Activities Director PRN- As Needed at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Dade City, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description

Activities Director PRN ( As Needed)  AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills
  • FH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission
Work Hours/Shift:
PRN As needed.
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Provide an activities program on a daily basis including evenings and weekends.
  • Provide a plan of activities appropriate to the needs of the residents that includes, but is
  • not limited to:
    • Group social activities.
    • Indoor and outdoor activities, which may include daily walks.
    • Activities away from the facility.
    • Spiritual programs and attendance at houses of worship.
    • Opportunity for resident involvement in planning and implementation of the activities
    • program.
    • Creative activities such as arts, crafts, music, drama, educational programs
    • Exercise activities
    • One to one attention
    • Promotion of facility / community interaction
  • Assure that at least thirty (30) minutes of staff time is provided per resident per week for
  • activities duties.
  • Prepare a monthly calendar of activities written in large print and posted in a prominent location
  • that is visible to residents and visitors.
  • Coordinate the activities program with other services in the facility.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers when appropriate.
  • Assess resident needs and develop resident activities goals for the written care plan.
  • Encourage resident participation in activities and document outcomes.
  • Review goals and progress notes.
  • Properly document MDS reports and progress notes.
  • Obtain necessary equipment and supplies and provide for their accessibility through organized Storage.
  • Participate with the administrator in developing a budget.
  • Foster family and community support of the activity program (e. g., through newsletters,
  • Networking, activities which bring family members or members of the community into the facility,   etc

What You Will Need:
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years’ experience in a activities capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility
  • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years’ experience in a activities capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other and satisfactory completion of a training course for activity directors approved by the

-Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

-This person may also be either a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an

-Activities professional certified by a recognized accrediting body

  • Or can be an Occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.
  • Certification or licensure as appropriate for each person noted above.
  • BLS

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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