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Life Enrichment Lead - Full Time

Company: Channing House
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

ABOUT US Channing House is a leading not-for-profit Life Care Community in Palo Alto, founded in 1960. We believe that older adults thrive in a vibrant setting that supports active, engaged and healthy living. We provide a sustainable, innovative community that promotes this lifestyle, while embracing respect and dignity for all who live and work here. Our team of 170 staff members, from Front-Line to Leadership, drive the mission of Channing House, providing services to the 265 highly engaged residents who call Channing House their home. POSITION SUMMARY The Life Enrichment Lead is responsible for the planning, coordination and implementation of activities that aim to promote the preservation and enrichment of each resident's quality of life. Activities take place throughout each day and make every effort to meet resident needs and interests. This position carries out the activity care plan for each resident, which is integrated with the overall interdisciplinary resident care plan. Together with the entire team at Channing House, your role contributes to promoting a healthy and vibrant home for our residents. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES This position will be responsible for, but not limited to the following essential duties and responsibilities: Resident Activities - 75% of job duties Familiar with the activity plan for each residentEngage residents in meaningful activities and conduct such programs with enthusiasm to encourage them to actively participateObserve verbal and non-verbal resident responses to activities and appropriately accommodate their needsInteract fittingly and effectively in one-to-one activities according to the resident's strengths and limitations.Assist residents with the programs and determine the suitability of activities for present residents.Recommend changes to the supervisor as needed.Keep records and documentation as necessary. Receive and share information, observe and report residents' condition or behavior to the Life Enrichment Supervisor or licensed nurse. Supporting Responsibilities - 25% of job duties Assist residents in transferring, repositioning, and walking, while taking measures to reduce falls, skin tears, and skin breakdown.Assist residents at mealtimes, including distributing meal trays, pouring beverages, and/or feeding residents in need of assistance.Assist residents to display calendars, pictures, cards, or other mementos.Deliver and read mail as neededHelp with putting up, taking down, and storing seasonal decorations.Maintain a tidy, clutter-free environment.Maintain infection control practicesAttend and participate in staff meetings and in-service classes. Assist with other tasks as directed by the Life Enrichment Supervisor JOB REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, a person must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Years of Related Professional Experience: 1-2 years of related work experience Educational/Position Requirements: High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience preferred. Computer/Software/Technical Applications: Ability to use a computerProficiency in Microsoft suiteAbility to input and retrieve dataAbility to use electronic health record system Languages: Ability to speak and comprehend English the primary language used in the workplace; ability to speak and/or comprehend other languages utilized by clients is a plus Required Licenses/ Certifications/ Background Adult CPR/AED/First Aid certification Channing House Diversity Statement: Channing House is an equal-opportunity employer. Channing House is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on actual or perceived race (including traits historically associated with race, such as natural hair, hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles), color, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, immigration status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, reproductive health decision making, disability (including sensory disability and use of a service animal by a person with a disability), HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C status, a legally protected medical condition, genetic information or data credit history, genetic information, status as a victim or domestic or sexual violence (including harassment, sexual assault, or stalking), expunged juvenile record, arrest or conviction records (except as legally required), use or non-use of lawful products off of Company premises during non-working hours, performance of duty in a uniformed service military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state and/or federal law. Channing House also prohibits discrimination, harassment, disrespectful, or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Compensation details: 21.72-28.16 Hourly WagePIf86f3421f5ea-31181-33761731

Keywords: Channing House, Palo Alto , Life Enrichment Lead - Full Time, Other , Palo Alto, California

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