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Activities Associate / Spiritual Care

at Vivage Quality Health Partners

Posted: 4/1/2019
Job Reference #: 3203
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  • Job LocationsUS-CO-Arvada
    Requisition ID
    2019-3203
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    To schedule an interview, text Micaela Hughes at (720) 594-5199. You could be working as early as next week. We hold weekly orientations to fit your busy schedule.

    If you want to be a part of something special, you have found it. Working at ARBOR VIEW is more that just a job, it’s a Purpose. The team at ARBOR VIEW is constantly striving to eliminate loneliness, boredom, and helplessness in our elder’s lives. ARBOR VIEW is actively building a team who are passionate about enhancing the lives of elders in our community. The best candidates are those who have a heart for our seniors and are always looking for ways to improve their lives.

    At ARBOR VIEW, your coworkers enjoy what they are doing, and management cares about staff and residents. A recent staff survey at ARBOR VIEW returned that 95% of employees feel that they get recognized for the hard work that they do. When asked why they come to work, a vast majority say that they love the residents and enjoy working with their coworkers. We provide the tools and resources to help you be the best at what you do and our team as a whole is committed to your success - 85% claim that their position at ARBOR VIEW is helping them achieve their career goals.

    We are a community designed for all stages of senior living: Skilled nursing, Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care all on the same campus. 118 skilled nursing beds as well as Independent and Assisted Living apartments. We serve those needing long-term care as well as short-stay rehab.

    Easily accessed from Wadsworth in Arvada, only minutes from Interstate 70, ARBOR VIEW is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood with the best views of Denver and the mountains. With excellent CMS quality measures, surveys, and outcomes, ARBOR VIEW is proud to be a leader in the area!

    Our management company, VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING, is a nationally recognized leader and innovator in the long-term care industry. VIVAGE SENIOR LIVING is dedicated to person-centered care and we embrace the Eden Alternative™ philosophy. We bring “quality of life in aging” and “living well” to Long Term Care!

    Responsibilities

    Currently, Arbor View is seeking a FT ACTIVITIES / SPIRITUAL CARE ASSOCIATE at their 118 bed skilled nursing community located in Arvada, CO.

    The primary responsibility of this individual is to assist the Activities Director in planning, organizing, developing, and directing the overall operation of the Activities Department.

    This individual is a part of the activities department and must have a passion for spiritual care. In addition to activity responsibilities, specific spiritual care responsibilities might include:

    • Coordinating religious services, sacramental needs of the residents using appropriate faith groups in coordination with spiritual community resources.
    • Providing spiritual leadership and guidance to residents, care partners, and families
    • Providing bereavement, loss, death, and dying support
    • Coordinating memorial services as requested
    • Fostering relationships with spiritual care volunteers

    Qualifications

    PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assist in developing, maintaining, evaluating, and directing the activity programs.
    • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the facility and the needs of the residents and their family.
    • Coordinate activities with other departments as necessary.
    • Assist in the scheduling of activity care plans and assessments.
    • Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement.
    • Involve residents and family in planning facilities when necessary.
    • Assist in arranging transportation when necessary.
    • Provide daily activities for the resident.
    • Perform administrative requirements, such as completing necessary forms, reports, etc.
    • Assist with admissions, MDS and discharge documentation.
    • Serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility as appointed.
    • Recommend to the Activity Director the equipment and supply needs of the activity department.
    • Assist in developing volunteer activity assignments.
    • Make routine visits to residents and perform assistance with crafts, projects, etc. as necessary.
    • Assist in-room residents by visiting with them, writing letters, running errands, making appointments etc.
    • Drives the company vehicle for resident outings, appointments, etc.; accompanies residents on trips outside of the community.
    • Demonstrate a passion for caring as evidenced by interaction with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
    • Perform all other duties, as assigned.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB TRAINING

    • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.
    • Must be at least 25 years of age and possess a valid and unrestricted Driver’s License.
    • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
    • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully when personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
    • Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of the residents served.
    • Must possess the ability to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
    • Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
    • Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent.

    PREFERRED

    Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy, Art Therapy, Music Therapy or related field and/or a strong Activities background with a geriatric population or in a longterm care setting.

    For more information about this position, please contact Becky Partridge at 303-403-3140.

    Arbor View is proudly a managed facility of

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled

    No Agencies or Affiliates, please!

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!