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Good Samaritan Society Activity Assistant - PRN Augusta Place in Bismarck, North Dakota

Location: Augusta Place-a Prospera Comm
Address: 301 Lorrain Dr, Bismarck, ND 58503 USA
Employment Type: PRN
Shift: Various Shifts Available

Job Responsibilities

Employment Type - PRN (as needed)

Shift Various Shifts Available - some weekends, possible early evening or day shifts

We are now conducting virtual interviews to provide safety to our residents and staff members.

The Good Samaritan Society is the nation's largest non-profit senior care company.

With nearly 100 years of charting new territory, the Society offers an opportunity to weave together imagination with reality and ultimately transform the aging experience in America.

Throughout our organization, you will be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team.

Augusta Place — a Prospera community in north Bismarck is the only location in the area that provides a continuum of care, including senior living twin homes, assisted living, basic care suites, rehabilitation/skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services and help arranging home care with local providers.

Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for providing activities that meet residents’ needs.

Encourage community involvement in location and work with volunteers.

Assure residents are supervised at all times while in planned groups/outings, etc.

Assist in tasks related to resident as necessary; to include, but not limited to assisting resident in ensuring proper clothing/appearance, escorting resident, and participating in the dining experience

Provides residents with opportunities and choice consistent with care plans.

Qualifications

Prior work experience in long term care is preferred; other pertinent experience includes working in any confined environment-hospitals, prison, school, hospice, day care, group home, residential care, or psychiatric setting. Completion of an activity training program or ability to complete such program approved by the location and the state in which the location is located is necessary.

Ability and desire to be creative in adapting programs and supplies to meet individual resident needs.

If assigned on Alzheimer’s Unit, training in working with residents with dementia; training for communication skills in working with visually/hearing impaired, aphasic residents or other specific disabilities (stroke, CHF, etc.) and validation techniques are preferred.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. The variety of benefits include health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit https//www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit https//www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

Division: ACTIVITIES
Req ID: req42811