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Activities Director

Company: ParkVista
Location: fullerton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This is a temporary full-time position meant to cover a current leave of absence. Full medical, dental, vision, life insurance, etc offered. Other positions may be available for consideration of permanent placement once temporary assignment ends


The Life Enrichment Director is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of a varied activity program designed to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of Health Center residents to include assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing.


Hires, educates, coaches all life enrichment team members.

Responsible for performance management and results of department including but not limited to employee engagement and resident satisfaction.

Promotes STAR Core Values and Community Safety initiatives.

Develops, organizes and coordinates all activities for the residents, utilizing the expertise of internal department directors and community organizations to ensure all activity needs of the residents are met.

Develops integrated care plans for residents through utilization of personalized resident centered care

Develops and Implements policies and procedures in accordance with State and Federal guidelines and the facilitys standard of practice for resident care and activities departmental duties and responsibilities.

Ensure timeliness and accuracy of resident assessment documentation (ie. Admission assessment, quarterly reviews, MDS)

Provides accurate information and participates as an active member of the Quality Improvement Committee.

Actively participates in the coordination of resident care services and evaluates the ongoing needs of the residents through attending resident care plan meetings, rehabilitation and resident/family meetings, departmental staff and annual policy review meetings and monthly quality assurance meetings.

Establishes and maintains positive relationships with residents, family members, physicians, community leaders, State and Federal surveyors, and other professionals interact.

Ensure the personal rights of each resident to fair and equitable treatment, self-determination, individuality, privacy, property and civil rights.

Schedules daily work assignments, supervises, and counsels Activities personnel.

Provides training to staff members to fulfill job responsibilities.

Participates in the research and preparation of the department budget, and operates the department within budget guidelines

Participates in Health Center Manager on Duty program

Performs additional work duties and responsibilities as assigned.


This position is essential to the safety of our residents and staff; and to the operation and function of the community. Employee may be recalled to report to work for an emergency, unusual occurrence, resident care need, visit from regulatory/governing agencies or any other event deemed necessary by the Executive Director, Administrator, and designee.


Minimum 2 years experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, 1 of which was full-time in activities program providing services to seniors.

Certified as an Activities Director

Experience and training serving those with cognitive impairment, preferred.

Experience working with Title 22 and OBRA Regulations, including, but not limited to, Medicare, PDPM, MDS, Care Planning and HIPPA preferred.

Additional management experience desirable.


Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, squatting for approximately 60% of work day. Must be able to push residents weighing generally up to 200+/- lbs. in wheelchairs. Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. occasionally. When lifting over 35 lbs. you are required to ask for assistance. Occasionally push and/or pull wheeled carts and equipment generally weighing up to 200 lbs. May be exposed to communicable diseases including HIV and Hepatitis B viruses; industrial and household chemicals; offensive odors; and combative behavior.

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Keywords: ParkVista, Fullerton , Activities Director, Other , fullerton, California

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