Dycora Transitional Health & Living Director of Activities in Fresno, California

Director of Activities

Fresno, CA

Description

At Dycora, we care for every patient and resident as the unique and special individual he or she is. That's why the Director of Activities role, is so important. At Dycora we count on you bring our philosophy to life each and every day. As our Director of Activities, you will develop and implement social and recreational programs designed to meet the needs and interests of each individual in our care. We strive to provide an environment that fosters creative thinking, problem solving and empowerment. An environment where your work as a Director of Activities will help create a respectful and empowering experience for our patients. Dycora will be a brighter place because of you.

  • Interview and assess all residents prior to the initial Care Plan Conference; document this information in the medical record, develop an individual recreation plan based on the assessment and participate in Inter-disciplinary Care Plan meetings

  • Update assessments and plans as needed and required by state or federal regulations

  • Develop monthly recreation program calendars that reflect and meet the needs of facility residents

  • Communicate facility programs to residents, staff, family and volunteers

  • Manage facility Volunteer Program

  • Maintain departmental documentation that reflects services provided and resident progress towards goals

  • In coordination with social services facilitate the residents in the organization and continued development of a Resident's Council

  • Make job assignments and set priorities Serve as member of QAA committee

Requirements

  • Currently licensed or registered in state of practice as Activities Director, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum two (2) years experience in social or recreational program within the last five (5) years

  • Minimum one (1) year full-time experience in health care activities program

  • Certification as Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, preferred

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. DrugFree Workplace.