Activities Director

at First Atlantic Healthcare in Ellsworth, Maine, United States

Job Description

Seaport Village Healthcare the Inn at Seaport Village in offer luxurious Assisted Living, state-of-the art Skilled Nursing , rehabilitation services not offered anywhere else in Maine. We are a 91 bed facility located in Ellsworth, Maine with all private rooms including Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing Long Term Care. Our employees are dedicated and loyal caregivers with may years of industry experience. Under the ownership of First Atlantic Healthcare, Seaport follows in First Atlantic’s long standing reputation for excellence in Long Term Care. Activities Director: A critical part of our Resident’s care, the ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR provides opportunities for entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and expression and fulfills basic psychological, social, and spiritual needs. The Director will work with team members to plan, organize, and direct a program of activities available to all residents of the facility. Additionally, providing assistance to the physically, emotionally, and cognitively impaired individual and family to explore appropriate hobbies and leisure activities. As part of the facility leadership team, the Director reports to the facility Administrator. We want to support your work and life balance and would love to speak with you about what interests you! * Flexible Shifts * Pay On Demand: Daily access to your paycheck * Tuition and education reimbursement * Access to full benefits; medical, dental, vision, life, and disability * Flexible savings account, including medical dependent care * Paid Time Off available to all employees * 401(k) Retirement savings program with employer contribution! * Employee Assistance Program Minimum Qualifications: * Skill at working with individuals who have cognitive, physical or sensory disabilities. * Practical knowledge of how an Activity Department functions in a nursing facility. * Outstanding interpersonal skills with high level of energy and enthusiasm * Experience in working with volunteers and ability to organize and develop volunteer program. * Organization, documentation, and implementation of detailed programs. * Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility. Meet at least one of the following criteria: * Degree and certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist, music therapist, art therapist; or * Certified activity coordinator by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals; or * Two years of experience in a social or recreational program within the past five years, in which one year was full-time in a resident activities program in a health care setting; or * Prior completion of a state-approved training course, or willingness to complete a state approved training course within six months of employment. * Excellent creative and communication skills.

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Job Posting: JC248512049

Posted On: Sep 24, 2023

Updated On: Oct 03, 2023

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