Fairview Health Services

Life Enrichment Assistant

Job Locations US-MN-Edina
Requisition ID
2023-122208
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
3 months ago(11/15/2023 12:31 PM)
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
Patient Care (Non RN/LPN)
Community
Aurora on France Senior Living
Shift
day
Hours per 2 weeks
64
Department
Life Enrichment

Overview

  • Ebenezer offers a robust compensation package with excellent benefits and hourly wages ranging from $15.70 - 21.00 / hour! Wage determinations will be based on similar experiences.

The Life Enrichment Assistant reports to the Life Enrichment Director and assists with the implementation of quality pre-planned leisure and social event's programming, designed to support senior living residents in maintaining their potential physically, socially, and mentally. 

 

Position includes:

Aurora on France is a new, innovative senior living community attached to Fairview Southdale Hospital in the heart of Edina, MN.   Located conveniently near Hwy. 62 and France Ave. and is on a bus line.  Aurora has 136 units offering a full continuum of care including Transitional Care, Enhanced Care and Assisted Living/Memory Care.  We offer employees many benefits including free meals if you work a double shift, beautiful walking paths for your breaks and opportunities for growth both in the TCU and Assisted Living!

 

Ebenezer Senior Living is proud be voted 2022 Star Tribune Top Work Place, and has received this honor thirteen years in a row. We're an established organization with over 100 years of excellent service and an outstanding rate of growth. When you come to work at an Ebenezer community, we strive to support your growth, honor your strengths and empower you to make a difference in the lives of others.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Coordinates leisure programs, activities, exercise classes, and special events for older adults in an assisted living residence.
  • Encourages resident participation, and reports changes in residents' mood and physical status.
  • Promotes independence and helps develop socialization
  • Other duties as assigned by Activities Director

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Solid understanding of basic Microsoft /computer programs
  • Ability to interact effectively and compassionately with senior living residents/tenants
  • Must have good communication and social skills
  • Must be comfortable leading activities with older residents

Preferred Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, but willing to consider others with the right skills and/or previous related work experience
  • One to three years previous experience either; working with older adults, leading activities, or working in a therapy or recreation role preferred or having formal related education
  • Preference is given to candidates with previous experience with memory loss care
  • Work experience in a customer service setting

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