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Activities Director / Social Woker
EmployerHMR Advantage Health Systems
Start DateSeptember 20, 2011
LocationSimpsonville, South Carolina
HMR Advantate Health Systems has an immediate opening for an Activities Director / Social Worker for our Briarwood Living Center, Simpsonville South Carolina.
Must have experience in Activities and Social Work
Must be qualified to be an Activities Director in the state of SC- must have taken the MEPAP1 class or be an ADC (Activities Director Certified)
Must have Long Term Care Experience
Purpose of Your Job Position
The primary purpose of your job position is to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operation of the Activity Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as may be directed by the Executive Director, to assure that an on-going program of activities is designed to meet, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, the interests and the physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being of each resident.
Must possess, as a minimum, two (2) years of college. Degree preferred but not necessary.
Must be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who is licensed by this state and is eligible for certification as a recreation specialist or as an activities professional; or
Must have, as a minimum, two (2) years experience in a social or recreation program within the last five (5) years, one (1) of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or
Must be a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or
Must have completed a training course approved by this state.
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.
Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel.
Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning.
Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activity services.
Must be a member in good standing in the National Association of Social Workers and Academy of Certified Social Workers, Inc.
Must be able to relate information concerning a resident's condition.
Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.
Application DeadlineOctober 16, 2010
How to ApplyFax or email your resume