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Senior Total Life Center - Activity Specialist

Company: Kintegra Health
Location: Gastonia
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Activity Specialist Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with the Activities Coordinator, lead CNA's and Recreation Therapist (RT) as appropriate to help develop and implement specific programming as part of the plan of care for participants in the Adult Day Health Center to include recreational and social activities.
  • Documents participation in the participant's medical record.
  • Helps plan and implement both group and individual activities based on participant interest and in collaboration with the Activities Coordinator, RT and Center Lead CNAs.
  • Communicates any changes in participant condition to IDT team members.
  • Builds within the Center a sense of community and a warm social atmosphere in which participants are able to identify a support system.
  • Helps plan a monthly/daily calendar for the Adult Day Health Center based on participant interest and in collaboration with the Activities Coordinator and Center Lead CNAs.
  • Supports Senior TLC's mission to encourage and support the quality of life of seniors wishing to continue living in the community; its vision to be the preferred provider of individualized care for seniors in the community; and its values of respect, integrity, accountability, compatible goals, and compassionate care.
  • May collaborate with marketing team and other disciplines to develop the Senior Total Life Care quarterly newsletter.
  • Assists with monthly caregiver support group, Participant Advisory Council (PAC) and other specialized group activities as planned.
  • Participates in Quality activities as appropriate.
  • Coordinates with various community resources.
  • If CNA certified or appropriately trained, may help with center/home personal care services which may include on call during the weekdays/weekends and providing personalized care in the home.
  • Other duties as assigned.Activity Specialist Qualifications Education: High School Graduate or GED minimum Experience: Minimum 1 years' experience in working with the elderly in a social or recreational program. Providing or assisting with coordinating services for a frail elderly population within the past 5 years preferred. Licensure, Registry or Certification: NC Certified Nursing Aide (CNA), National and/or NC Activity Director, or NC Licensed Recreational Therapy Assistant (LRTA) Certifications preferred, but not required. Special Training: Must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Good understanding of psychosocial problems of aging. Meets a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by Senior TLC and approved by CMS before working independently. Languages: Ability to speak fluent Spanish preferred, but not required. Immunizations: Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact Benefits: --- Monday - Friday 8a-5p --- Weekends, evenings, and holidays off --- 10 paid holidays per year --- Paid Time Off (Take time when you need it!) --- Excellent Insurance --- So much more! Kintegra Health Core Requirements 1. Patient First - An approach to care that holds primary, the well-being and desires of the patient 2. Build not Blame - Focusing first on finding fault with the process rather than the person 3. Integrity and Honesty - Fostering an acceptance of openness, honesty, and fairness in words, deeds and the use of organizational resources judiciously for both internal and external customers 4. C ooperation and Flexibility - Related to an internal believe that we function as part of an interdependent team with only shared gains or losses thereby committed to assisting whenever possible beyond the prerequisite job description 5. Culturally Sensitive - Always working toward increasing one's ability to understand, communicate with, effectively interact and care for people across cultures, while having an acute awareness of one's own culture. Kintegra Health has implemented Covid-19 protocols for our current employees and new hires. We are committed to improving our society. For further information please reach out to Recruiting at We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.


Keywords: Kintegra Health, Gastonia , Senior Total Life Center - Activity Specialist, Other , Gastonia, North Carolina

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