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Life Enrichment Assistant - Memory Care

Location
Vancouver, Washington
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022
ETHIC - Excellence, Teamwork, Hospitality, Integrity, and Compassion - steadfastly characterizes our mission to continually enrich the daily lives of residents. We practice these principles with every task and interaction, from personal caregiver assistance to mowing the grass. At Touchmark, we say:

I AM AN ALLY • I AM A FRIEND • I AM A GIVER

As a Memory Care Life Enrichment Assistant, you will enrich lives in our specialty neighborhoods every day by assisting in the planning and implementation of an activities program that will meet the physical, cognitive, social, and spiritual needs of residents. You will have the daily opportunity to exercise your creativity and your ability to encourage and motivate others, and to be a positive presence in the lives of residents and their families.

We are hiring for a Part-Time 16-20 hour position. Shifts may include a regular Saturday or Sunday.

The ideal candidate will be trustworthy, compassionate and have a warm and friendly personality but will also:
• Have a commitment to Touchmark's values (excellence, teamwork, hospitality, integrity, and compassion), as well as a desire to model these values and to encourage others to be allies, friends and givers
• Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
• Have experience working with a social or recreational activities program
• Enjoy working as part of a team to arrange, organize, and assist with activities both on and off campus, such as holiday and birthday celebrations, social events, community outings, and exercise programs
• Have a genuine interest in caring for elderly residents and working in a geriatric environment
• Have a commitment to confidentiality in respect to resident status and medical history
• Be able to maintain patient and tactful composure when working with residents, family members, staff members and visitors
Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Work independently leading activities for our Memory Care residents
• Implement daily activities in Memory Care
• Work closely with the Memory Care Life Enrichment Coordinator/Life Enrichment Director
• Go offsite on scenic bus trips and other outings
• Assist in planning special events for residents and families
• Support Life Enrichment team with Assisted Living and Independent Living activities and special events as needed
• Additional hours are available supporting the transportation team's medical appointments

Benefits:
Touchmark is dedicated to providing the best for our residents, and it all begins with providing the best for our employees. That's why we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package to our part-time team members, which includes:
• Paid time off
• Retirement plan
• On-Demand Pay allows you to access your pay as you earn it

We are looking to hire individuals whose values align with ours and who believe in doing everything they can to lead by example in safety, compassion, and empathy. If that sounds like you, we encourage you to apply.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 706763032-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Touchmark
  • Location: Vancouver, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent