THERAPY AIDE SUPERVISOR - ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
Location: Port Charlotte
Posted on: June 19, 2022
THERAPY AIDE SUPERVISOR - ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
Date: Jun 5, 2022
PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33954 PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33952 PORT
CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33948 PORT CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33980 PORT
CHARLOTTE, FL, US, 33953
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Requisition No: 607304
Agency: Veterans Affairs
Working Title: THERAPY AIDE SUPERVISOR - ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR
Position Number: 50009056
Posting Closing Date: 06/20/2022
THERAPY AIDE SUPERVISOR - SES (ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR)
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans' Nursing Home
Port Charlotte, Charlotte County
Non-Negotiable Annual Salary Range: $33,154.16
This position is overtime eligible.
The Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs is an agency dedicated
to serving those who served U.S. We are seeking a motivated,
dynamic individual to administer our resident heroes' activities
program. Our skilled nursing facility boasts a loyal team of
long-term employees and a fantastic work culture.
Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation
plan. Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental
insurance available at reasonable premium rates. Paid vacation and
sick leave. Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day. Tuition waiver
available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to 6
credits per semester).
Education and employment history must be verifiable. Please attach
any credentials you claim (degrees, certifications, etc.) to your
Successful completion of a Level 2 background screening and drug
test is required.
+ Per CFR 483.24(c)(2), the activities program must be directed by
a qualified professional who is: Certified Activity Director or
willing and able to become a Certified Activity Director within one
(1) year of date of hire.
+ Licensed or registered in Florida as a therapeutic recreation
specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized
accrediting body OR is eligible for licensure as a therapeutic
recreation specialist or as an activities professional.
+ Possess two (2) years' experience in a social or recreational
program within the last five (5) years, one (1) of which was
full-time in a therapeutic activities program; or is a qualified
occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.
+ Valid Florida driver's license.
+ Successful completion of the due diligence process to include,
but not limited to, a Level II background check and drug test.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS :
+ Two (2) years of supervisory experience.
+ Five (5) years of long-term care experience.
+ AHCA, VA or JCAHO Survey experience.
+ Familiarity with volunteer programs.
+ Familiarity with resident care plans and MDS.
+ Experience working with large numbers of volunteers and volunteer
POSITION DESCRIPTION :
The Activities Director is responsible for the overall compliance
of the department to include; development, implementation,
supervision and ongoing evaluation of the activities program. The
incumbent works on an independent basis and is responsible to plan,
develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct a program of
therapeutic recreation and activities. To meet individual needs of
residents designed to give residents entertainment,
intercommunication, exercise, and relaxation, opportunity to
express creative talent and fulfill basic psychological, social,
and spiritual needs of residents in the State Veterans' Nursing
Home in accordance with current federal, state and local standards.
The incumbent reports directly to the Nursing Home
Serve as representative of the Activity Department on
interdisciplinary team with the responsibility of insuring the
resident treatment objectives are consistent with overall treatment
process, care plans, MDS assessments and progress notes. Progress
notes need to be accurate and in the computer in a timely manner
for each resident and evaluate recreation therapy programs and make
Administer evaluation assessment, through interview, to determine
individual therapeutic program needs and interests.
Use such finding to develop. Organize, plan and implement
innovative therapeutic recreation programs to meet the physical,
emotional and psychosocial needs of each individual resident at the
State Veterans' State Home. Lead activity programs as
Supervises and direct assigned Senior Certified Nursing Assistants
/ Activities and Therapy Aides in the recreational activities at
the state home. Prepare performance standards and reviews,
schedules, and approve leave and attendance. Supervises and directs
all volunteers. Approve monthly activity calendar of events. Serves
as coordinator for all donations to the state home. Insure that
thank you letters are sent and in a timely manner.
Maintain daily and monthly records of resident attendance and
participation in recreation activities. Maintain needed information
Do purchase orders as required using required purchasing
procedures. Orders equipment and entertainment.
Serve on committees at the state home.
Perform other related duties as required to include special events
at the Home and outside of the Home (i.e. American Legion, VFW,
This position is in the Select Exempt Service system.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative
Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence
in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the
Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to
allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees
are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with
Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.
Nearest Major Market:Fort Myers
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