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 Centerâ™s mission to âœExtend the Healing Ministry of Christâ
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 organizationâ™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 âœGreater as a Wholeâ
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 residentsâ™ ability to participate in activity, and documents the care plan review process.
Maintains timely progress notes specific to the Residentâ™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 residentâ™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 CNAâ™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 yearsâ™ 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.
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.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.