Activities Assistant - Skilled Nursing Facility

Location: Portola, CA

Department: Skilled Nursing Facility - Portola

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Eastern Plumas Health Care is a small, non-profit, critical access hospital district, providing comprehensive medical services to Plumas County since 1971. We operate a 9 bed acute care hospital at our main Portola campus, which includes a 24 hour, physician staffed, emergency room and ambulance service. In addition, four primary care medical clinics and a dental clinic offer residents a full spectrum of health care services in the Graeagle, Greenville, Loyalton, and Portola communities. There are also hospital-based Skilled Nursing Facilities in Portola and Loyalton. 

We currently have an opening for a full time benefited Activities Assistant.  The primary function of the Activities Assistant is to assist in the planning and implementation of activities of the SNF/Long Term Care Residents.  This may include but is not limited to:

  • To provide weekend and holiday coverage in Activities, and relief coverage in the absence of the Activity Coordinator.
  • To also provide additional coverage for special events and outings.
  • To implement fully the daily activity program as indicated on the activity calendar.
  • To document in the individual resident’s charts the daily activities of each resident.
  • Assist with outings and other activities as needed.

Requirements of the position include the following:

  • CNA certification preferred but not required
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • An interest in and ability to work in a caring, patient manner with the elderly or impaired.
  • Prior patient care experience in an extended care facility or hospital is helpful.
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Clear communication and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Must be able to read and write accurately and relate information concisely.
  • Dependability and maturity demonstrated by commitment to patient/ resident needs and by reliability to scheduled time.
  • Must be able to work well with staff and to maintain a professional attitude.
  • Computer skills and knowledge are helpful.
  • Must be able to physically assist with patient transfers and moving residents in wheel chairs. Must be able to lift Oxygen tanks and Wheelchairs with assistance during outings along with other physical duties that may be required.
  • To be CPR certified within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.

Benefits Include:  Paid Time Off and Paid Sick time; medical, vision, dental insurance; retirement planning with employer matching; AFLAC supplemental policies; tuition reimbursement.

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