PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The primary purpose of your job position is to coordinate the planning and executing of social, recreational and educational programs for the residents in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations, facility policy and procedure, Birchaven Village ethical statement and resident rights, subject to the associate handbook, and as directed by the Administrator.
Duty 1: Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent information to assure personnel and resident rights are respected.
Duty 2: Follow requirements for supervisory personnel.
Duty 3: Responsible to help develop and maintain department--including activity equipment and supplies--within operating and capital budget.
Duty 4: Organize, develop, coordinate, and supervise social, recreational and educational activities for residents to create as homelike and personal service as possible.
Duty 5: Plan and develop individual and group activities that stimulate the resident's physical and mental abilities and needs to the fullest extent; that encourage and develop a sense of usefulness and self-respect; and that inhibit, prevent, or overcome the development of symptoms of physical and mental regression due to illness, old age, mental retardation, or developmental disability. Will schedule activities at a time that would provide for maximum involvement by interested residents, including evening and weekends.
Duty 6: Serve as the person ultimately responsible for the activity programming. Oversee the documentation and record-keeping necessary for compliance with in residential care guidelines.
The activities program must be directed by a qualified professional who is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who-
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