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Activity Director

Company: Blue Ridge Health and Rehabilitation
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Blue Ridge Health and Rehabilitation - Eastern Health Group is a family of skilled nursing facilities and rehabilitation centers. We are resident-centered and quality-focused! Our workplace culture is all about uplifting people. If you are looking for a healthcare organization where you can bring your best "you" to work, where you can make a difference, and where you can team-up with like-minded co-workers, then we are also looking for you. Join us! -
We are currently seeking an Activity Director to join our team



  • Eastern Health Group is a family of Skilled Nursing Facilities and Rehabilitation Centers. We are resident-centered and quality-focused! Our workplace culture is all about uplifting people. If you are looking for a healthcare organization where you can bring your best "you" to work, where you can make a difference, and where you can team-up with like-minded co-workers, then we are also looking for you. Join us!
    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
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    Meet physical and sensory requirements stated below, and be able to work in the described environment.
    Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve the work environment.
    Management duties including, but not limited to, hiring, training and developing, coaching and counseling, and terminating department staff as deemed necessary.
    Ensure that all employment practices are administered fairly and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
    Develop, organize, and implement a program of activities to meet the social, emotional, physical and other therapeutic needs of residents as identified on the residents' plan of care and within the specified budget.
    Initiate and promote activities both within the facility and outside the facility, as weather permits, insuring the safety and well being of each resident at all times.
    Coordinate and verify that assistance is provided to residents for activities and events as necessary.
    Provide in room activities for residents who are unable to attend daily events.
    Create an ongoing calendar of activities, which creatively meets multiple needs and is accessible and appealing to both men and women of all ages and abilities.

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    Job Requirements:
    - - - - - - - - - -Meet at least one (1) of the following criteria:
    o - - - -Degree and certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist; or
    o - - - -Certified Activity Director by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals; or
    o - - - -Two (2) years experience in a social or recreational program within the past five (5) years, in which one (1) year was full time in a resident activities program in a health care setting; or
    o - - - -Prior completion of a state approved training course.


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Keywords: Blue Ridge Health and Rehabilitation, Harrisonburg , Activity Director, Executive , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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