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Memory Care Activity Specialist - Atria Park of San Mateo

Company: Atria Senior Living Group, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

What's the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What's more, you are part of an extraordinary company - one that's investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don't just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life. Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications. Responsibilities * Leads assigned Life Guidance programs and develops service plans. * Offers adequate and diversified recreational activities to residents with sufficient supervision for each activity. * Proactively involves all Life Guidance staff in the planning and implementation of the daily program which includes all activities of daily living. * Plans individual birthday celebrations for each resident. * Develops programs for residents including, if applicable, programs designed for residents confined to their rooms. * Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation. * Greets new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests and backgrounds. * Assists in planning parties and activities as well as decorating the community according to the season and/or holiday throughout the years as well as planning monthly birthday parties to honor residents. * Supports and actively participates in the community's census building initiatives. * Maintains records of all activities, resident participation levels and acceptance of each activity by residents as required by state law. * Assists Life Guidance Director in enlisting the services of volunteers to aid the activities program. * May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications * High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to two years prior experience with an adult population developing and implementing activities and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. * Must have a working knowledge of the methods of recreational therapy or activity programming and their application to activity and leisure needs of residents with Alzheimer's/Dementia. * Required certification(s) based on current state regulations. * Able to work various schedules and shifts as needed. * Must have or be willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, subject to legal requirements. Activity Coordinator, Activity Planner, Event Planner, Memory Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Alzheimers Event Coordinator, Activity, Activities, Event It's Easy to Apply Online Select the "Apply Now" button on the job that interests you. Plan on taking 5-10 minutes to complete the application and select "Submit" when done - you'll receive a confirmation email shortly thereafter. Keep your login and password handy as you'll need it throughout the hiring process. Application Review Every application is given due consideration. If your experience and skills are aligned with the job requirements, we'll contact you to schedule an interview. Interviews & Assessments Your interview will be conducted by phone or in person with an Atria recruiter or hiring manager. This process may include additional interviews, reference checks and skill assessments. Offer Letter If you are chosen for the position, an offer will be made by phone and email. The email will include a letter which you'll sign electronically, return to us and can download for your records. Post-Offer Hiring Process You'll receive all needed forms, instructions and our contact information if you have any follow-up questions. This process may include a background check and/or a drug screen. COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of all positions - proof of vaccination is required before you can start. We will evaluate potential accommodations for anyone seeking an exemption due to a medical condition or religious belief. Check-ins from your future team As turnaround times vary for screening results, we'll provide any needed updates and let you know what to expect for your first day on the job. First day and onboarding Congratulations - we're excited to have you join our team! Onboarding varies by position, but on your first day at Atria you'll typically meet coworkers, take a workplace tour and begin any required training. Apply Now Job Details Starting at: $16.50 per hour Employment type: Full-Time Job Category: Care - Memory Care Location: San Mateo CA, USA Req ID: 2021-155469

Keywords: Atria Senior Living Group, Inc., San Mateo , Memory Care Activity Specialist - Atria Park of San Mateo, Other , San Mateo, California

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