Activity Assistant
Avera Health
 Aberdeen, SD

Job Details

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Job Highlights:

  • Perform assigned activities for residents at Avera Mother Joseph Manor.

Job Summary:

  • Assist in planning, developing and overseeing scheduled activities to promote physical, social, and mental wellbeing of residents.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills.
  • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior and degree of involvement.
  • Interview residents or family members to obtain activity information.
  • Develop and maintain good rapport with all services involved with the care plan.
  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary team to promote residents own well-being promoting an environment of positive self-image, human dignity, and advocacy of residents' rights.
  • Assist with feeding and transferring residents.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma required.
  • Have a valid driver's license and are insurable under Avera's vehicle insurance policy.
  • 1 year of working with the elderly or individuals with disabilities.