|Title:||Recreational Technician- Temp|
|Schedule:||Temp to Hire|
|FSL Location:||TADHS (University/Price)|
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
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:
- 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
- High school diploma or GED.
- 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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