The Life Enrichment Assistant:
Promotes the three principles of assisted living: offering choice, maintaining dignity, & promoting individuality to create an environment of Optimal Living for all residents.
Coordinates & implements programs that meet the social, physical, & emotional needs of the residents, relying on the residents Life Story, interests, & preferences as the basis for the program components.
Responds to the direction of the Life Enrichment Director to provide activities that promote resident participation.
Success factors are the combination of skills, attributes & behaviors that, when applied, produce individual & organizational success.
Commitment to high quality standards & service
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality for residents & staff
Demonstrated initiative to learn & apply new skills
Demonstrated organizational skills
Commitment to continuous improvement
Strong communication skills (oral & written)
Demonstrated interpersonal skills
Effective conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated passion & Aegis mission orientation
The following position responsibilities are essential functions of the position. Successful job applicants will be able to perform these essential functions with or without requested accommodation.
Get residents to be active
Assist in creating new & innovative activities
Assist with internal activities & field trips
Assist in finding outside vendors for activities
Practice effective team behavior
Demonstrate effective interpersonal relationships
Is organized & manages time effectively
Build resident & family satisfaction
Manage resources effectively
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Two years experience working with the elderly in assisted living, adult day care, or related field
High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
Experience in Life Enrichment program implementation
A valid state drivers license & any specialized licenses (or the willingness & capability to acquire) required to operate multi-passenger vehicles (state specific)
Certification in an accredited Life Enrichment training course preferred
Skilled at building relationships with residents
Must meet all health requirements, including acceptable results on TB screen.
Must meet State requirements on criminal background check.
Must be a minimum age of 18 years old