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We are proud of the longevity of our employees as well as our low turnover rate. If you are interested in joining our team, feel free to complete the provided application. Applications are kept on file for one year.

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Current Openings

March 21, 2019


0.8 PPT Afternoon position - full time benefit eligible

March 20, 2019

Activity Director

Minimum Requirements:
Is licensed or registered, (if applicable); and
Is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist, or as an activities professional or;
Has 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, one of which was full-time in a therapeutic activities program; or
Is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or
Has completed a training course approved by the state.

Activity Director
Job Description

Position Summary Related to my Work:
I am responsible for directing the development, implementation, supervision and ongoing evaluation of the activities program. This includes responsibility for the completion of the activities component of the comprehensive assessment and contributing to the comprehensive care plan goals and approaches that are individualized to match the skills, abilities, interests and preferences of each resident.

As director of the Activity Program, I am responsible for ensuring the scheduling of activities, both individual and group; implementing programs; monitoring the response to the programs to determine if the activities meet the assessed needs of the resident; and making revisions as necessary.

My Personal Qualifications:
• I am a qualified professional who is eligible to lead the activities program under F680
• I am an Activity Director certified through the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals, or I am actively working toward this certification
• I have experience working with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, Outlook)
• I have outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• I am experienced in working with interdisciplinary teams to maximize outcomes
• I have had experience in successfully leading and supervising a team
• I think creatively and have good problem solving skills
• I am a Certified Eden Associate or agree to become one within a year of achieving my position
• I have a holistic outlook and understand how activities can impact a resident’s body, mind and spirit
• I am a motivational leader who embraces change

Cognitive and Sensory Requirements:
• Talking: Necessary for communicating with others in the community and the facility
• Hearing: Necessary for communicating via telephone and with residents
• Sight: Necessary for written communication and for making observations related to meeting the needs of residents
• Smell: Not necessary

My Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
1. I work with individual residents, family members and other care partners to adequately assess each resident’s activity history, individual interests, present abilities and desires regarding activity involvement for the purpose of planning and providing meaningful and therapeutic activities according to individual’s care plan.
2. I maintain updated knowledge of State and Federal regulations regarding long term care and Therapeutic Recreation policies and procedures.
3. I participate in weekly care plan meetings and in developing individual care plans to meet residents’ needs.
4. I maintain the required documentation involved in the assessment and care planning process for each resident and for the Activity Department according to State and Federal regulations.
5. I work toward continuing my own professional development.
6. I supervise and teach the proper operation, maintenance and storage of equipment and supplies used in the Activity Department.
7. I order supplies and equipment necessary to meet the activity needs of the residents.
8. I am responsible for cost containment within the department budget.
9. I am responsible for the management, coordination and development of the facility’s volunteer program. This includes the recruitment, training and orientation, maintenance of records and recognition of HCMCF’s volunteers.
10. I am an advocate for residents’ rights.
11. I interview, hire, train, orient and schedule staff for the Activity Department. I supervise, discipline and evaluate activity staff as needed.
12. I facilitate regularly scheduled Resident Council meetings and communicate proceedings to management and other staff as needed.
13. I attend department head, infection control and other meetings.
14. I in-service care partners on activity programming, policies and procedures.
15. I help to maintain a healthy and supportive work environment for activity staff. I encourage the development of team building and problem solving skills. I provide opportunities for creative thinking among care partners.
16. I develop and maintain good public relations in the community and may be asked to represent the facility at public events.
17. I assume additional duties as requested.

1. I review and apply the ten principles of the Eden Alternative to my work every day.
2. I participate in creating an interesting human habitat/neighborhood for the residents of my home.
3. I recognize the plagues of loneliness, helplessness and boredom in the residents and work to alleviate them whenever possible.
4. I plan for and provide care that takes the resident’s opinions and choices into account.
5. I look for ways for my residents to have continuing contact with animals, children, plants and myself.
6. I attend neighborhood meetings and/or read minutes to hear what the residents have to say.
7. I work to build others up with constructive criticism and mentoring so that they can grow.
8. I attend resident care meetings and care conferences so that I can understand who my resident is as a person and work on care plans that are personal to my resident with the entire team.
9. I look for alternatives to medications whenever possible.

Tasks and procedures performed by employee involves risks classified by CDC as:
Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
All procedures or other job related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucus membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissues, or a potential for spills, splashes of them.

Position Reports to: Director of Nursing
Position Supervises: Activity Staff

March 8, 2019


0.8 PPT Afternoon/Night position - full time benefit eligible

March 8, 2019

Resident Activities Aide

On-Call status available. CNA preferred, but will accept applications from creative, energetic, passionate people.

February 19, 2019


1.0 FTE Afternoon shift position - full time benefit eligible

February 12, 2019


0.6 Part Time Day/Evening - part time benefit eligible

February 12, 2019

CNA - (3) Afternoon shifts

Full-time 1.0 FTE positions

February 12, 2019

Resident Activities Aide

0.2 FTE, every other weekend. CNA preferred, but will accept applications from creative, energetic, passionate people.

February 12, 2019

Culinary Services

On-call positions available for front-line staff and/or cooks.







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