Activity Aide-Activities

  • Brunswick, ME
  • Mid Coast - Parkview
  • Per Diem - Day Shift
  • Nursing/Clinical Support
  • Req #: 145350
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Summary

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.

 

Communicates an Attitude of Respect and Excellence (C.A.R.E.), by following the C.A.R.E. standards at all times.

 

Embodies the Culture of Safety.  Adheres to all patient and staff safety policies and procedures. Reports all unsafe or potentially unsafe patient or staff conditions immediately.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

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

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of twelve local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 22,000 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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