Activities Director AdventHealth Care Center Orlando North at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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  • Job Family
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Activities Director AdventHealth Care Center Orlando North

Location Address: 730 Courtland St. Orlando FL

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Care Center Orlando North

  • AdventHealth Care Center’s mission to “Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ”
  • The opportunity and encouragement to truly care for and love the patients/residents they serve
  • The opportunity to work with like-minded co-workers who believe and support the organization’s mission
  • The patient-centric focus of meeting the needs of the patient/residents
  • Being part of a large healthcare organization where we can be “Greater as a Whole”
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time - Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Plans, organizes, and directs a program of activities in accordance with State and Federal regulations and facility policies. The programs are coordinated in a team effort with related facility services and staff.
  • The program must meet the needs and interest of the residents regardless of their physical or psychological limitations.
  • Provides for an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the needs of the residents, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, interests, needs, and the physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, directs and evaluates the performance of activity support staff or activity assistants.
  • Develops activity programs to allow residents to participate within their capabilities and to reach their highest practicable level of functioning.
  • Inform the residents & staff of the current schedule of planned activities.
  • Completes a comprehensive assessment on each resident according to his/her background, past and present leisure interests, abilities, physical and mental limitations, and activity related needs as required.
  • Documents the individual activity assessment and activity plan using the appropriate assessment forms, completing the activity plan in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Participates and assists in the completion of the comprehensive inter-disciplinary assessment and plan of care, care planning any need that affects the residents’ ability to participate in activity, and documents the care plan review process.
  • Maintains timely progress notes specific to the Resident’s Activity plan. The progress note should reflect the outcomes to goals and responses to care planned activity interventions, and reflect how the resident spends their day in the facility.
  • Performs activity assessment revisions, progress notes, and (activity related) MDS reassessment in a timely manner.
  • Maintains appropriate records which indicates resident’s attendance and participation in the program with reference to resident response to the program in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Manages the Activity Department budget.
  • Follows purchasing/vendor procedures.
  • Oversees all Activities Assistants and/or Activities CNA’s

What You Will Need:

The Activities Director must be one of the following:

  • Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an Activity Professional who is licensed, registered, or certified.
  • Have 2 years’ experience in a social/recreational program within the past 5 years and 1 full time in Activities.
  • Qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA).
  • Complete a training course approved by the State.
  • Additional qualifications may be required per current State regulations.
Job Summary:

The Activities Director plans, organizes, and participates in therapeutic activity programming to promote opportunities for engaging in normal pursuits, including religious, social, educational, and recreational.  

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

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