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Therapeutic Recreation Director​/Onora

Job in NJ New Jersey - USA
Company: CIS Management, Inc.
Full Time, Contract position
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Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Mental Health Worker
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Consultant, Rehabilitation, Health Educator
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Therapeutic Recreation Director - Onora

Location: Ocean Township

Job Description

Therapeutic Recreation Director

ONORA - Senior Living in Ocean Township, New Jersey is seeking an energetic, compassionate and experienced Therapeutic Recreation Director.

Bring your enthusiasm and compassion to help others and we will provide you with a nurturing caring environment in which to work. Onora is a small 25 resident family style community designed for seniors who need some assistance with daily activities.

We provide living space, meals, housekeeping services, recreational/social activities and personal support to our residents. The only thing more beautiful than the surroundings of our 4 acre campus at Onora are the people with which you will work.

COME FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, BECOME PART OF THE FAMILY.Our goal is to provide seniors with a way to lead happy, self-directed lives.

SOME RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Plan, implement, and evaluate meaningful, engaging and diversified recreation programs for independent, assisted living and memory care residents.
  • Arrange, schedule, and supervise activities; providing direct care if needed.
  • Develop preliminary and comprehensive assessments of the activity needs of each resident
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with all services involved with the care plan to ensure that a team effort is achieved in developing a comprehensive plan of care
  • Document assessments, evaluations, revisions, clinical notes, progress notes etc. in the patient’s medical records.
  • Implement Monthly calendar of activities
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

The above responsibilities are only an overview of duties assigned. Full job description will be provided upon hire.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a Bachelors Degree
  • Must be a qualified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by National Council for Therapeutic Recreation.
  • Must have 5 years’ experience in Long-Term Care activities coordination
  • Certified Dementia Professional certification preferred.
  • Must be a self-starter and have a high level of personal accountability
  • Must have previous Management experience
  • Experience working with individuals who have cognitive, physical or sensory disabilities
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with high level of energy and enthusiasm
  • Excellent creative and communication skills
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve in both elder care and employee management situations
  • Experience in training and staff development and ability to motivate others
  • Must be a team player, well organized and flexible.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

The above responsibilities are only an overview of duties assigned. Full job description will be provided upon hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description

CIS specializes in developing, building, and managing communities that reflect each neighborhood’s vision, needs, and character. Since 1994, Community Investment Strategies has been a leading developer of multi-family housing, including 55+, senior housing, and mixed-use redevelopments, as well as market-rate and affordable housing.

Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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