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Mercy Medical Center Clinton Activities Assistant- Schuyler Ridge- Part Time Eve in Schuyler Ridge Residential Healthcare - Clifton Park, New York

Employment Type:

Part time

Shift:

Evening Shift

Description:

Schuyler Ridge in Clifton Park has a Part Time Evenings position for an Activity Assistant:

12 hours per week

Schuyler Ridge is looking for a person who enjoys working with the geriatric population. The ability to be self- directing, motivated and be an active member of a team is essential, other qualifications include:

  • Activity Assistant to be a creative individual who is able to implement age appropriate, meaningful activities for LTC/Geriatric residents planned by Activity Manager.

  • Activity Assistant should have worked with residents who have dementia and are able to adapt the activities to fit the needs of each resident’s individual cognitive needs.

  • Must be 18 years old with a HS Diploma/ GED- or Associates Degree in Humans Services with at least 1 year experience in a related field, or have worked in therapeutic recreation activities with the geriatric population.

  • Provide timely and accurate documentation of resident’s activity routine and participation.

  • Activity Assistant should be physically able to push large W/C’s to transport residents to and from activities.

  • Activity Assistant should be able to prepare evening and weekend activities and clean up when activity is completed.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org at http://www.trinity-health.org/ . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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