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Part Time Activity Aide at MCKENZIE COUNTY HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC in Watford City, North Dakota

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Assists with and/or leads different group activities, as assigned.Interacts with residents, their families and visitors and with supervisors and co-workers in a polite and professional manner.Knows locations of residents that attend activities.Assists residents to and from activities. Is responsible for reminding co-worker CNAs to assist their assigned residents, who wish to attend group activities, to the activity room.Helps to provide adequate space and attention to groups and individuals in groups.Takes attendance for group activities.Reports to Activities Coordinator on progress of residents in different activity groups and responds to any problems that may arise.Is able to assist residents with activities; is compassionate and understanding and is able to listen to and converse with older people.Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.Assists residents with behavioral problems, when in groups, to an area within the room that is more conducive to appropriate behavior or assists those residents back to their rooms.Treats residents and their families with respect and dignity.Must ensure that an appropriate person is left in attendance, if the Activities Assistant must leave the group at any time.Carries out scheduled activities of the day, unless extenuating circumstances prevent doing so. Must notify the Activities Coordinator when this occurs.Provides reality orientation to residents, along with other scheduled activities.Prepares residents for meals. Serves and removes food trays. Assists with feeding residents, as needed. Provides sufficient drinking water, fluids, juices and snacks during activities.Assists with documentation, as assigned.