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 Administrator; to assure the 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.?

As Activity Director, you are delegated the administrative authority, responsibility and accountability necessary for carrying out your assigned duties.


Education, Experience & Specific Requirements:

1. Must possess a high school diploma or equivalency.

2. Be a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist, or an activities professional who is eligible

for certification

3. ?Be a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or must have

completed a training course approved by the state.

4. ?Must be able to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.

5. ?Must be able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public.

6. ?Must be able to relate information concerning a resident?s condition.

7. ?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.

8. ?Must meet the general health requirements set forth by the policies of the facility which include a medical and physical examination.

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