LifeLong Medical Care

Activity Coordinator (On Call/Per Diem)

Job Locations US-CA-Novato
Posted Date 1 day ago(2/16/2018 8:22 PM)
ID
2018-1658
# of Openings
1
Category
Healthcare

Overview

Lifelong is looking for a Activity Coordinator to work at our Adult Day Health Center in Marin on a On Call/Per Diem basis. This position is non-benifited. The Activity Coordinator oversees the daily Activity Program for the Adult Day Health Center; planning special events; coordinating volunteers, entertainment contractors; developing and maintaining a structured activity program.   

 

LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare and social services to a wonderfully diverse patient community. Our patient-centered health home is a dynamic place to work, practice, and grow. We have 16 primary care health centers and deliver integrated services including psychosocial, referrals, chronic disease management, dental, health education, home visits, and much, much more. LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities

    • Completes initial assessments, reassessments and ongoing assessments of participant needs.
    • Develops the individual plan of care.
    • Develops and maintains monthly activity calendar.
    • Encourages participants to participate in and develops activities suited to their independent needs.
    • Records, dates and signs quarterly progress notes in each participant record.
    • Implements planned and schedules services and interventions.
    • Develops, implements and supervises overall activity program.
    • Provides programming for staff when absent and at other times when instructors or staff are not scheduled.
    • Works in coordination with Lead Program Aides to plan, organize, and post planned activities such as daily activities, special events, field trips and parties.
    • Develops and manages an active volunteer program; coordinate visiting entertainers, community service projects, and intergenerational programs;
    • Supervises and schedules volunteers in the program setting.
    • Purchases adequate and special supplies and equipment for program with the approval of Program Director.
    • Creates and maintains daily program schedule; Coordinates ADHC transportation to provide activities in the community.
    • When program staff substitutes are unavailable, may assist with direct care of participants as needed.
    • Assists Program Director with meeting all administrative and compliance requirements for licensing and funding of the program.
    • Oversees the activity budget for the program.
    • Other duties as assigned by Program Director.

Administration

  • Maintains supportive records (schedules, teacher hours, volunteers, interns, students, etc.)

 

Qualifications

 

    • Ability to effectively supervise staff and to contribute to staff development.
    • Strong organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills, and ability to be flexible and adaptive to change.
    • Ability to effectively present information to others, including other employees, community partners and vendors.
    • Ability to work with individuals and organizations at the local level to build support.
    • Ability to work in a regulated environment and building strong relationships with our regulatory partners.
    • Ability to seek direction/approval from on essential matters, yet work independently with little onsite supervision, using professional judgment and diplomacy.
    • Work in a team-oriented environment with a number of professionals with different work styles and support needs.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
    • Respectful of diversity and able to work effectively and appropriately with people from various socio-economic, racial/ethnic, and cultural backgrounds and those with complex medical and mental health conditions.
    • Conduct oneself in external settings in a way that reflects positively on LifeLong Medical Care as an organization of professional, confident and sensitive staff.
    • Ability to see how one’s work intersects with that of other departments of LifeLong Medical Care and that of other partner organizations.
    • Make appropriate use of knowledge/ expertise/ connections of other staff.
    • Be creative and mature with a “can do”, proactive attitude and an ability to continuously “scan” the environment, identifying and taking advantage of opportunities for improvement.

   

  

Job Requirements          

  • Bachelor's Degree in a human services field OR
    1. Two years’ experience in a social, recreational or educational program of which one year was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting, mental health setting or setting for the care of handicapped OR
    2. Therapist in the field of art, occupation, music, dance or recreation, occupational therapist aid or social worker OR
    3. Completion of at least 36 hours of training in a course designed specifically for this position with regular professional consultation.
  • Working knowledge of the physical, mental, and social needs of frail elderly and disabled adults and two years’ experience in organizing activities.
  • One year supervisory experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office suite.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and approval by the California Departments of Aging and Public Health.

 

Job Preferences              

  • College degree in related field preferred.
  • Community or Public Health experience.
  • Experience recruiting and training volunteers.

 

 

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