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Activities Assistant, PT Evening- Memory Care

Company: Cassia
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking for a meaningful job? Emerald Crest of Burnsville is hiring flexible, passionate individuals to join our team as a Part-Time Evening Activities Assistant! This is a wonderful opportunity for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (COTA). In addition to generous benefits, we're offering up to a $2,000 Bonus!In this role, you will conduct fun and exciting activity programming with our residents that have dementia and Alzheimer's and help them enjoy their day. We are a great group who works very well together, and are looking forward to adding a couple more rock stars to our team. Emerald Crest of Burnsville is thoughtfully designed to promote independence and familiarity for our residents. This communal home setting provides a natural, home-like setting to encourage engagement and reduces isolation among residents. Each home consists of 12-15 suites arranged around a warm, friendly, central living and kitchen area. We develop individualized daily programs that flow with our residents' natural rhythms. Our model is tailored to each residents changing needs and care is guided by experienced nurses and occupational therapists. There are Part-Time (Evening) positions available working varied schedules including every other weekend. PT is eligible for a $1k bonus.Shift: 4pm to 8pmBenefits:Competitive wages with credit for experienceTuition Discount Opportunities/ Scholarships/ Student Loan Forgiveness (site specific, ask for details)Paid Time Off (PTO)403(b) or 401(k) with employer matchEmployee Discount ProgramLongevity Recognition, Paid Volunteer Time, and Mentorship ProgramsCollaborative and Inclusive Work CultureEmployee Assistance Program with free confidential counseling/coaching for self and family members Activities Assistant responsibilities:Encourage, support, and assist residents with activities.Interact and assist residents on a one to one basis outside of structured program times.Document activity attendance and degree of involvement.Act as a positive representative at all times.Display an attitude of courtesy and respect for all residents, families, and staff.Perform other related tasks as needed.Activities Assistant skills and requirements:Prior experience working in an Assisted Living, Long Term Care, or Memory Care facility preferred, but not required. We'll train you!Demonstrate good time management and organizational skills.Ability to display enthusiasm and a positive attitude in promoting activities.Creative aptitude for training in arts, crafts, and games.Good communication skills, including ability to give directions to others in a manner that is pleasant and easily understood.Cassias Response to COVID-19:Cassia is serious about your safety and healthit is our number one priority. We have implemented COVID-19 protocols (routine cleaning & disinfecting, physical distancing, and resident & employee testing) and provide staff with personal protective equipment for every shift. We also offer vaccines to staff and residents through our own A&E Pharmacy.About Us:Emerald Crest by Augustana Care specializes in Memory Care of the geriatric population. As a Emerald Crest employee you will learn and gain valuable knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Emerald Crest won the 2021 Silver Winner in the Memory Care category of the Star Tribunes Readers Choice AwardsCassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!EOE/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled *A Drug Free Workplace *A Veteran Friendly EmployerPowered by JazzHRPI187362115

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