Trinity Health Recreation Therapy Senior Program Assistant- Sharon Hill in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania

Mercy LIFE (Living Independently for Elders) is seeking a full-time Senior Program Assistant for the Sharon Hill site.

Mercy LIFE (Living Independently for Elders, a PACE Program) has a need for a Full-time Senior Program Assistant for the Recreation Therapy Department at the Sharon Hill Center.

Under the direction/supervision of the Recreational Therapist creates, implements, leads and adapts activities to ensure that LIFE participant are having positive experiences in group/individual activities. Conducts initial, semi-annual and annual reassessments with participants. Directs Recreation Therapy in the absence of the Recreational Therapy Supervisor.

  • Energetic and creative

  • Ability to plan and supervise the work of others.

  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, and lead group activities.

  • Physical and emotional ability to perform work assigned.

  • Appreciation for the experience of older adults.

Two (2) years experience working in social or recreational programs in long-term care or program setting. One (1) year of experience with a frail or elderly population

CTRS preferred

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Job Number: 00095647

Location: Sharon Hill, PA

Organization Name: Mercy Health System of Southeastern Pennsylvania

Facility: MSEPA - Mercy Life - Sharon Hill

Employment Type: Full time

Hours: 40