Activities Coordinator– Chandler Hall

Activities Coordinator 

Chandler Hall
Newtown, PA

Chandler Hall, a Quaker facility and Kendal affiliate,  provides high-quality care for older adults in Newtown, Bucks County. Chandler Hall  offers a wide spectrum of services for individuals at all stages of the aging process. Adult Day Health, Community Living and Personal Care, Residential Hospice, Home Hospice, Independent Living, Respite Care, and Skilled Nursing Care are just some of the programs currently offered.

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We are seeking an Activity Coordinator for our Skilled Nursing Home. This role will plan and facilitate person centered and meaningful recreational activities for resident/clients of Chandler Hall by supporting their social, spiritual, creative, physical, cognitive and emotional needs. This role would support the Residential Life Enrichment Coordinator with planning and facilitating varied activities and events and completed all necessary documentation as directed by the RLEC and/or Department Manager.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plans, organizes and facilitates daily programs and activities which meet the individual needs of the resident/clients and supports the overall dynamics of the community. Assist in maintaining supplies necessary to support programs.
  • Assists the RLEC in working with other departments to integrate the engagement of the total community.
  • Supports overall plan of care by assisting at program transitions; being sensitive to environmental influences, group dynamics and safety
  • Assist with facilitation of restorative care for resident/clients, in cooperation with other staff including physical and occupational therapies.

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    Act as a preceptor for all new staff with regards to person centered engagement, communication expectations, responding individually to residents/clients and best practices for working with people living with dementia.
  • Assist volunteers by providing direction, best practices for approaches and program guidelines.
  • Maintain accurate and objective written and oral communication including calendars, activity attendance records, assessments, care plans and documentation as specific department regulations require.
  • Oversee and contributes to Resident/Client Council, staff meetings, and other meetings such as Program, Food, Special Event as warranted.
  • Provide periodic (quarterly) assessments of program outcomes to RLEC and/or department manager.
  • Act as a liaison with The Y to collaborate with teachers to provide meaningful and consistent Inter-generational experiences.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with a minimum of 3 years experience working with an elderly population. College a plus, preference areas of strength include recreation, music or art therapy.
  • Certificate as an Activity Assistant from National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (NCCAP) a plus and/or willing to obtain upon hire.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including health, dental, life insurance, onsite free fitness membership, low cost employee meals, 401k and tuition reimbursement. EOE

Apply online at www.ch.kendal.org EOE

 Interested parties may send email to [email protected]