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Life Enrichment Director

Company: Prestige Healthcare
Location: Alpena
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for coordinating, directing, planning and conducting the life enrichment and resident

activity programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implements a creative life enrichment program based on the Celebrations philosophy of

wellness.

  • Plans and implements life enrichment calendar and newsletter each month that utilizes

Celebrations wellness programming including five of the six areas of wellness.

  • Collaborates with Community Relations Director, Wellness Coach and Executive Director in

development of calendar to include special events and themes for residents, family, friends, and

prospects utilizing Celebrations focus plan.

  • Coordinates transportation of residents and operates van or bus to transport residents to

and from events, appointments, and programs as needed by the Community.

  • Implements Linked Senior technology into the daily programming and encourages resident

independent usage.

  • Develops person-centered programming by assisting in the completion of Celebrations

documents and programs.

  • Partners with Expressions Director to create and lead monthly programming for the

Expressions neighborhood utilizing Expressions focus plan.

  • Maintains life enrichment budget, equipment, and supplies.
  • Participates in the review of individual Residents' Service Plans and documents life enrichment

progress every six months or when there is a significant change in the resident.

  • Trains staff on the importance of life enrichment, Linked Senior devices and other areas that

create engagement and quality of life for residents.

  • Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers.
  • Participates in discharge planning with other members of the management team.
  • Develops community resources and contacts to enhance the quality of life for residents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Trust.
  • Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff.
  • Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, employees, the facility,

and company information and records.

  • Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Valid commercial Class B driver's license (CDL) as required by local, state and federal law and

regulations. Must be able to meet insurance qualifications to operate company vehicles including

passenger vans and bus. Previous experience transporting residents preferred. One or more years of

direct programming experience with older adults is preferred.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred majoring in Recreation, Music, or

Occupational Therapy with two or more years of direct programming experience with older adults

preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position may have supervisory responsibilities.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to communicate effectively, in English, both verbal and written with personnel at all levels of

the organization, with residents and their families, and with members of the community. Ability to

read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and

procedure manuals.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to maintain basic financial records of expenditures of the department. Able to understand

budgets. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,

common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to accurately assess, trouble-shoot, and problem-solve to meet the needs of the buildings staff,

develop training for staffing needs, and evaluate results. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions

furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Works directly with residents in an Assisted Living Community. Potential for exposure to blood and

bodily fluids.

Keywords: Prestige Healthcare, Flint , Life Enrichment Director, Other , Alpena, Michigan

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