Specialist - Edufit Activities

Job Description

Location: The Drake Center
Department: Bridgeway Pointe
Hours: Part-time
Shift: Varies

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Responsible for planning and implementing various resident activities and leisure services. Screen residents for activity preferences on admission and routinely after admission. Develops individual Edufit activity/fitness programs. Completes all necessary documentation, establishes, follows, and updates Service Plans on a routine basis utilizing an interdisciplinary team approach. Demonstrate behaviors reflective of the mission and core values of Bridgeway Pointe as well as those specific to required competencies for successful job performance.

Responsibilities

PATIENT POPULATION - (CLINICAL ONLY):

Engages in population appropriate communication.

Has knowledge of growth and development milestones and tasks.

Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment.

Involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment and continuing care of the patient.

Identifies any physical limitations of the patient and deploys intervention when necessary.

Recognizes and responds appropriately to patients/families with behavioral health problems.

Interprets population related data and plans care appropriately.

Identifies and responds appropriately to different needs resulting from, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious / cultural norms. Performs treatments, administers medication or operates equipment safely.

Recognizes and responds to signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect.

Demonstrates and reinforces the behaviors reflective of the mission and core values of UC Health in self and others. These behaviors are incorporated into the job responsibilities and job performance expectations/standards for all UC Health employees and delineated within the following five core value/competency domains:

Customer Service

Displays sensitivity to all customers, including: patients, residents, coworkers and visitors as evidenced by offering assistance to make them more comfortable. Examples include: placing the telephone and call light within reach, adjusting bed linens to be more comfortable, reviewing their schedule for the day with them to help them prepare for the activities, providing directions, helping to carry their tray in the cafeteria, holding elevator doors and providing prompt and courteous responses to questions.

Presents a cheerful and professional attitude to all customers as evidenced by smiling and greeting people as they pass.

Respects privacy of all customers as evidenced by waiting for permission to enter residents rooms, discussing confidential information in a private setting, properly covering or draping the patient during treatments, closing curtains or doors during personal care or confidential conversations.

Provides attentive care to the needs of all customers by allowing ample time to ask questions while providing information and education, allowing them as much opportunity as possible to make decisions as to their care such as which activity they will perform first during a treatment or care session.

Demonstrates compassionate care for all customers as evidenced by concluding each encounter by asking \"is there anything else I can do for you right now?"

Professional Growth

Continuous Quality Improvement

Innovation

Efficient Resource Management

Team Work:

Actively supports the Partners-in-Growth team-based environment defined as two or more persons engaged in a common goal, who are dependent on one another for results, and who have joint accountability for results.

Confidentiality:

Maintains confidentiality of information regarding patients/ families / significant other, health care team members, and other employees of UC Health.

Age Related Competency:

Demonstrates behaviors and communication styles consistent with the age-related needs of client populations served by UC Health.

Safety:

Actively demonstrates support of a safe environment for patients, families, visitors, and co-workers.

Infection control:

Adheres to all UC Health infection control and employee health policies and procedures

Qualifications

Minimum Required: High School/GED. | Completion of 70-hour activities training course preferred. Minimum of two years in activity programming for adult/older adults in long-term care or a related field preferred. Demonstrates knowledge of the growth and development needs of adult/older adult populations. Experience in a nursing home and/or assisted living facility is preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
• Time management
• Organization
• Creativity
• Basic computer/technology skills (word, excel, Internet based apps).

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At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.