Genesis Healthcare Recreation Assistant in Roswell, New Mexico

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Job Title

Recreation Assistant


Mission Arch Center - Genesis HealthCare




New Mexico

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: The Recreation Assistant assists in the planning, organizing, and directing activity programs for customers. Recreation services will include physical, creative, cognitive, social, spiritual, and community programs in accordance with customers' needs. The Recreation Assistant contributes to the documentation of customers' progress toward their goals and response to the recreation plan.


  1. Assists in planning and promoting recreation based on the needs and interests of the customer

  2. Encourages social communication through group recreation

  3. Provides programs in all recreation component areas on an individual and group basis

  4. Assists customers with participation in religious programs

  5. Assists customers with leisure recreation

  6. Provides individual intervention to identified customers and non-participants of group programs

  7. Provides input into the design of monthly recreation services

  8. Documents customer attendance and participation level at recreation programs, writes progress notes, and attends care plan meetings as appropriate

  9. Attends appropriate in-service training programs

  10. Assists in the maintenance, storage, and use of the recreation department supplies

  11. Performs other responsibilities as directed by the Recreation Director

  12. Assists with set up of volunteer program and appreciation

  13. Assists in transporting customers to and from recreation programs

  14. Assists with admission assessments, Clinical responsibilities: MDS, care plans and progress notes

  15. Assists with customer council's purpose, attendance, and outcomes

  16. Facilitates community interaction programs

  17. Puts Customer Service First: Ensures that customers and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individuals' needs and rights

  18. Performs other duties as requested.




SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. High school degree or equivalent 2. Certification in accordance with regulatory agencies governing the center. 3. Must be able to read, write and understand the English language.

Genesis HealthCare is an EO Employer- Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories