Building Name: Porter - Helen Porter Nursing Home
Location Address: 30 Porter Drive, Middlebury Vermont
Department: Porter - Helen Porter Nursing Home - Activities
Standard Hours: 40
Primary Shift: OTHER
Weekend Needs: As Scheduled
Salary Range: Min/Hour $15.50 Mid/Hour $18.22 Max/Hour $20.93
Recruiter: Kara Marszalkowski
The Activities Programmer has both an important and fun role of planning and implementing group and individual activities/programs to assist the dementia residents with enriching their life. These activities are important to ensure contact with
the physical, social, and cultural environment of dementia residents on our Memory Care Unit. The Activities Programmer will supervise activities in accordance with Vermont State Code.
The perfect candidate for this role will:
Work with minimal supervision, demonstrate ability to plan and support activities-based dementia care in collaboration with the Activities Director
Have the ability to work with people and groups of all ages and abilities
Be creative, exercise discretion, good judgment, and understanding
Exhibit a spirit of cooperation and have a friendly, pleasant personality
Experience in long Term Care and Dementia is preferred, but we will train the right candidate.
Organizational skills, ability to help plan and implement activities-based dementia care.
Ability to identify residents' needs and provide therapeutic activities to fulfill those needs.
Good documentation skills and knowledge of computer programs.