Life Enrichment Director - Activities Director MediLodge of Okemos has a 5-Star Rating in Quality of Resident Care and is an integral part of our large MediLodge portfolio of 49 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers state-wide, which makes us a leading healthcare provider in Michigan! Are you an experienced and certified Activities Director who enjoys putting a smile on the face of our geriatric population? We are looking for a compassionate individual such as you to join our team as our Activities Director to plan, organize, and provide engaging activities for our residents. What Benefits Do We Offer You? * Very Competitive Wages That Increase for Years of Service * Excellent Career Advancement Opportunities That Meet Your Goals * Daily Pay, Weekly Pay, Bi-Weekly Pay Options Through On-Shift Wallet (stat pay) * Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits for You Your Family * Employee Benefits Concierge - to Guide You in Maximizing Your Benefits * Tuition Reimbursement * Student Loan Repayment Program * Company Paid Life Insurance * Paid Vacation Days with Rollover Option and Sick Time * 401k Retirement with Company Match * Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) * Mobile Phone Discount Program * Unlimited Referral Bonuses and more! Text: ACT DIR OKE to (833) 383-6754 to Apply Thank you for considering a career with us! We can't wait to meet you!: 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.