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Good Samaritan Society Activity Assistant in Socorro, New Mexico

Location: Good Samaritan Society Socorro
Address: 1203 Hwy 60 W, Socorro, NM 87801-1279 USA
Employment Type: Part-Time
Shift: Day

Job Responsibilities

Provides activities that meet residents’ needs.

  • Assists in developing plans for programming that meets residents’ needs. Assists in evaluating effectiveness of programming. Assists with conducting programming within and outside the center.

  • Assures community involvement in center/campus and works with volunteers.

  • Keeps activity area free of hazards. Keeps potentially harmful substances in locked storage and discards properly. Follows appropriate and adequate safety measures while on outings. Assures residents are supervised at all times while in planned groups/outings, etc.

  • Properly stores food items, with labels and dates placed on all items and containers. Properly cleans/sanitizes supplies/equipment according to set schedule. Follows proper guidelines/policies regarding pets/animals.

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 center/campus, psychiatric setting. Completion of an activity training program or ability to complete such program approved by the center/campus and the state in which the center/campus 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: req50751