Group Activity Leader

Apr 22 2021
Hale Ku'ike Bayside, LLC |Kaneohe|Part Time, $15.00 / hour
Category: Healthcare
Job Description

Discover for yourself the Hale Ku’ike Difference.

  • Our average employee length of service is 6 years.
  • Our employee turnover rate (12%) is well below the national average (20%) in the long-term care industry.
  • 84% of our Leadership team was promoted from within the company.

Hale Ku'ike, the standard in memory care, is looking for energetic and compassionate Activity Leaders to join our team at Bayside (Kaneohe).

Job Type: Part-Time

Location: Kaneohe, Oahu

Job Summary

The Activity Leader will be responsible for involving residents in an activity program that meets their abilities, needs, and interests. He/She is responsible to perform the following according to Hake Ku’ike’s mission, facility standards, procedures, and resident care plans.

Essential Job Functions

· Assess and monitor residents' ongoing abilities in order to provide appropriate engagement activities that foster their physical health and wellness

· Lead and/or assist with implementing resident activities in collaboration with the Activities Director

· Evaluate the effectiveness of resident-centered activities, and notifies the Activities Director of any specific resident concerns

· Work collaboratively and effectively with Hale Ku’ike volunteers

· Keep residents' common living areas clean and uncluttered

· Demonstrate initiative and work well with Hale Ku’ike staff members in a helpful, respectful and courteous manner

· Assist residents in meeting their social and emotional needs through positive interactions with staff, family and other residents

· Respond appropriately to residents' requests for help and maintains positive relationships with residents' friends and family members

· Follow proper channels of communication within the Activities team regarding shifts and schedules, resident activities, and other information

· Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

· Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Additional study and/or experience in geriatric health related subjects recommended

· TB clearance

· Physician’s health clearance

· Experience working with cognitively impaired adults or background in therapeutic recreational activities is desirable

· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to communicate effectively with residents, families, managers, and staff

· Prior work or volunteer experience leading group activities is highly desired (Experience in a healthcare setting not required)

· Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

· Requires excellent communication skills across all levels of the company

· Must be a reliable team player

· Ability to adjust to a dynamic work environment

· Ability to meet physical and mental requirements of the role (reasonable accommodations for qualified disabilities will be considered on an individual basis as provided under the Americans with Disabilities Act)

· Must be able to accommodate schedule flexibility (weekdays and weekends)

Compensation:

Starting salary $15.00/hr. Hale Ku'ike provides excellent benefits including medical and dental insurance, generous paid time off with sell-back program, free parking, and free meals.