LIFE ENHANCEMENT ASSISTANT

at Laurel Lake Retirement Community
Location Hudson, OH
Date Posted November 24, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Work with Life Enhancement Manager in creating innovative programming for residents in Independent living on a monthly basis
  • Implement programs and trips out in Independent living
  • Create and input monthly events onto CATIE system
  • Work with Life Enhancement Manager in maintaining budget
  • Room set-ups as necessary
  • Schedule rooms as needed
  • Order tickets as needed
  • Completes billing of tickets ordered
  • Attend monthly Life Enhancement Committee meetings
  • Create trip sign up on the CATIE System
  • Create informational flyers/posters on the CATIE system
  • Sets up audio-visual equipment for group use using Bluetooth, streaming & Extron Systems
  • Film events as needed
  • Performance of other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate
  • Assist as needed with programming in Greenwood
  • Other duties, as assigned

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Educational Requirements:

  • Must possess BS degree in related field such as Gerontology, etc.

Licensure, Certification and Registration:

  • CPR
  • First Aid

Work Orientation and Experience:

  • 3 years of experience in a senior setting

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good communication skills; must be able to demonstrate effective reading, writing, speaking and analytical skills
  • Must be a detailed oriented person and be able to perform duties with great accuracy each day
  • Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, & Publisher
  • Competent in Social Media (Zoom, FaceTime, etc.)
  • Competent in IOS & Android systems
  • Must be able to interface with people at all levels and with residents at all levels in a      positive and professional manner
  • Basic understanding of disease process and the aging process of the elderly
  • Ability to work in a group setting or with individuals

Other Requirements Specific to Assigned Area:

  • Knowledge of proper body mechanics
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervision Received:

Reports directly to Life Enhancement Manager

 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Computer, Audio-visual equipment

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.

 

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT / WORKING CONDITIONS:

•           Walks long distances daily

•           Must be able to lift 50 pounds

•           Works beyond duty hours, on weekends, holidays as necessary

 

Non-Patient Care Staff (21-50 lbs.) – Physical Demands

Occasional – 1 to 33% of workday

Frequent – 34 – 66% of workday

Constant – 67 – 100% of workday

Not at all – 0% of workday

Occasional

Lift 0-50#, 6-36” from floor; lift 0-30#, 6-72” from floor; climbing stairs; climbing ladders, working from heights, crawling, kneeling, running, operating machines: (2 foot/feet).

 

Frequent

Unilateral horizontal reach 0-18”; unilateral vertical reach 36—72”; bilateral carry 100’, 50#; push/pull 100’, 19 ft. lbs.; lift 0-30#, 6-36” from floor; lift 0-50#, 36-48” from floor; operating machines: (2 hand(s)).

 

Constant

Sitting, standing, walking: 2.3 mph, 0 incline; bilateral fine motor manipulation; functional near, far, color vision aided or unaided; functional hearing aid or unaided; functional verbal communication skills; working overtime as assigned to meet operational/patient care demands.

 

Not at All

Hold 200# patient side-lying while doing procedure x 2 min; roll 200# patient away/toward self; transfer 105# person chair-chair 5x/hr. with gait belt; bed-cart transfer with 200# person and assist of one with sheet; more 200# person up in bed with assist of one and sheet.

 

Category II Job Classification – Laurel Lake employees who have jobs with tasks that rarely involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues and have no contact with used sharps.

 

Job Hazard Risks:

Lifting

Infectious Disease Exposure

Hazard Materials Exposure (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical)

Workplace Violence Potential

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

 

This job description identifies the general nature and level of work to be performed.  It is not to be considered an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties or skills required of an incumbent.

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