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Casa Promesa

Recreation Coordinator  Bronx, NY  : 3/18/2024
Job Description

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Job Category:

Casa Promesa

Position Type:

Full Time


To assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of recreational, social emotional and spiritual needs of the resident at Casa Promesa Nursing Facility.

Key Essential functions:
  • Lead groups and individual activity programs as indicated on the monthly calendar.
  • Escort Residents who needs assistance to attend programs throughout the facility.
  • Provided 1:1 activities, supplies or room visits to resident who do not or cannot participate in group's activities due to personal choice or physical, mental conditions. 
  • Provided social and sensory situation.
  • Provided emotional support.
  • Adapt programs to the capabilities of the individual residents involved to enable participation.
  • Encourage resident awareness of activities options and encourage participation and pursuit of leisure interest old or new. 
  • Interview resident and family members to obtain information regarding past and present leisure of interest.
  • Announce programs throughout the PA system alerting residents of ongoing programs.  
  • Show initiative and creativity in programming and working with residents.
  • Prepared supplies and materials needed for programs in advance.
  • Provided inputs to the planning of the monthly recreational calendar according to the needs of the residents.
  • Distribute and place activity calendars in resident's room in monthly basis and as needed. 
  • Prepares large calendar and post on their units.
  • Maintain daily participation log of resident's activities.
  • Observed residents attendance, participation, and respond to programs, to evaluate programs and residents progress. 
  • Submit monthly statistics to Activities Director on the last day of the month.
  • Assist in developing, implementing and maintaining an ongoing Quality Assurance program for The Recreation Department. 
  • Provide refreshments to residents during special events where indicated and complies with residents diets.
  • Log in and Delivered mail in daily basis and assists with reading as requested by residents.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments. 
  • Assists in preparing and setting up activities areas for schedule programs.
  • Assist in cleaning up activities area after completion of programs.
  • Accompany residents to field trips when designated,
  • May perform other duties as designated by the Activities Director.
  • Maintained required Initial, annual, quarterly, significant changes and progress note assessments on a timely basis.
  • Develop a comprehensive plan of care for each residents to identified problem/needs/strengths of the resident and the goals to be accomplished and update the care plans on a timely basis at least quarterly or monthly.
  • Ensures that all charted activity progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and the resident involvements and response to the service.
  • Complete MDS on a timely basis as directed by MDS Coordinator.
  • Attends Care Plan meetings as assigned by the Activities Director.
  • Participate in discharge planning process.
  • Develops and maintained good working relationship with other departments within the facility to assure that daily activities can be performed without interruptions.
  • Attend staff meetings to assist inn identifying and correcting areas and /or improvement of services.
  • Recreation leader is responsible for the care and storage of all supplies, material and equipment.
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner.
  • Practice acceptable standards of sanitation, safety, and infection control.
  • Maintain department work area in a clean, sanitary and safe manners. 
  • Participate in fire safety and disaster preparedness drill.
  • Report all accidents and incidents immediately.
  • Report all unsafe/hazardous conditions /equipment's immediately.
  • Follow facility procedures when exposure to blood and body fluid 
  • Respect resident rights and dignity and practice quality standards of care.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all residents care information.
  • Review and report residents' complaints ad grievances and initiate investigation and follow up.
  • Assist in training and providing orientation to new staff, internes and volunteers as directed by the Activities Director.
  • Decorate resident's areas for holidays, special events, etc.
  • Attend and participate in training programs.
  • Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves during working hours.
  • Work in office areas as well as throughout the facility.
  • Communicate with other disciplines.
  • Must work a flexible schedule including evening, weekends and holidays.
  • Must be able to related information concerning a residents conditions.
  • Must be able to cope with mental, and emotional stress of the position,
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity and the ability to work effectivity with residents, personals and family. 
  • Must be able to work with ill, disable, emotionally upset ad at times hostile residents within the facility.
  • Must be able to push and pull residents in wheelchair.
  • May be exposed to infectious waste, diseases   & conditions, including HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B virus and Covid -19
  • Must be able to assist in the evacuation of residents
  • High School diploma or Equivalent 
  • Bachelor Degree in  Recreation  
  • Knowledge of APIE (assessment/planning/implementation/evaluation) program.
  • Minimum of 2 year of experiences as a Recreation Coordinator.

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