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Activities Director

Company: Bear Mountain at Reading
Location: Reading
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Bear Mountain at Reading - Bear Mountain at Reading is actively looking to hire a motivated and experienced Recreation Director for our Long Term Care Facility Reading MA. - We pride ourselves in the level of professionalism our team exhibits every day, as we strive to provide the best possible care for our resident's and team members. - The Recreation Director primary purpose is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Activity Department to assure that an ongoing program of activities is designed to meet the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.
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Requirements:
Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by MA and is eligible for certification as a recreation specialist or as an activities specialist; OR
Minimum 2 years experience in a social or recreational program within the last five years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; OR
Must be a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant
Must have be fully vaccinated and boosted per MA regulations
Position Highlights:
Center leadership position with a reporting relationship directly to the Nursing Home Administrator.
Plan individual and group programs in accordance with patient/residents' needs, preferences, interests, abilities, and consistent with treatment goals and interventions.
-Prepare monthly calendars of activities, while meeting the needs of the residents
Train and provide supervision to recreation staff and volunteers
Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, current economic conditions, as well as professional standards of practice, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator
Develop positive relationships with patient/resident's family and the community.
Use community resources to create or enhance recreation programs
Please understand that this Job Description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of every task that you may perform, but a description of the minimal qualifications, essential functions, physical demands and abilities this job requires, with or without accommodation. For serious and qualified applicants, you are invited to apply to see the endless opportunities that await you.
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Benefits:
Competitive salary based on experience
Medical/Dental/Vision
401(k) Retirement Plan
Life Insurance, Short Term & Long Term Disability
Paid Sick/Vacation/PTO/Holidays
EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
Employee Recognition Events
Ongoing education with free CEUs
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Performance Platform
Since being founded, Bear Mountain has been a leader in the healthcare industry. Today, Bear Mountain is a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. We expect you to demonstrate these Values:
- - -Performance - We're passionate about delivering exceptional healthcare and guest experiences.
- - -Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time. -
- - -Transparency - We're open, honest and straightforward in everything we do. -
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- -In addition, we expect you to demonstrate the following key attributes:
- - -Respect
- - -Honesty
- - -Communication
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Bear Mountain Vision and Culture
Bear Mountain is a leading healthcare company, spanning the nursing home sector from Extended/Long Term Care and Short Term Rehabilitation to Neurobehavior Programs. Bear Mountain is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its facilities. - Our vision "To exceed your expectation with the highest quality healthcare in a safe, clean, supportive and positive environment." unites us as a team, our Team members put the CARE back into Healthcare, and, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all! - We expect you to maintain and support the education of this culture.
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Equal Opportunity Employer
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Keywords: Bear Mountain at Reading, Somerville , Activities Director, Executive , Reading, Massachusetts

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