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Therapeutic Activities Director
Chelsea Jewish LifeCare, a non-profit organization that is seeking an individual that takes pride in delivering excellence in serving others, especially our elderly population.
Coordinates department policies and procedures as pertaining to memory loss programmingCoordinates on-going quality assurance and program evaluations for all memory units and ensures quality care on all memory care households and across all campusesDevelops, plans, schedules, implements and evaluates effectiveness of individualized therapeutic activity programs which promote physical and emotional well-being and maximize functional independence across all campuses; ensures all such activity programs are designed to promote positive emotion and self-expressionDetermines need for services upon admission to household to ensure best transition period to unfamiliar environment, and lasting effects throughout stay on householdEnsures a resident/client-centered environment that promotes and maximizes independence of residents, making equipment recommendations as needed; posts identification of resident rooms as necessary to assist with locationsProvides consultation to members of all departments in an effort to problem solve any issues a resident/client may have related to their memory loss, including 1:1 training/support for direct caregivers, staff and familyParticipates in Care Plan meetings and facility/campus caregiver support groups
Experience working in a field of memory services and supportCertified as a Therapy Recreation Specialist or as an activities professional by an accredited body recognized by MA DPHBackground in one or more of the following areas required: nursing, recreational therapy, social work or occupational therapyMaintains educational competency as required by state and federal regulationsAbility to adjust to new or changing situations and stresses
Full-time or part-time schedules available
Health and Dental insuranceRetirement PlanTuition ReimbursementPTO (Paid Time Off)Paid HolidaysLife InsuranceCompetitive pay
*Chelsea Jewish LifeCare conducts extensive background checks and professional references for all potential employees. You must be able to provide a recent physical and required immunizations.
Why Choose Chelsea Jewish
Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is committed to being an “Employer of Choice”. We offer multiple employment opportunities for people with various interests and backgrounds interested in working in a variety of health care settings. At Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, you will find a great working environment and an excellent compensation package for eligible employees.
Diversity & Inclusion
Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.