Click the Facebook, Google+ or LinkedIn icons to share this job with your friends or contacts. Click the Twitter icon to tweet this job to your followers. Click the link button to view the URL of the job, which then can be copied and pasted into an e-mail or other document.
Skokie, IL 60076
The Activity Worker will create and implement recreational programs and activities to residents of our skilled nursing facility, Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation in Skokie, IL. The Activity Worker also completes documentation and other written communications as assigned. Prior work with the elderly is a plus. Must be available to work evenings and some weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Plans, implements and facilitates (and adapts when appropriate) opportunities of engagement based on resident needs. These may include running groups, one-on-one interaction and the provision of services.
Plans, organizes and implements special events as assigned, e.g. birthday parties; religious and holiday events; intergenerational programs; volunteer groups, etc., under the supervision of the Manager and Coordinators.
Completes the departmental section of Minimum Data Set assessments in an accurate and timely manner.
Participates in resident care planning conferences and communicates with family members of the residents as needed.
Coordinates and completes resident-related and departmental services and duties as assigned.
Attends meetings and in-services as designated by the supervisor.
Bilingual Russian speaking is a plus