StPetersburgRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for St. Petersburg jobs

Wellness and Activities Director

Company: Aegis Therapies
Location: saint petersburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Aegis Therapies is one of the nations leading providers of rehabilitation and wellness services. We offer short-term and long-term therapy services in over 1,100 locations in 36 states.

Aegis specializes in providing services that adapt to each individuals needs, using leading-edge technology and innovation to help restore strength and confidence after illness, injury or surgery. More importantly we help individuals return to the activities they love.

When you join our team, you will always be a step ahead of the latest technologies and industry standards while building your professional skills and reaching your most ambitious goals whether in a home health setting, outpatient, occupational, physical or speech therapy, medially oriented gyms or office support.

Exercise and Activities Director for Senior Care

Hours: Full-time plus benefits

Location: College Harbor, St. Petersburg,

GENERAL PURPOSE

Provides knowledge and expertise in developing appropriate wellness and fitness programs for patients/residents (collectively called patients) and employees, supports adherence to established protocols, policies, guidelines and structure for the delivery of activities and wellness/fitness services. In cooperation with the Manager Rehab 1, works directly to market programs and services both internally and externally. Responsible to ensure the development, organization and coordination of living center and community resources to provide comprehensive Activity Services and programs that meet the needs and interests of each patient.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Interview and assess all patients prior to the initial Care Plan Conference; document this information in the medical record, develop an individual recreation plan based on the assessment and participate in Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings as needed and required by state/federal guidelines

  • Ensure appropriate programs/activities are provided to meet patient needs and state and federal requirements.

  • Ensure programs/activities adapted to meet changing needs of patients

  • Update patient records and record patient progress as needed and required by state or federal regulations

  • Develop and implement monthly recreation program calendars that reflect and meet the needs of facility patients

  • Manage facility Volunteer Program if required by customer and per customer established guidelines

  • Partner with social services to coordinate and develop patient council in accordance with state/federal guidelines if required by customer

  • Develop and implement wellness programs/services and activities for patient health

  • In coordination with Manager Rehab 1, interview, select and provide direct supervision of all wellness and activities staff

  • Schedule staff to ensure all wellness and activity programs are offered per customer and patient expectation

  • Provide general oversight of wellness/activity staff

  • Design and implement marketing and promotions initiatives to attract appropriate clientele and expand program participation

  • Monitor clinical outcomes and utilization

  • Assist Manager Rehab 1 in partnering with host facility to ensure proper and adequate equipment and supplies are available

  • At customer and Manager Rehab 1 request, serve on QAA to review activities and ensure appropriate delivery of services, and standards of practice requirements are met

  • Interact with customer staff and team members in a positive manner; work collaboratively to ensure patient/employee and customer satisfaction relative to services rendered.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelors degree in biology, physiology, exercise physiology or related field preferred

  • Currently credentialed in the state of practice as Activities Director, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) or ability to become credentialed within six (6) months of placement in position; two (2) years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, one (1) year of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting may substitute for credentialing requirement

  • Specialty certification as personal trainer, exercise specialist, fitness instructor, health and fitness specialist, recreational therapy specialist or similar area preferred

  • Minimum two (2) years experience working with senior population, preferred

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time without compromising deadlines

  • Capable of working independently without supervision

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information

  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Mobility, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, walking, heavy lifting, fine hand coordination, ability to hear, ability to read and write, ability to detect odors, and ability to remain calm under stress.

  • Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc.

  • Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.

  • Intelligible speech and normal language / cognitive skills.

  • Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers.*

  • Lifting of patients*, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds rarely.

  • Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day.

  • Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead.

  • Must be able to transfer patients.*

  • Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients / caregivers.

  • Work in a fast-paced clinical environment.

  • Weekend and holiday work may be required.

  • Work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.

  • Several task and job duties involve a risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).

EEO Statement: Aegis Therapies and its Family of Companies (the Company) is committed to a diverse workforce, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For detailed information on your rights, click here. (http://www.goldenliving.com/sites/corp/uploads/file/EEOposter.pdf) In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-877-858-9013 or via email at employment@aegistherapies.com for assistance. The affirmative action plan will be made available for applicants to review. Please contact the location leader to schedule. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Drug-Free Workplace. Click here (http://cms.goldenliving.com/sites/careers/uploads/file/Required%20language%20for%20posting.pdf) to view our Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision. Click here: https://www.mycare.com/PublicFile/65f11946-5238-4db3-8dc8-9668ee3e78d6

Keywords: Aegis Therapies, St. Petersburg , Wellness and Activities Director, Other , saint petersburg, Florida

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Dispatcher
Description: Busy security company is currently hiring an experienced Dispatcher. The position is full time Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The company provides full benefits that include medical, (more...)
Company: Thrivas
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Patient Coordinator
Description: Patient Coordinator /Front Desk Coordinator / Medical ReceptionistAkuminis changing the perception of diagnostic testing. Committed to providing excellence in diagnostic imaging, Akuminis on a mission (more...)
Company: Akumin
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Housekeeping Supervisor
Description: La Quinta by Wyndham is now seeking a Housekeeping Supervisor to join
Company: Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021


ALD Off-Premise Sales Consultant
Description: p Responsibilities Job ID SAR00000069 Date posted 04/21/2021 /p p Job Description /p p Overview /p p The Sales Consultant represents Southern Glazer apos s in the market as a member of the Southern (more...)
Company: Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Keyholder (FT) - The Mall at University Town Center
Description: p Is your passion in retail We are looking for a Full Time Keyholder for our store in Sarasota, FL. The ideal candidate will have prior management experience and solid working knowledge in a retail (more...)
Company: UNTUCKit
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Staffing Clerk / HR Assistant
Description: Staffing Clerk / HR AssistantTake your career to the next level with the national leader in medical staffing services NurseCore is seeking a Staffing Clerk / HR Assistant for our Sarasota location. In (more...)
Company: NurseCore Management Services, LLC
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Retail Coverage Merchandiser - Walmart
Description: OverviewAt Acosta, we work with major consumer brands CPG . Our Retail Coverage Merchandisers represent our customer and clients in retail locations where you shop. We execute product placement through (more...)
Company: Acosta
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Actuarial Analyst
Description: I. M - Pact Business Group is searching for an Actuarial
Company: iMPact Business Group
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

(USA) Food and Consumables Coach (Non-Complex) - W... - SARASOTA - 34236
Description: What you apos ll do at Position Summary...What you apos ll do...Leads and develops teams effectively by teaching, training, and actively listening to associates touring stores and providing feedback (more...)
Company: walmart
Location: SARASOTA
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Groundskeeper (2095)
Description: Job Description Operates equipment as needed in order to maintain cleanliness of property, including pressure washer, blower, etc. Removes litter from all areas of the community. Empties trash cans, (more...)
Company: Castle Group
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: 05/12/2021

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Florida jobs by following @recnetFL on Twitter!

St. Petersburg RSS job feeds