Activity Coordinator - St. Elizabeth Hall - PT Days/Evenings

St. Louis, MO 63108
9/18/2022

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Position Description

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, one of South County’s largest independent, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation nonprofit senior living communities, seeks compassionate and experienced Activity Coordinator to join our growing team.

 

At Cardinal Ritter Senior Services, our mission is simple: we create communities that promote the dignity of human life and reflect the spirit of Jesus Christ. We proudly provide the best possible physical, social, and spiritual care for our older adult residents...but we need your help.

 


Functions as the Activities Coordinator for one of the CRSS Residential Care/Assisted Living facilities. Responsible for coordinating a variety of activities that includes internal and external opportunities for socialization across the religious and ethnic backgrounds of the residents.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, implements and coordinates the resident-centered activity program to include day, evening and weekend activities.
  • Informs residents in advance of what activities are available, where they will be held and at what times they will be held using both a monthly and weekly calendar.
  • Provides and promotes customer service for residents, employees and visitors.
  • Demonstrates an appreciation of the heritage, values and wisdom of the residents and an understanding of the aging process.
  • Schedules the Activity Center and resident shopping and outings.
  • Manages the procurement, care and maintenance of all activity supplies and equipment in a neat and orderly fashion.
  • Assists in mealtimes, including escorting residents to the dining room.
  • Schedules vans and/or drives vans in resident field trips.
  • All responsibilities will be conducted in a manner that is consistent with the philosophy of CRSS Assisted Living.
  • Maintains Pet Therapy program as applicable to facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Experience Requirements

  • Must have one-year previous experience in activity coordination.
  • Must have experience working with older adults.

Skills & Attitudes Required for Success in Job

  • Must obtain CDL within 3 months of hire.
  • Computer experience.
  • Must possess a high level of flexibility and tolerance to adjust to changes in work load, assignments, hours and days (i.e. weekends, evening, holidays.)
  • Must possess a high degree of interpersonal relations skills and capability of relating to a variety of people and personalities. Considerable initiative, judgement and creativity are also required.
  • Must be able to move intermittently throughout the workday.
  • Must possess sight/hearing sense, or use of prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately so the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • Must be in good health and demonstrate emotional stability in order to cope with the mental and emotional stress of the position.
  • Must be able to perform the essential physical/mental functions/requirements of the position.

Pre-Employment Screening

All candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening. The screenings will include criminal background check and other background checks (as needed), drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, and Covid-19 vaccination. Various positions will require physical examination, Tuberculosis screening and Hepatitis A. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Cardinal Ritter Senior Services does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its federally assisted programs and activities.

CRSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Type: Part-time