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Next Step Health Care Activity Director in West Newton, Massachusetts

Full Time Position

Activity Director for West Newton Healthcare

If you have a passion for helping people, for making them feel safe, respected, cared for and listened to, then your next step is with us.

At Next Step Healthcare, we know that working in the healthcare industry is more than just a job – it’s a way of life reserved for the most compassionate, caring, and hard-working individuals. We are privileged to work alongside people who believe, like we do, that locally owned and operated healthcare facilities should go beyond simply “meeting the needs” of its residents.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Activity Director must lead by example by promoting positive morale within their department and throughout the facility. Reports directly to the Administrator.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Plans, organizes, and directs the activity program and staff in order to fulfill the social, psychosocial, and therapeutic needs of the residents.

  • Although interdisciplinary effort is required, the Activity Director duties include but are not limited to:

  • provide entertainment

  • exercise and relaxation

  • opportunity to express creative talent

  • spiritual needs

  • MDS assessments

  • staff scheduling and hiring

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Long term care experience required - 1 year

  • Genuine love of nursing home residents a must

  • Energetic with high degree of creativity for designing activities and programs

    Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday)

  • Medical through BCBS

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Life Insurance

  • 401(k)

    Next Step Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace for all employees. At the core of our business, we aim to support, inspire and empower all of our employees so that we can offer the best care to our residents. In order to provide the best care, we must provide the best work environment, and that starts with a diverse staff. Next Step Healthcare does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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