Amazing Opportunity to be a Community Life Coordinator

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Category
Other
Type
Full Time
Shift
Day

Overview

Come Join Our IL Family Life!

 

Presbyterian Village North has an immediate, amazing opportunity to be a Community Life Coordinator in our Independent Living Department and engage in the lives of our Seniors.
Join our team - we are growing!

Come give of your teaching and talents for our Independant Living Seniors.

5 days a week including every Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm.
Enjoy Sunday's and 1 weekday off!

 

With a shared legacy in business and healthcare innovation, our family of care-oriented organizations blends values built on compassion and faith with high-quality senior care - long-term care, Alzheimer's and memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapies, hospice, and palliative care.

 

These senior care services, along with the celebration of independent living at our senior lifestyle communities, combine to bring deeper meaning to every phase of life for people of all faiths, regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, or disability. We're the not-for-profit, faith-based parent of Presbyterian Village North, Faith Presbyterian Hospice, and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Models a servant attitude towards others
  • Takes ownership in solving problems and takes the initiative to make things better
  • Is friendly and courteous to residents, patients, and co-workers
  • Ensure resident/patient, visitor, and co-worker safety by remaining aware of and reporting any new or existing safety hazards
  • Assist with the development of activity programs that meet the social, emotional, physical, and other therapeutic needs of the residents within specified budget
  • Ensure bulletin boards are current and attractively decorated with seasonal and appropriate decor
  • Complete admission quality activities assessments as scheduled/needed
  • Lead activities, book entertainment, speakers, and coordinate volunteers for your floor
  • Provide group or one-on-one activities as required per resident’s needs
  • Encourage all residents to attend activities and participate
  • Deliver activity calendars to designated areas
  • Coordinate activity events (i.e., set-up, food) with other departments
  • Maintain all pets and pet environments, as assigned
  • Assist with transportation (in-house and outside) during activities
  • Assist with purchasing supplies for your residents as needed for events
  • Enhance and develop regular programming, including music programming, on specific floors as assigned by Life Enrichment Manager
  • Follow expectations of the dementia training program, in partnership with the cooperation of the nursing staff and Patient Care Coordinator

 

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • High School graduate
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Preferred: activity certification from an approved course as required by State of Texas
  • Preferred: one or more years working with the elderly in providing group activities
  • Preferred: a working knowledge of activities for senior adults
  • Preferred: experience working in memory care
  • Ability to lead therapeutic activities for varying resident levels
  • Ability to organize, document and implement detailed programs
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to read and write the English language
  • Ability to follow State and Federal regulations pertaining to activities

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