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Lead Life Engagement Assistant

Company: Quail Park
Location: Cypress
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Quail Park on Cypress offers California inspired architecture with comfortably appointed apartment homes and cottages offering residents extraordinary opportunities to remain active and be social. Join the team today!Purpose:To assist with all aspects of the Community Activity Program; to assist with driving the Community vehicles to provide resident transportation as needed while ensuring resident safety.Minimum Eligibility Requirements: 1 years experience working in senior living environment, and/or social activity leadership. CNA, or previous experience working with the elderly in a residential or long-term care setting preferred. Must meet all health-related requirements pertaining to state licensure. Must maintain current CPR/First Aid credentials Must maintain current Food Handlers credentials Must maintain annual Continuing Education Credits 1 year of professional driving experience in the operation of a bus or van used for transporting clients preferred (If Driving) Valid state drivers license with a safe driving record (If Driving) Ability to obtain a Commercial Drivers License within specified timeframe after hire (If Driving and if required based on vehicle occupancy and State regulations) Previous experience working with seniors in a senior living environment preferred. Ability to establish effective relationships with residents, family, and team members. Must possess strong interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency in basic computer skills, including Word and Excel preferred Ability to read, comprehend, write, and speak English to communicate effectively with residents, families, guests, and other team members. Ability to represent the Community in a positive and professional manner. Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) with or without reasonable accommodation. Subject to pre-employment screening including physical, drug and TB testing and criminal clearance.Essential Functions:Lead Assists the Life Engagement Director with hiring, training, evaluation, and discipline. Supports the Life Engagement Director with maintaining department within budgetary guidelines. Assists the Life Engagement Director with mentorship and training of all team members on activity/social-related topics and assists in maintaining team members training records. When necessary fills in for the Life Engagement DirectorMarketing/Clerical Assists with marketing and clerical duties as requested and provides back-up support for internal marketing such as tours, answering phone, etc. at the direction of the Executive Director. Assists in planning events which encourage the participation of families and prospective residents. Serves as liaison between the community and churches, senior centers, and other similar community organizations.Resident Activities / Life Engagement Assists in the implementation of scheduled resident activities as assigned by the Life Engagement DirectorLead Life Engagement Assistant 2021-03 Assists, plans, coordinates, and participates in a variety of social events, outings, and on-site activities, to address resident social, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs, and to ensure a positive and stimulating living environment. Acts as a role model to community team members for communication and behavior management strategies, and in engaging residents in meaningful activity and social interaction Ensures that all resident activities, outings, and events occur according to schedule in the absence of the LifeEngagement Director Assists in maintaining a current social history and profile for each resident. Assists with the creation and distribution of a monthly resident activity calendar. Assists with the creation and distribution of a monthly newsletter. Assists in recruiting, training, and scheduling an adequate number of volunteers to support the community activity program. Supports the team ensuring that all resident care and activity is provided in a safe and effective manner, while consistently maintaining resident dignity, choice, and respect Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of activity supplies and equipment, and follows appropriate community protocol for purchasing as outlined by the Life Engagement Director Participates in the preparation, set-up, implementation and clean-up of Community events and programs. Assists in maintaining activity area and supplies in a neat and orderly manner. Assists Life Engagement Director with other projects and duties as requested. Maintains knowledge of current OSHA and state regulations, and follows regulations related to resident care and social interaction.Driving (If driving is required for your position you must maintain compliance) Responsible for transporting residents to and from appointments, scheduled Community outings, and special events, in Community vehicles, according to transportation schedule Responsible for assisting residents in and out of vehicles as needed, including loading, and unloading wheelchairs, walkers, and other assist devices. Maintains Community vehicles in clean and orderly condition including washing, refueling, and inspecting and reporting any mechanical defects or malfunctions. Completes a thorough vehicle inspection check prior to vehicle operation reporting all discrepancies and following through with scheduling appropriate repairs. Reports any resident incidents or physical or behavioral concerns that occur during transport to appropriate Director immediately upon return. Completes transportation activity records in an accurate and timely manner. Assists with annual vehicle inspections and safety checks to ensure the vehicle meets operational standards.Other Attends all required team member meetings and in-service training sessions. Upholds Residents Rights as defined by state regulations and by Company policy, at all times. Supports and upholds all other Company policies, and the service philosophy. Reliable and predictable attendance Other duties as assigned.Our Company follows the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) and the State Public Health Officer an order issued on September 28, 2021, pursuant to the Health and Safety Code sections 120125, 120140, 120175, and 131080 which requires all employees working in Adult and Senior Care Facilities (ASC) facilities licensed by California Department of be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless they are exempt for medical and religious reasons, no later than November 30, 2021PM21Powered by JazzHRPI188021182

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