Reflections Activities Assistant (Alzheimer's/Dementia Unit) Full Time

Garden City, NY
Recreation
05-07-2018
* The Bristal at Garden City
Depends on Experience 
Full Time
Day Shift

 

At the present time we are looking for a creative, hands on Reflections Activities Assistant to assist in presenting and coordinating recreational programs for our Alzheimer's and Dementia Residents living in our Reflections Memory Care Unit.

Experience:

  • At least one year of experience working with an Alzheimer’s or Dementia Senior Population.
  • 6 months recreation or event leadership experience (Assisted Living or Long Term Care experience desirable).

Qualifications:

  • Outgoing, warm and caring.
  • Ability to create a program to get residents involved and excited.
  • Dependable and able to supervise activities, special events and excursions for the residents.
  • Creative talents in one or more areas such as art, therapy or music therapy, readings, dance, etc.
  • Well groomed and properly attired, professional demeanor.
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist CTRS (Preferred)

Schedule includes one weekend day per week for a Sunday-Thursday or Tuesday-Saturday day shift.