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Program Coordinator - Continuing Care

Company: Erickson Living
Location: Novi
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Fox Run is a beautiful 108-acre continuing care retirement community in Novi, Michigan. We're part of a growing network of communities managed by Erickson Living, a national provider of senior living and health care with campuses in 11 states-and growing.

Fox Run is looking for everyday heroes who want to make a real impact in the lives of seniors. If you're ready to take your career to new heights, join us. In addition to a rewarding career, you'll enjoy an industry-leading total rewards package that includes a competitive salary, an impressive package of health and dental benefits, paid time off and volunteer hours, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with employer contribution, opportunities for career growth and advancement, and much more!

Fox Run in Novi is seeking a Program Coordinator. The Program Coordinator organizes the delivery of therapeutic programming to meet the physical, intellectual, spiritual, creative, recreational, social and emotional needs and well-being of the residents residing in our Continuing Care neighborhoods (short term rehab, long term care, assisted living and memory care).

How you will make an impact

  • Implement, supervise, and/or lead group and individual therapeutic and recreational activities.
  • Educate staff and volunteers regarding residents' abilities and limitations, psychosocial needs and therapeutic interventions during in-service training sessions and staff meetings.
  • Design and plan therapeutic and recreational activity programs using own skill areas of specialty.
  • Indirectly supervise program department staff.
  • Coordinate resident entertainment, trips, and special events.
  • Comply with Federal, State, and County requirements related to activity program documentation, including daily attendance, monthly calendars, progress notes, MDS and Care Plans.
  • Have an understanding of dementia and the ability to adapt programming based on level of resident's impairment.
  • Lead programs independently.

What we offer:

  • A "career for life" approach to professional and personal development for our greatest asset, our employees.
  • State of the art community campuses, ongoing expansion plans, and design enhancements to ensure Erickson Living continues to set the standard for senior living excellence.
  • Onsite wellness visits and sick care available for all employees over 18 years of age.
  • Tuition reimbursement, certification reimbursement and student loan refinancing partnership programs are available.
  • Competitive benefit packages including medical, dental, vision and 401K with a match after 1 year.

What you will need:

  • Associate Degree in Recreation, Recreational Therapy, Activity Therapy, Dance/Movement

Therapy, Music Therapy, Horticulture Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or other allied services is required.

  • Minimum of three years' experience as an Activities Staff with supervisory experience is require
  • Experience leading groups of people with varying levels of physical and cognitive independence, preferably experience with the elderly is required.
  • Flexible work schedule including weekends and evenings as appropriate is required.
  • Certified or eligible for certification (AAC or CTRS - four year degree) preferred.

Erickson Living, its affiliates, and managed communities are Equal Opportunity Employers and are committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Erickson Living, Novi , Program Coordinator - Continuing Care, Other , Novi, Michigan

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