Activity Aide-Activities

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  • Brunswick, ME
  • Mid Coast - Parkview
  • Per Diem - Flexible (As Needed)
  • Nursing/Clinical Support
  • Req #: 142820
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Summary

Summary

Mid Coast Senior Health's Assisted Living at Thornton Hall offers a home-like environment and caring services that encourage each resident to live life to the fullest.

Our care is delivered in a holistic and personalized manner, designed to enhance the quality of life for each individual.  We offer an opportunity for our residents to live as independently and comfortably as possible in a carefree and peaceful home with a breadth of healthcare services and social activities.

Position Summary

The Activity Aide for the Mid Coast Senior Health Center supports the Manager of Social Events & Volunteers as well as Social Events Coordinators in providing meaningful, purposeful and fun activities for residents.  Recognizing that every interaction with a resident is an activity, the Activity Aide helps to plan and deliver a daily calendar of activities that incorporates individual interests and addresses the physical, mental, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each resident.  The Activity Aide will spend 70% of his/her time interacting with residents and 30% working on documentation, planning and organizing.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    1. Previous experience working in a clinical setting with the elderly, CRMA, or CNA
    2. Must have experience working with people with dementia in a residential setting
    3. Demonstrated understanding of stages of dementia
    4. Must enjoy working with older adults
    5. Flexibility, creativity, patience
    6. Valid driver’s license and willingness to drive facility bus

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care - and the science behind that care - is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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