Certified Recreational Aide

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Job title: Certified Recreational Aide

Company: Pristine Quality Healthcare Services

Job description: Job DetailsAs a Recreation Aide, you will:

  • Work in a team-based environment to carry out recreation programs in consultation with the Recreation Therapist.
  • Support your team by:
  • Organizing and overseeing patients/clients/residents on outings,
  • Coordinating the portering of patients/clients/residents to and from the activity,
  • Demonstrating techniques of recreation activities,
  • Carrying out prescribed adaptations to recreation activities to enable patients/clients/residents to maintain maximum potential for independence,
  • Providing functional direction to volunteers,
  • Evaluating and reporting relevant observations of patient’s/client’s/resident’s progress/participation to the Recreation Therapist or interdisciplinary team,
  • Organizing furnishings and equipment for designated activities,
  • Maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies,

Qualifications:Education & Experience:

  • Completion of a recognized Recreation Diploma Program or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Requirements:

  • Graduate from a recognized Activity/Recreation Certificate or diploma program
  • Experience in a senior’s focused recreation department is an asset.
  • Basic First Aid Certificate (Current).

What you will be responsible for:

  • Carries out established recreation programs such as outings, exercises, crafts, social events, entertainment, games, etc.
  • Assists residents to and from programs as required.
  • Assists encourages and motivates residents/tenants to participate and provide personal care during recreational activities as required.
  • Observe, report, and document any changes, in residents, to the supervisor and/or nurse.
  • Ensures recreational equipment and supplies are used, maintained, and stored in a safe, clean, and efficient manner. Reports unsafe or faulty equipment to supervisor.

Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to teach.
  • Ability to organize work.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

About Pristine Quality Healthcare Services Corp.:Pristine Quality Healthcare Services Corp. (Pristine), hires and provides a dedicated community of Registered Nurses, Regulated/Licenced Nurses, Health Care Aides, Personal Support Workers and other Healthcare Professionals, to support their partners in; Long Term Care Facilities, Retirement Homes, Hospitals & Home Care Support – in communities across Canada. Pristine is a Canadian owned company led by compassionate leaders who leverage each other’s strengths to bring the very best “Quality Healthcare Services” forward. From the beginning, the goal was to inspire and grow a community of Nurses and, Healthcare Professionals, to become advocates for “Pristine Quality Care” while integrating into the Clients’ needs, and values. The founding members and leaders of the company are driven by a singular vision to “Improve healthcare for all”. The impact of their vision is that communities gain access to “Pristine Quality Care”, at every point of contact and interaction with the Pristine organization. “Pristine is defined by that intersection between family and friends. We had the privilidge to build this company from the lens of being on the inside and looking out. I think that’s what sets us apart. I believe we have the most authentic, dynamic community of healthcare workers – there is a lot of passion – and the tenacity is infectious! It is a privilige to lead this team.” Vasile – President and CEO

Expected salary: $29 per hour

Location: Lake Louise, AB

Job date: Tue, 09 Jul 2024 22:55:33 GMT

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