia Unit Experience Required*** - -
Full-Time from 8:30am - 4:30pm
The Activity Aide assists the Activity Director in carrying out a planned activity program for residents. Maintains records, transports residents to and from activities. Performs varied clerical and department maintenance functions. The person holding this position is delegated the responsibility for carrying out the assigned duties and responsibilities in accordance with current existing federal and state regulations and established company policies and procedures.
*CNA preferred but not required.
Job Responsibilities
--- Aides assist the recreational activities leader or activities director, helping patients or participants use equipment and supplies. Activities may include arts and crafts, outdoor activities, sports, music or drama.
--- Prepares equipment and ensures the safety of patients or participants in the activity.
--- Assist in leading the participants in group activities, such as an exercise class or art project. --- Proper record keeping of equipment and its use.
--- Assist in planning programs for residents, which can help to provide socialization, relaxation and exercise.
--- Must possess a high school diploma
--- Must possess a valid driver's license with F-Endorsement
--- Must be able to drive the facility van
--- Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and/or holidays
--- Must be able to work independently and as a member of a team
--- Must have previous experience working with Dementia patients/residents
Additional Skills Activity aides should be energetic and personable to work with residents or participants. The aide should have the ability to motivate others to participate in activities. The worker should also be sensitive to the needs of each individual patient or participant

Keywords: Continental Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Chicago , Activity Aide (Dementia Unit), Other , Chicago, Illinois

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