Recreation Aide

Nursing Home Recreation Aide
Far Rockaway Center is seeking Recreation Assistants for our skilled nursing facility. The ideal candidate will be energetic, creative and organized and able to run programs at the facility. Hours are flexible.
Assist department staff with the implementation of activities and programs for Residents; focusing on individual interests
Work directly with Residents on units; without direct supervision
Organize and obtain supplies and equipment as requested
Assist recreation specialists & set up program areas as needed
Keep daily attendance and document residents' participation in activities
Assist residents to program location and return residents to appropriate units
Be familiar with established emergency procedures
Positive attitude and energy is a must!!
Experience with activities in a healthcare settings or college work in recreation therapy
Previous experience with Geriatric population preferred
Proficient computer skills necessary
Knowledge of APIE (assessment / planning / implementation / evaluating) programs
Ability to work effectively as a team member
Strong organizational & planning skills; ability to multi-task
Far Rockaway, NY
Far Rockaway Center is a 100 bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Far Rockaway, New York. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our residents, by maintaining each resident's dignity and independence. Far Rockaway Nursing Home is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering five states. In addition, we provide special services including in-patient and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family offers Urgent Care, Managed Care, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.
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