Ingleside At King Farm
  • Life Enrichment
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

PTO


Ingleside at King Farm is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning intergenerational King Farm development. We offer small town living just a short ride from the Nation's capital. Inside our walls, residents find a stress- free lifestyle with a variety of cultural arts, wellness activities and amenities to choose from, and some of the area's most spacious apartment homes. But most of all, they find unique members with rich life experiences who have created a community within a community.

We have a wonderful part-time opportunity for a Creative Arts Therapist!

If you have the sought-after qualifications, a passion for seniors, and if you conduct yourself with respect, take accountability for your actions, are innovative, strive for excellence in all you do and are a good steward of your time and resources then we are honored to review your resume.

Job Requirements:

Associates Degree in a Human Service field required, Bachelor's degree preferred. One year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Incumbent should be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be proficient in the operation of computer applications such as Microsoft Office, fax, etc.  

 

Summary:     

This position is primarily responsible for assuring the organization and implementation of the day to day operations of the Adult Social Day Program in addition to implementing therapeutic programming to clientele. Directly supervises and coordinates tasks with Activity Assistants and GNAs assigned to provide hands on, direct care to day program participants through the day for safety and engagement.

 

Essential Duties:

  • Plans daily program prior to day of operation in conjunction with all program staff, based on calendar.
  • Leads daily program of structured activities that is person-centered, engaging and therapeutically appropriate, incorporating cognitive, social, creative, physical and purposeful programs for persons with early and early-middle stages of cognitive decline.
  • Assesses the environment for safety risks to program members, assuring member's safety throughout program operation. Evaluates for and preserves program structure to impede wandering behaviors.  
  • Directly supervises and/or accompanies members in person at all times during program operation. Assures assigned staff meet all members at start of day and assures pick up at day completion.
  • Assists with transportation of residents from each program location, as needed.
  • Supervises lunch, sitting with members at dining table to assure member's ability to dine safely and independently without risk for choking or aspiration.
  • Leads set up and/or clean up of area for scheduled activities. Keeps supplies organized and stocked.
  • Reports to Director of Life Enrichment all changes in member abilities or decline that may result in ineligibility or safety risk within program.
  • Maintains department facilities, storage space, and equipment in a condition to promote efficiency, health, comfort and safety of residents/patients and staff.
  • Demonstrates the ability to motivate program members to partake in activities of choosing.
  • Demonstrates the ability to adapt activities to meet the residents' needs.
  • Anticipates needs of the department and is self-directed with regards to fulfilling those needs.

 

EEO Statement:

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

 

*Due to the large number of applicants please DO NOT call to check on the status of your application. Hiring managers will review all applicants and contact those that are the best qualified

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