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Recreation Assistant Memory Care

Company: ERA Living - The Gardens at Town Square
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Great Benefits! $500 Signing Bonus! No Late Nights! Free Meals! Free Parking !

Era Living is seeking a full-time Terrace Recreation Assistant II to become the newest member of our Life Enrichment team located in our The Gardens at Town Square community, Bellevue, WA. -We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, and team-oriented person to brainstorm new ideas, plan and implement activities, and help enhance the quality of life of our residents.

Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:

Company Sponsored Health Plan

401k with Generous Employer Match

Vacation & Sick Leave

Complimentary Lunch

Company paid CEUs

Employee Discount Programs

Employee Assistance Program

The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

Primary Responsibilities:
The -Terrace Recreation Assistant II supports the Life Enrichment program in our memory care unit, providing direction in the general recreation program, the physical fitness program, or the cognitive enrichment program. All duties must be performed while ensuring resident safety, maintaining confidentiality, and showing sensitivity to the needs and concerns of older adults.

Coordinate and lead group, individual and resident orientation activities

Coordinate events, including booking, catering and advertising

Provide clerical support

Document resident participation

Oversee Cognitive Enrichment, Physical Fitness and Social programming

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent leadership and communication skills

Able to maintain effective working relationships with all residents, employees, family members and visitors

Valid WA State Driver's License and clean driving record

Ability to read, write and communicate in English

Ability to pass DSHS background check, required

Must comply with the Washington State COVID-19 vaccination requirement for healthcare workers

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or GED required; some college preferred.

CTRS preferred.

Previous experience working with older adults or persons with cognitive impairments, preferred.

Required:

First Aid and CPR certified or able to obtain within 30 days of hire

Food Handler's Certificate or able to obtain within 14 days of hire

Washington State Alcohol Permit or able to obtain within 30 days of hire

Possess or able to obtain as soon as possible upon hire:

Complete Caregiver Dementia and Caregiver Mental Health training within 120 days of hire

Must complete 70 hour course to earn a long term care aide certificate within 120 days of hire ** Not required if worked in boarding home setting in 2011

Complete 12 hours of Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) yearly (completed by birthdate)

About Era Living:
If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application!

Era Living has been voted -#4 Best Place to Work in Seattle 2017 (City Voter's) and -Top 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).
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Keywords: ERA Living - The Gardens at Town Square, Bellevue , Recreation Assistant Memory Care, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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