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Recreation Assistant

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: Holmdel
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.The Recreation Aide is under the supervision of the Director of Recreation. He/she functions as a member of the Recreation Department and is a resource to other therapists within his/her areas of expertise. He/she is responsible for the highest level of services from the Recreation Department.

Responsibilities:
A day in the life of a Recreation Aide at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:Supports the Recreational Therapist in the assessment of each resident. Provides assistance to all residents in a safe, courteous, and timely manner. Accurately documents program attendance and individual resident interactions. Follows the daily Activities Calendar for residents. Ensures the facility decorations are in good taste and are displayed in a timely manner for holidays.Encourages residents to participate in meaningful activities. Provides room visits for residents unable to participate in group activities. Assists with special events and activities. Educates staff regarding the role and activities of the Recreation Department. Participates in the development and review of policies and practices related to recreation. Maintains confidentiality of all information. Maintain full documentation and completes all administrative requirements, as required by the department.

Qualifications:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:Develops and maintains good working relationships with other staff. Effective communication with other staff, medical personnel, residents and their family/significant others, visitors and outside agencies and referral services. Basic computer skills, including e-mail.Familiarity with CMS (Medicare SystemEducation, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:H.S./GED or equivalent experienceComputer skills, including Microsoft Office Long-term care facility experience Prior work experience with geriatric and disabled populations.Bi-lingual (Spanish)If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, Brick , Recreation Assistant, Other , Holmdel, New Jersey

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