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Activity Assistant (AVA)

Activity Assistant (AVA)

Category 
Social Services
Shift 
Day
Hours 
Full-Time
Union Position 
Yes
Location 
Avamere at Sherwood
Address 
16500 Century Drive
City 
Sherwood
State 
OR
Zip 
97140

More information about this job

Overview

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Full-time Activities Assistant: Avamere at Sherwood
Day Shift!

Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com

Avamere at Sherwood
16500 Century Drive
Sherwood, Oregon 97140
United States
 

 

The primary responsibility of this position is to assist with the overall operation of the Activity Department to assure that an ongoing program of activities is designed to meet the interests and wellbeing of each resident.

Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

  • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activity programs for this facility.
  • Follow resident care plans in providing daily activities for the resident.
  • Participate in community planning that interest and meet the needs of the resident and their family.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments.
  • Participate in facility surveys by authorized government agencies.
  • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
  • Answer telephones, operate facility paging system, and manage resident list and incoming calls to residents.
  • Greet visitors, and give directions and information to guests, residents and sales representatives.
  • Ensure all visitors abide by existing rules, use ID badges and manage the sign in/out log.

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience interacting with residents of this nature.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

Facility Information

The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

 

Avamere at Sherwood offers 55 comfortable housing arrangements providing respite care, assisted living, and memory care. Avamere at Sherwood is actively involved in the local community. We host a monthly ice cream social at the Sherwood Senior Center and are involved in the Oregon Alzheimer’s Association. Through our partnership with Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, a nationally awarded and recognized hospital, we have created an atmosphere of trust, support, and quality outcomes when residents are transferred to us for acute care services. Avamere at Sherwood is currently seeking top notch talent with a passion for the geriatric population to join our all-star team.