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Providence Life Enrichment Coordinator - Beaverton Day Center in Hillsboro, Oregon


Providence is calling a Life Enrichment Coordinator - Beaverton Day Center (1.0 FTE, Days) to Elderplace Beaverton in Hillsboro, OR

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We are seeking a Life Enrichment Coordinator - Beaverton Day Center that will plan, organize, direct, and participate in a broad program of recreational services appropriate for the participants of Providence ElderPlace. This position may work evenings and weekend at ElderPlace Housing sites based upon the needs of residents at each site.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Plan a comprehensive program tailored to the needs and abilities of the geriatric participant, which promote optimum health, independence, and self-care

  • Provide program enrichment through the use of available community resources

  • Schedule and coordinate the assignments of activities aides; provide input on performance evaluations and disciplinary actions to center manager as requested

  • Evaluate the geriatric participant's functional status in relation to participation in recreational activities

  • Establish realistic goals and set up a plan utilizing recreational therapy techniques

  • Re-evaluate goal achievement on a regular basis

  • Provide a variety of activities for each participant each day and direct geriatric participants throughout the day's events

  • Identify needs and make referrals to staff as appropriate to help ensure the individual needs of each geriatric participant are met

  • Record initial and interim evaluation, make appropriate notes on each geriatric participant's progress, and schedules geriatric participants for individualized attention as appropriate

  • Cooperate with center staff to ensure input on the daily scheduling of activities

  • Serve as a member of the interdisciplinary team, and operate, manage within the confines of the approved budget

  • Maintain the order and cleanliness of the activity areas and equipment

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Activity Coordinator Certification for candidates without a Bachelor's Degree

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification for Health Care Provides must be obtained within one (1) month of hire

  • Experience in participant assessments and care planning

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy, Art Therapy, Music Therapy or Occupational Therapy

  • Coursework/Training: Training on working with cognitively impaired adults, frail elderly, and/or adults with mental and emotional disabilities

  • Experience leading therapeutic group activities, discussions, etc.

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P352234
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Behavioral Health
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 5014 PACE OR BEAVERTON 4
Address: OR Hillsboro 10690 NE Cornell Rd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.