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Trinity Health Activities Assistant- Schuyler Ridge-Full Time in Clifton Park, New York

Employment Type:Full timeShift:Day Shift

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Schuyler Ridge in Clifton Park has a Full Time position for an Activity Assistant:

Schuyler Ridge is looking for a person who enjoys working with the geriatric population. The ability to be self- directing, motivated and be an active member of a team is essential, other qualifications include:

  • Activity Assistant to be a creative individual who is able to implement age appropriate, meaningful activities for LTC/Geriatric residents planned by Activity Manager.

  • Activity Assistant should have worked with residents who have dementia and are able to adapt the activities to fit the needs of each resident’s individual cognitive needs.

  • Must be 18 years old with a HS Diploma/ GED- or Associates Degree in Humans Services with at least 1 year experience in a related field, or have worked in therapeutic recreation activities with the geriatric population.

  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of resident’s activity routine and participation.

  • Activity Assistant should be physically able to push large W/C’s to transport residents to and from activities.

  • Activity Assistant should be able to prepare evening and weekend activities and clean up when activity is completed.

    Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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