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Recreation Therapy Aide - Casual - Edgewater Haven, Port Edwards
Location:Edgewater Haven WR
FT/PT:Casual - up to 1,200 hrs/year
Deadline to apply:09/23/2024
Hiring Range:$12.84 to $14.69 / hr
Job Responsibilities:

Edgewater Haven is located in a park-like setting in view of the Wisconsin River in Port Edwards, WI. Edgewater Haven provides 5-star, quality care in a clean and comfortable home-like setting. Our long-term caring staff is dedicated to your loved one's outcomes! We believe in the power of one person to make a difference in patient care. Join the ranks of our rapidly growing team of healthcare professionals, and become that difference!

Our interdisciplinary team works with each individual, his or her family and physician, to provide an effective plan of care to reach personal goals and highest potentials. We strive to provide for the mind, body, and spirit, while holding in the highest regard the rights and dignity of each individual.

Edgewater Haven is rated 5-Stars on Medicare.gov.

Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to assist with recreation therapy activities and events within nursing home residents’ interest for their physical, mental, social and psychological well being.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
1. Conduct daily activities according to established calendar of events.
2. Transport residents to and from activities.
3. Maintain activity attendance records and chart progress.
4. Responsible to know and practice the Safety policies of the County. Perform all job tasks in a safe and prescribed manner.

1. Monitor wander guard unit.
2. Sets up and takes down equipment/supplies for activities.
3. Prepare materials for scheduled activities.
4. Any other duties as may be assigned.


Job Qualifications:
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
High School student, at least 16 years of age. Experience working with the elderly preferred. Must demonstrate a kind, patient and tactful approach with residents. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions, and communicate effectively with residents, families and staff. Reading, writing, adding, subtracting is needed (to maintain activity attendance records and chart progress, conduct activities, communicate with residents/staff, utilize facility policies, calendars, lists, newsletters and activity books). Basic, everyday living skills are needed.  Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.

Basic equipment used:  telephone, popcorn machine, wheelchairs, microwave, computer, radio/iPod, garden tools and common hand tools.