Job Description

  • Category
    Activities
    Specific Schedule
    Sunday & Saturday, 8:00am-4:30pm, including holidays. Available to pick up additional hours as needed.
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Location
    Healthcare Center
    Min
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Max
    USD $18.50/Hr.
  • Job Summary

    Friendship Village Tempe is seeking a part-time Activity Assistant for work in our Healthcare Center 8:00am to 4:30pm Sundays and Saturdays (and available to pick up additional hours as needed).

    Summary:

    • Under the direction of the HCC Activity Director, responsibilities will include: promoting and providing person-centered care to Health Care Center residents, coordinating and conducting activity groups, and following the monthly activity calendar.
    • To assist with designing programs to increase socialization, provide entertainment and promote physical activity.
    • Must have an understanding of the needs and concerns of the elderly, as well as patience, tact, and a cheerful attitude.

    Education & Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
    • Able to compute basic mathematical equations
    • Adult CPR certification required.
    • First Aid certification required.
    • AZ L.N.A./C.N.A. license is preferred, but not required.
    • Must be proficient with computers including knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).

    Physical Requirements & Working Conditions

    • Must be able to push wheelchairs, and geri-chairs, and transfer residents from a wheelchair to a sitting chair.
    • Move tables and chairs, climb steps, and ladders, stoop, bend, reach and squat.
    • Able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of material handling, and up to 35 pounds of Resident handling.
    • Walk, sit or stand for long periods of time.
    • Lift heavy trays of food and safely transport hot foods.
    • Safely utilize kitchen appliances such as a steam table or a warmer.
    • Function efficiently despite any distractions or interruptions.
    • Visual and hearing acuity.
    • May be exposed to cleaning and offensive odors.
    • May be exposed to communicable diseases, and blood and body fluids that may contain HIV or HBV.
    • Must be able to tolerate heat, cold, and rain.

    Employee Benefits:

    At Friendship Village Tempe, we truly value our employees. We offer part-time employees a benefits package including:

    • 403B Retirement Savings Plan – Employer Match (must work 20 hours/wk)
    • Opportunities for Advancement
    • Competitive Pay
    • Direct Deposit
    • Employee Referral Bonus
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off/Vacation
    • Educational Grant Program (must work 15 hours/wk)
    • Employee Discounts
    • Employee Wellness Program and Gym On-site
    • Discounted Employee Meals
    • Discounted Bus Passes
    • Emergency Loan Program
    • Employee Events
    • Employee Recognition Programs
    • Paid Sick Time
    • Trip Reduction Program
    • Leave of Absence Policy
    • Paid Bereavement Leave
    • Military Time Off

    Application Instructions

    Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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