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Activities Assistant-FT

Vista Prairie Communities

Location: 720 23rd Street North, New Ulm, MN 56073
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 4, 2024
Working within the framework of Vista Prairie Communities’ values of Caring, Respect, Collaboration, Innovation, and Stewardship, the Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting in the execution of activities and social programs designed to aid residents in using their personal physical and mental potential. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Deliver and manage care through the Aspire Lifestyle Model to honor residents and enhance their quality of life. Engage residents using the Aspire 5 pillars of wellness including Social, Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, and Spiritual. Delivery of Scheduled Activities Assist in leading activity groups, including exercise classes. Execute planned activities and social programming that are reflective of the residents’ interests. Follows direction to meet requirements of state, federal, and other regulatory entities as they relate to activities. Promote Engagement among Residents Ability to learn and assist in other areas of the facility. Assist residents with developing interpersonal relationships, socializing effectively, and developing the confidence needed to participate in group activities. Assists other departments with special events and family functions. Promote a positive image of the community internally and externally. Promote independence with residents by offering choices and fostering self-help skills. Report any resident changes to the Nursing staff on duty. CORE COMPETENCIES Adaptability Customer Service Planning and Prioritization Positive Communicator Resourcefulness EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High School Education or equivalent SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS Follows all policies and procedures Must be a minimum of sixteen (16) years of age where permissible by state law. Must be able to relate information concerning residents’ condition. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant action. Must receive a "not disqualified" criminal background result from Department of Human Services and may not be on the OIG exclusions list. Understands and adheres to the Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy. Is familiar with the Resident’s Bill of Rights and adheres to it. Vista Prairie Communities is the place where purpose and passion meet. From our competitive compensation program to our opportunities for growth and career advancement, we empower our team members. For us, care doesn’t end with our residents. There are many benefits to growing with Vista Prairie Communities including: Mission-focused, Nonprofit Organization Flexible Schedules Monetary support for employees in need Employee Assistance Programs Medical and Life Insurance Paid Time Off (PTO) Program Retirement Savings Program Continuing Education
Salary: $28.8K - $36.5K a year
Employment Type: Full-time
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