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Activity Director

Company: Garden Park Health Care Center
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Garden Park Health Care Center - Come join the fun at Garden Park Health Care Center. The facility is currently looking for an Activity Director.

  • Responsible for the day to day coordination and oversight of the activity department; including but not limited to, daily programming and monthly calendars, staffing and scheduling of the activity staff, entertainment and special events.
  • Plan and provide an Activity programming that meets the needs of the resident population and includes, but is not limited to:

    • Group and social activities;
    • Indoor and outdoor activities;
    • Activity outings into the community;
    • Spiritual programs to meet the needs of population;
    • Opportunity for resident involvement in planning and implementation of the activities program;
    • Creative activities such as art, crafts, music, drama and educational programs,
    • Exercise activities;
    • One to one / sensory stimulation programming;
    • Promotion of facility and community interaction;
    • Evening, weekend and holiday programming;
    • Promotion of facility / community interaction.

    • Demonstrate a passion for caring, honesty, integrity, and respect by interactions with co-workers, residents, families, and visitors.
    • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers when appropriate.
    • Complete initial assessment of all residents upon admission and annual thereafter.
    • Assess resident needs and develop resident activities goals for the written plan of care. Review goals as update as required.
    • Complete Activity section of MDS as required by facility policy as well as state and federal guidelines.
    • Participate/Supervise scheduled resident smoking sessions as assigned.
    • Foster family and community support of the activity program (through newsletters, networking activities which bring family members or members of the community to the facility).
    • Attend facility care plan meetings.


      • Minimum educational requirements include a high school diploma or its equivalent and MEPAP certification or;
      • This person may also be either a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an Activities Professional Certified by a recognized accrediting body
      • Experience with MDS and Point Click Care (PCC) documentation
      • LTC/SNF experience preferred
      • Must have the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activity services
      • 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
      • Experience in an environment which focuses on dementia care, preferred
      • Excellent communication, organization and time management skills

        Garden Park Health Care Center is part of CareCore Health LLC. CareCore believes in putting employees first, and helping each individual employee reach their max potential. We offer all major benefits and many more. Come see how you can grow at CareCore.

Keywords: Garden Park Health Care Center, Cincinnati , Activity Director, Executive , Cincinnati, Ohio

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