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Activities Assistant
Ref No.: 18-01424
Location: Oxford, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/19/2018 to 12/31/2018
NYS Contract Assisgnment - ​NYS Vetrerans Home at Oxford

Estimated Start: 8/2/2018
Estimated End: On-going 
Shift: 1:30 pm- - 10:00pm
  1. Implements programs, as scheduled on the published Activity Calendar, on time and report variances to supervisor.
  2. Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior, and degree of involvement so that activities and resident progress are evaluated, by noting, reporting, and charting resident behavior.
  3. Develop and maintain a good working rapport with other departments within the Home to assure that daily activities can be performed without interruption.
  4. Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the Home.
  5. Attend and participate in appropriate in-service training programs prior to performing tasks that may result in exposure to blood, body fluids, infectious materials, or hazardous chemicals.
  6. Report all incidents/accidents immediately. Report all unsafe/hazardous conditions immediately.
  7. Follow established ergonomics policies and procedures (e.g., a back brace and/or a mechanical lifter is used when lifting or moving heavy objects).conditions/equipment immediately.Follow the care plan in providing daily activities for the resident.
  8. Others as deemed necessary and appropriate, or as may be directed by the Activities Director.
  9. Operate activity equipment in a safe manner. Use activity supplies in an efficient manner to avoid waste