Activity Worker 2

City Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows
Job ID 2022-15458
General and Clinical Support - Allied Health Support
Posting Date
2 months ago(5/5/2022 2:58 PM)
Employment Type
Casual
FTE
0.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
Various
Program/Service
Long Term Care & Assisted Living

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers, are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others?

 

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

 

We have an exciting Casual opportunity for Activity Workers to join our team at Baillie House – Ridge Meadows Hospital located in Maple Ridge, BC.

 

This vacancy is subject to the requirements of the Facility Staff Assignment Order (the “SSO”) issued by the Fraser Health’s Medical Health Officer further to the Order issued by the Provincial Health Officer on April 10, 2020 (amended April 15, 2020) (the “PHO Order”). While these Orders are in effect the successful applicant to this vacancy will be limited to working in only one (1) private long-term care hospital, licensed long-term care facility, registered assisted living facility, stand-alone extended care hospital or provincial mental health facility (the “Facilities”).

 

Effective October 26th, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

 

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you.

 

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

 

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Detailed Overview

Performs a variety of duties to assist with the social/recreational program in Long Term Care. These duties include group and individual activity programs including bus outings, maintaining related records and providing input into the program activities.

Responsibilities


  1. Under the direction of the Recreation Therapist, plans, prepares and carries out individual and group activities, such as table games, current events, sports activities, music, special events and community outings.

  2. Provides input and feedback with respect to program activities at regular planning meetings, such as resident participation during activities.

  3. Accompanies residents on community outings.

  4. Participates in team conferences, staff meetings, in-service education and provides input to resident care conferences.

  5. Organizes materials required for programs and advises the Recreation Therapist of supply needs.

  6. Accesses resident comfort funds for outings and shopping and completes documentation relating to use of resident monies.

  7. Provides direction to volunteers during activity programs and demonstrates related techniques as required.

  8. Organizes and maintains program activity areas.

  9. Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Grade 12, completion of recognized recreational courses plus two (2) years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal effectively with others.

  • Ability to teach.

  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

  • Ability to organize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

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