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PruittHealth Activities Assistant HCC in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Activities Assistant HCC

Description

JOB PURPOSE:

Assists in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual programs, in accordance with the patient's assessment and care plan, and as directed by the Supervisor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Conducts assessments and gathers information by interviewing residents, interested family members, legal representatives and significant others to develop individualized recreation programs that accommodate the functional levels, needs and interests of each resident.

  2. Updates resident Recreations programs as needed to accommodate individual needs and preference and to protect and promote residents’ rights.

  3. Works cooperatively with members of interdisciplinary team to develop, implement and evaluate plan of care. Attends care conferences and develops activity interventions as part of the comprehensive plan of care. Communicates resident concerns and responses to interventions to the interdisciplinary team members and direct care staff.

  4. Schedules recreational activities to accommodate the resident’s hours (morning, afternoon, evening, weekend), that appeal to all age groups, both men and women, take place in a variety of locations and include special seasonal events. Posts monthly Activities calendar.

  5. Provides activities to residents confined to their rooms that reflect life-long interests such as music, reading, visits with people of shared interests and in-room projects that the resident can work on independently or with staff assistance.

  6. Provides structured activities to meet the needs of cognitively impaired residents such as music events, gross motor games or outdoor walks. Seeks way to adapt activities so that all resident can participate such as segmenting tasks to simple steps, providing verbal prompts, physical support, demonstration and hand-over-hand assistance when the residents is unable to complete a task independently.

  7. Audits chart entries written by Recreation Services staff for completeness, accuracy.

  8. Performs quality assessment and assurance functions, including daily regulatory compliance rounds, observation of activities in progress on units, record reviews and interviews with staff members, residents, families and Administration. Identifies problems in Recreation Services staff performance and institutes corrective action.

Qualifications

* MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:*

One year experience in a patient/resident activities program in a health care setting.

* MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:*

None

Job Activities

Primary Location South Carolina-Rock Hill

Schedule Full-time

Shift 1st Shift

Job Posting May 3, 2021, 11:28:29 AM

Req ID: 2104846

PruittHealth is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its personnel practices against its partners or qualified applicants for employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or a protected veteran.

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