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Life Enrichment Director

Company: Medilodge of Montrose
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Medilodge of Grand Rapids Career Center - Life Enrichment Director Life Enrichment DirectorMedilodge of Grand Rapids Life Enrichment Director - Activities DirectorDid youknow?Caring deeply for others is a valuable gift, one you should treasure!Fortunately for you, you can put that gift to excellent use here at MediLodgeof Grand Rapids, and we will go above and beyond to invest in it AND you as aperson. Whatever your talents may be, we want to help make the most of them.We an integral part of thelarge MediLodge portfolio of 50 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centerslocated throughout Michigan. Whether you love to help others heal and livemeaningful, healthy lives or just love to be part of a team where every personplays a critical role, we have a place for you.We arelooking for a high energy, dynamic, creative, and experienced Life EnrichmentDirector who is such as you, to join our team. Come discover what acareer at MediLodge of Grand Rapids means for you!
What DoWe Offer? AtMediLodge of Grand Rapids, we understand that our employees work best when theyare healthy, happy and excited about the here and now, as well as the future.For that reason, we offer a wide range of benefits with your well-being inmind, including:

  • CompetitiveWagesOptions Through On-Shift Wallet (stat pay)
    • AffordableMedical, Dental and Vision Benefits for You & Your Family
    • EmployeeBenefits Concierge - to Guide You in Maximizing Your Benefits
    • ChooseFrom Three Pet Insurance Options for Your Furry Friend
    • TuitionReimbursement
    • StudentLoan Repayment Program
    • CompanyPaid Life Insurance
    • PaidVacation Days with Rollover Option and Sick Time
    • 401kRetirement with Company Match
    • HealthSavings Account (HAS) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    • UnlimitedReferral Bonuses and more! The tenured team at Medilodge of Grand Rapids is supportive andhelpful. We are proud of our team and have staff appreciation events to ensureour teams feel supported and recognized. TEXT: LIFE DIR GR to (833) 383-6754 to ApplyThank you for considering a career with us! POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for coordinating, directing, planning and conducting the life enrichment and resident
      • Implements a creative life enrichment program based on the Celebrations philosophy of
      • Plans and implements life enrichment calendar and newsletter each month that utilizes
        Celebrations wellness programming including five of the six areas of wellness.
      • Collaborates with Community Relations Director, Wellness Coach and Executive Director in
        development of calendar to include special events and themes for residents, family, friends, and
        prospects utilizing Celebrations focus plan.
      • Coordinates transportation of residents and operates van or bus to transport residents to
        and from events, appointments, and programs as needed by the Community.
      • Implements Linked Senior technology into the daily programming and encourages resident
        independent usage.
      • Develops person-centered programming by assisting in the completion of Celebrations
        documents and programs.
      • Partners with Expressions Director to create and lead monthly programming for the
        Expressions neighborhood utilizing Expressions focus plan.
      • Maintains life enrichment budget, equipment, and supplies.
      • Participates in the review of individual Residents' Service Plans and documents life enrichment
        progress every six months or when there is a significant change in the resident.
      • Trains staff on the importance of life enrichment, Linked Senior devices and other areas that
        create engagement and quality of life for residents.
      • Recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers.
      • Participates in discharge planning with other members of the management team.
      • Develops community resources and contacts to enhance the quality of life for residents.
      • Other duties as assigned.COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBLITIES
        • Demonstrates Core Values of Respect, Integrity, Commitment and Trust.
        • Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with residents, residents' families, visitors and staff.
        • Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to residents, employees, the facility,
          and company information and records.
        • Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits.QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCEValid commercial Class B driver's license (CDL) as required by local, state and federal law and
          regulations. Must be able to meet insurance qualifications to operate company vehicles including
          passenger vans and bus. Previous experience transporting residents preferred. One or more years of
          direct programming experience with older adults is preferred. EDUCATIONBachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred majoring in Recreation, Music, or
          Occupational Therapy with two or more years of direct programming experience with older adults
          preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESThis position may have supervisory responsibilities.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to communicate effectively, in English, both verbal and written with personnel at all levels of
          the organization, with residents and their families, and with members of the community. Ability to
          read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and
          procedure manuals. MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to maintain basic financial records of expenditures of the department. Able to understand
          budgets. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
          common fractions, and decimals. REASONING ABILITYAbility to accurately assess, trouble-shoot, and problem-solve to meet the needs of the buildings staff,
          develop training for staffing needs, and evaluate results. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
          furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. WORK ENVIRONMENTWorks directly with residents in an Assisted Living Community. Potential for exposure to blood and
          bodily fluids.
          Hiring Locations
          • Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Keywords: Medilodge of Montrose, Grand Rapids , Life Enrichment Director, Executive , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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