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Life Enrichment Director

Company: ERA Living - Aljoya Mercer Island
Location: Mercer Island
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Free Meals!Era Living is seeking a full-time Life Enrichment Director to become the newest member of our Life Enrichment team at Aljoya Mercer Island, Mercer Island, WA.
Competitive Compensation and a Complete Benefits Package including:

  • Company Sponsored Health Plan
  • 401k with Generous Employer Match
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Leadership & Longevity Bonuses
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • The advantages of an environment that supports your development and recognizes your achievements!

    **Eligibility contingent on meeting requirements of each benefit (hours worked, age, etc.)
    Primary Responsibilities:This role is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Life Enrichment department. You will manage a team of recreation activity professionals, design, facilitate, and provide a comprehensive activity program that meets the needs and preferences of all residents and enhances their whole lives interacting with our residents on a dally-basis.
    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to design creative programs for persons at all levels of clinical and cognitive skill levels; Experience leading group activities and fitness programs
    • Computer proficiency: able to use a variety of programs including Word, Outlook, Publisher, and Excel
    • Ability to read, write and communicate in English
    • Possess and maintain a valid WA State Driver License and driving record compliant with Era Living Qualified and Authorized Drivers policy
    • Ability to pass DSHS background check, required
    • Must comply with the Washington State COVID-19 vaccination requirement for healthcare workers

      Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree required; Bachelor's degree in Recreation or Therapeutic Recreation or CTRD, preferred
      • Valid WA State Driver License, required
      • Previous experience working with older adults, preferred
      • First Aid and CPR certified or able to obtain within 30 days of hire
      • Food Handler's Certificate or able to obtain within 14 days of hire
      • Washington State Alcohol Permit or able to obtain within 30 days of hire
      • Complete Caregiver Dementia and Caregiver Mental Health training within 120 days of hire
      • Must complete 70 hour course to earn a long term care aide certificate within 120 days of hire** Not required if worked in boarding home setting in 2011

        About Era Living:If you are passionate about improving the quality of life for older adults and exemplify a values based approach to your work, demonstrating integrity, credibility, consistency, strong team orientation, and outstanding communication, we welcome your application!
        Era Living has been voted#4 Best Place to Work in Seattle 2017 (CityVoter's) andTop 5 BEST Places to Work in 2014 & 2015 (King5 Best of Western Washington!).JB.0.00.LN

Keywords: ERA Living - Aljoya Mercer Island, Seattle , Life Enrichment Director, Executive , Mercer Island, Washington

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