Job DescriptionCaring people make the difference at American Senior Communities!American Senior Communities has proudly served customers since the year 2000 with a long history of excellent outcomes. We are Indiana-owned and operated, and we aren't ever going to forget our roots. We take great pride in our Hoosier heritage with Hoosier hospitality ingrained in everything we do. As experts in senior care, we are not just doing a job, but following a calling.Compassion, Accountability, Relationships and Excellence are the core values for American Senior Communities. These words not only form an acronym for C.A.R.E., they are our guiding principles and create the framework for all of our relationships with customers, staff, family members and the community at large.We are currently accepting applications for the following position:Activities AssistantThe Activities Assistant assists the Activities Director with carrying out appropriate resident activity programs, using the philosophy, objectives, and policies of the facility.ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:* Carries out activities for residents based on their varied backgrounds, problems, needs, and enjoyment.* Recruits, organizes, trains, and recognizes volunteers to expand and supplement the activity program while including the largest number of residents possible.* Involves residents families, the community, and volunteers in activities to decrease the loss to the resident in being removed from the community at large* Assists in maintaining all records relating to activities.* Assists in documenting resident's records as required.* Encourages residents to participate in meaningful activities.* Maintains the activities area in a neat and orderly manner.* Participates in committee meetings as directed.* Participates in Resident Council meetings as necessary.* Carries out monthly activity calendar with varied activities.* Assists in developing the facility newsletter, if applicable.* Maintains community involvement.* Understands may be subject to functioning in the role of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) when the need arises - this requires providing direct care to residents to improve or maintain the resident's abilities according to the resident's plan of care. Will seek assistance of Charge Nurse when unsure of assignment, procedure, or situation; and receives and completes all resident care assignments as assigned by Charge Nurse.* Provides delivery of care in a compassionate, quality manner with kindness, respect, and dignity.We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefits package including:* We offer attractive compensation and an excellent benefits package including:* Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Available - Plans starting as low as $10 a week* 401k* Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays* $1,000 Referral bonus for Clinical Staff* Tuition Reimbursement* Nurse & CNA Preceptor Program* 02NE Program offers Paid LPN or RN training* Verizon and Sprint Cell Phone DiscountJob RequirementsDemonstrates C.A.R.E. values to our residents, family members, customers and staff.Previous experience working with geriatric population is preferred.CNA certification is preferred. Must be open to getting CNA certificate within the first 6 months of employment.
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