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Coordinator, Activities

Company: AltaMed
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

This position is under the guidance and direct supervision of the PACE Care Center Supervisor. The Activities Coordinator is a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary team (IDT) and is responsible for actively participating in all care coordination activities including Assessments and Care Planning. The Activities Coordinator is responsible for utilizing variety of techniques including but not limited to arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, dance and movement, drama, music, and community outings. The activity program shall also provide a planned schedule of social and other purposeful independent or group activities. This position is responsible for developing and implementing therapeutic activity program, to improve or maintain physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual functioning in order to facilitate full participation in life.

Responsibilities

  1. Developing groups and programs in consideration of the needs, abilities, and interests of the participants. The provision of programs shall offer a variety of formats including small group, one on one, and large group.

  2. Assess, plan, prepare and carry out individually designed activity-based interventions to help maintain or improve physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual functioning in order to facilitate full participation in life.

  3. Active participation and contribution in the IDT including the coordination and development of an individualized participant plan of care, services and other activities. Actively evaluates the participation by participants, and communicates, collaborates and updates other IDT members to assist with coordination of care as needed.

  4. Plan, develop, implement, and supervise the activity program to encourage participant involvement and receive assistance from the Personal Care Attendant as needed.

  5. Initiating, planning and posting of the monthly calendar in conjunction with the PACE Care Center Supervisor as well as communicating effectively with the Personal Care Attendant to initiate daily activities programs. The calendar shall include all monthly activities such as crafts, special events, religious services, and outings.

  6. Provide guidance and direct oversight to contracted vendors/volunteers while performing or assisting at the Center to ensure they follow all policies and protocols.

  7. Assists with transporting and/or escorting participants to, from and within the PACE center, and on community activities (i.e. outings).

  8. Plans, coordinates with transportation and other staff, and participates in community outings.

  9. Monthly management of ordering/shopping for supplies, conducting inventory duties, accurate tracking of invoices/receipts and maintaining expenses within allowed budget.

  10. Attend meeting and training routinely and as needed.

  11. Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  1. Two years' experience in a social or recreational program providing and coordinating services for a frail or elderly population.

  2. Completion of the Activity Leader (previously "Activity Director") course designed specifically for this position and approved by the State of California required.

  3. BLS training required.

  4. Bilingual: English/Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese depending on location preferred.

Keywords: AltaMed, Santa Ana , Coordinator, Activities, Other , Santa Ana, California

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