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Activity Director

Company: Meridian Senior Living
Location: Orlando
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Landings at Gentry Park is currently hiring an Activity Director to join our team!
Job Description
The Activities Director develops, modifies, evaluates and implements activity programs that embrace and fulfill the social needs and interests of the senior population living in and visiting the Community.
Qualifications:
Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist, therapeutic recreation assistant, or an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body, such as the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification, the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, or the Consortium for Therapeutic Recreation/Activities Certification; or has two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one year of which was full time in an activities program in a health care setting; or has completed an activity director training course approved by the National Association for Activity Professionals or the National Therapeutic Recreation Society
Maintain applicable state requirements of dementia specific training
Ensures resident lives are maintained to the extent possible by providing activities and contact with the Community
Provides guidance and acts as a resource to staff on the importance of life enrichment and other areas regarding the quality of life for residents
Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, resident's families, visitors, and staff
High level of ability in effective and succinct communication, written and oral with residents, families, staff, vendors and the general public
Must have compassion for and desire to work with the elderly
Must demonstrate the ability to work responsibly as a team member as well as an individual
Must be honest, fair, dependable, respect confidentiality and the rights and privacy of others
Must have exceptional organizational skills
Must have experience in planning, organizing and executing a varied schedule of life enrichment opportunities for all levels of seniors from those who are very active to those with cognitive impairments resulting from Alzheimer's and related dementias
Monitors life enrichment budget, equipment and supplies
Ability to supervise employees
Ability to set up and train volunteers
Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family members and staff
Ability to represent the Community in a positive and professional manner
Must practice and promote Meridian Policies and Procedures, Mission Statement, Core Values and Founding Principles
Requires current First Aid and CPR certification
Must have valid driver's license
Must meet all health requirements and pass background checks Meridian Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer Life Enrichment, Active Living, Engage Life, Active Lifestyle, Recreation Therapist, Activity, Resident Services

Keywords: Meridian Senior Living, Orlando , Activity Director, Executive , Orlando, Florida

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