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Avamere Health Services, LLC Activity Assistant in Sequim, Washington

Activity AssistantCategorySocial ServicesShiftWeekendHoursPart-TimeUnion PositionNoLocation : CitySequimStateWAZip98382OverviewJoin our amazing team and #workwithpurposeActivity AssistantStatus: Part-timeSchedule: Friday & Saturday: 9AM - 5:30PMLocation: Avamere Olympic Rehab - 1000 S 5th Avenue Sequim, WA 98382With Avamere, you join a team with a culture and mission to enhance the life of every person we serve. This is more than a job - it's a place where our team members build lasting relationships with patients and residents, their families, and fellow team members.We are dedicated to keeping our team members and residents safe. Download our flyer that shows our protocols and response to COVID-19 here.The primary responsibility of this position is to assist with the overall operation of the Activity Department to assure that an ongoing program of activities is designed to meet the interests and wellbeing of each resident.DetailsAssist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activity programs for this facility.Follow resident care plans in providing daily activities for the resident.Participate in community planning that interest and meet the needs of the resident and their family.Coordinate activities with other departments.Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.Answer telephones, operate facility paging system, and manage resident list and incoming calls to residents.Greet visitors, and give directions and information to guests, residents and sales representatives.Ensure all visitors abide by existing rules, use ID badges and manage the sign in/out log.High School Diploma or equivalent.Knowledge and experience interacting with residents of this nature.Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.Facility InformationAvamere Olympic Rehabilitation of Sequim has served the Sequim community for over 40 years. This inviting 102-bed skilled nursing community truly values people - their patients and residents, their family members, and employees. The team prides themselves in a vibrant and connected employee network. One employee of 20 years shared his primary reasons for staying with Avamere were his ability to grow, feeling appreciated, and being part of something bigger than himself. Among many engaging staff activities, leaders select an employee of the month, recognizing them for their outstanding work and encouraging team members to share their appreciation for one another. Leaders and employees also openly discuss burnout while encouraging deserved paid time off, especially when it comes to family needs. This family-friendly atmosphere spreads through the building, as visitors can often hear laughter echoing throughout the building. The employees truly embody their mission to enhance the life of every person they serve. From playing joyful music on a ukulele to spending one-on-one time with residents to planning special activities and more, the employees wholeheartedly care for patients and residents as their own family. This is evident in their recognition as part of the National Health Care Association's Quality Initiative Recognition Program. Avamere Olympic Rehabilitation of Sequim's engaging employee culture fosters trust and fun through their team, with patients and residents, and those just stopping by for a visit. Get to know more about Avamere Olympic Rehabilitation of Sequim on their blog and on Facebook.