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Recreation Therapist in Scarborough at Revera Inc

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: Kennedy Lodge

Site Address: Kennedy Lodge,1400 Kennedy Rd.,Scarborough,ON,M1P 4V6

Employment Type: Part Time

Expiration Date: 26/01/2019

 


Key Responsibilities


• Assist in the planning, organization and implementation of meaningful programs for the residents, in collaboration with the Recreation Manager & Executive Director;
• Assists with the maintenance of appropriate department records including assessments, evaluations of planned programs detailing individual participation, charting;
• Maintains effective communication and good human relations with residents, families, volunteers and staff of other departments, keeping them informed of current and upcoming events;
• Attends in-service education in order to keep informed of current trends in the total care of the elderly;
• Participates in team meetings to plan programs with residents' interest in mind;.
• Facilitating residents to scheduled and pre-arranged outings;
• Assisting with assessment of individual resident activity levels;
• Preparing, carrying out and evaluating daily activities;
Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications


• Must hold a degree or 2 year diploma/degree in Recreation Therapy
• Excellent organizational skills required;
• Previous experience working with seniors;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills with residents/families and staff required;
• Ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team required.
• Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).