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Providence Activities Assistant - LTC Activities *0.0, Day* in Valdez, Alaska


Activities Assistant - LTC Activities at Providence Valdez Medical Center

Under supervision, provides a total health oriented recreation program in both individual and group settings to include: physical, creative arts, social, orientation, validation, reminiscence, sensory stimulation, living skills, esteem building and intellectual stimulation for residents of LTC and swing bed patients. Adapts groups to the individual needs of residents with varying degrees of physical and mental disabilities. Provides special activities to meet the special needs of the cognitively impaired and the diverse cultural mix of the residents. Under supervision, assesses and sets recreational goals and objectives for residents, evaluates progress or identifies regression, and documents daily attendance. Requires participation in Interdisciplinary Care Conference.

Required qualifications:

  • Certification as an Activity Assistant with National Certification Council for Activity Professionals required within 2 years of hire

Preferred qualifications:

  • 2 years of college

  • 1 year experience as a health care provider in a health care facility

  • 6 months as an activity therapy assistant

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About the Providence Valdez Medical Center

Providence Valdez Medical Center is a 21 bed Critical Access Hospital and we employ about 100 people (87 FTE’s). Of those 21 beds, 10 are licensed Long Term Care beds and 11 are Acute/Swing Beds. We have four physicians on our active medical staff who practice out of the Valdez Medical Clinic. Our average daily census is three-four inpatients and 20-30 outpatients. Our facility contains an emergency room, labor room, post-partum, nursery, cardiac room, orthopedic, and med/surg rooms. We also have an operating room for emergency surgeries and elective procedures, C-sections, hernias and appendectomies. All our beds are licensed for “swing bed” status of which 1-3 are usually occupied.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P367192
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Per-Diem
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 1001 AK PVMC LTC THERAP REC
Address: AK Valdez 911 Meals Ave

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.