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Recreational Technician- Temp
Summary
Title:Recreational Technician- Temp
ID:1778
Schedule:Temp to Hire
Location:Tempe
FSL Location:TADHS (University/Price)
Description
Are you outgoing, enthusiastic and full of ideas for fun? Our Adult Day Health Services in Tempe needs you! 

As a Rec Tec you would be required to lead or assist in group discussions, sensory stimulation,

exercise, or craft group. May be required to write progress notes, participate in and/or attend care plan

conferences. May be responsible for documentation of daily Activity Flow Sheets. Keeps Center clean

and organized.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists participants with independent or fellowship activities. May be required to either lead or assist in a group discussion. Topics should be interesting to participants and appropriate to their functioning level.
  • Leads or assists in exercise class, when applicable.
  • Helps with the serving of food according to CACFP guidelines; assists participants who need help while eating; helps to clean up after meals.
  • Assists participants in and out of vans or private cars; transfers participants from wheelchair to chair; assists participants in the use of the bathroom and, as needed, with changing their clothes.
  • Participates in the Outcome Measurement process, performance improvement initiative, and CARF accreditation process.
  • May assist with set-up, serving, clean-up of snacks and lunch, recording of meals served according to site and CACFP guidelines.
  • May be required to write progress notes, complete a recreation assessment, or attend care plan conferences.
  • May be required to complete daily Activity Flow Sheets.
  • May assist in center outings and/or special events.
  • May be asked to supervise volunteers.
  • Other duties as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Minimum Required:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work with challenging behaviors expressed by participants, i.e. verbal and physical aggression, wandering, etc.
  • Ability to become CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Ability to obtain a Food Handler’s card.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain, a Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card through the Department of Public Safety background check/fingerprint clearance process
  • Capable of driving (or willing to learn to drive) 14-passenger van.
  • If driving FSL vehicle, must maintain valid driver’s license and be insurable by FSL.
  • Must not have any restrictions for physical work for which reasonable accommodation cannot be made.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Minimum Required:

  • High school diploma or GED.

 

Preferred:

  • College courses in gerontology, social science, art, music, and creative therapies.
  • Activity experience in a paid or volunteer position.
  • One year paid or volunteer experience working with older adults, adults with disabilities, or adults with SMI diagnosis and/or experience assisting with planned group activities or recreation.


***Military Personnel Encouraged to Apply.***

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FSL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. DFWP. FSL believes that diversity leads to strength.

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