Activities Coordinator at AltaMed Health Services in Downey, California

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Job Description:

AltaMed Health Services

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Activities Coordinator

US-CA-Downey

Job ID: 2020-9144
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Clinical Services
Downey - PACE

Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Center Manager or Care Center/Activities Supervisor, the Activities Coordinator is a member of the PACE IDT team and is responsible for actively participating in all care coordination activities including Assessments and Care Planning, This position is responsible for developing and implementing an activity program which meets the needs and interests of each participant. The activity program shall assist the participant to maintain or resume self-care and normal activities to prevent further mental or physical deterioration. The activity program shall also provide a planned schedule of social and other purposeful independent or group activities. PACE participants shall be provided opportunities for involvement, in multiple types of activities, outings, events including individual and group, based on the participants needs.



Responsibilities

  1. Assess the needs and interests of each participant by performing assessments and developing an individualized activity plan as part of the individualized care plan developed by the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  2. Maintain a signed quarterly progress record and individualized activity care plan in the participant’s electronic health record
  3. Mandatory attendance and active participation in the IDT including the coordination and development of participant services and activities as needed.
  4. Schedule and post the monthly activity calendars in a central location readily accessible to the participant, family or authorized representative. The calendar shall include all monthly activities such as crafts, holidays, religious services and outings.
  5. Receive participant feedback by attending monthly Participant Advisory Council meetings and participating in annual participant satisfaction improvement efforts (i.e. I-SAT).
  6. Monthly management of ordering/shopping for supplies, conducting inventory duties, accurate tracking of invoices/receipts and maintaining expenses within allowed budget.
  7. Maintain and utilize contracted services needed to implement the activity program and individualized activity plans.
  8. Direct and provide oversight over all contracted vendors/volunteers while performing or assisting at the center or during an event, to ensure they follow all directions and protocols.
  9. Utilize and coordinate the center’s transportation services and staff assistance to provide activities in the community (i.e. outings) as indicated by participant’s needs and interests.
  10. Develop, implement and supervise the activity program to encourage participant involvement and planning and receive assistance from the Activities
  11. Assistant(s) and/or CNA’s/PCA’s as needed.
  12. Perform all other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  1. Two years’ experience in a social or recreational program providing and coordinating services for a frail or elderly population within the last 5 years, one of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting required.
  2. Completion of the Activity Leader (previously “Activity Director”) course designed specifically for this position and approved by the State of California required.
  3. Must maintain current CPR/First Aid Training.

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