Job Inventory - Activities Coordinator- Long Term Care
- 29.845 - 34.924 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
Within one of the city's Long Term Care Facilities (Garry Armstrong, Carleton Lodge, Centre d'accueil Champlain or Peter D. Clark Centre) the Activities Coordinator, LTC, is responsible for implementing and facilitating a variety of recreation and leisure opportunities for residents. Duties include designing program tailored plans to resident needs, consulting with the resident, nursing staff, and other medical/professional service providers to ensure programs meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of residents, with an emphasis on resident safety and engagement.
Education & Experience
Two year diploma in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology or other related field from a community college.
One (1) year of related experience working with seniors, geriatric patients/clients or long-term care residents which includes recreation planning and implementation.
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver's licence (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing
Must have own transportation for Carleton Lodge
- Planning and implementing programs with a geriatric population
- Wide range or recreation programs and resources geared to meet the needs of residents with Alzheimer/Dementia and other related disorders
- Computerized records systems applicable to Long Term Care (RAIMDS)
- Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
Competencies & Skills
- Plan, deliver and evaluate activity programs for cognitively impaired, physically frail and normally aged residents in accordance with their individual needs
- Document resident progress for health record and care plan
- Contribute to and work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary care team
- Consult with residents, families, LTC staff and other health care providers to develop tailored, individual and appropriate resident care plans
- Communicate effectively and professionally, interpersonally and in writing with residents, families, LTC staff and other health providers
- Adapt to changing requirements and demands, including working weekends or evenings as required
- Computer skills