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Activity Director

We are seeking a full time (35-40 hours/week) Activity Director who enjoys working with the elderly to manage the activity department, including supervising and monitoring the work of the activity department employees. The Activity Director will supervise the planning, organizing and execution of activity programs within the interests and abilities of the resident population, and participate in the assessment and care planning of the residents.The ideal candidate will have an optimistic, energetic, compassionate and enthusiastic disposition, with the ability to redirect and aid residents in supporting their optimal level of social, emotional, physical and mental abilities. 1-2 years of prior experience in geriatrics, rehabilitation and/or psychosocial required.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Education/Experience: Therapeutic recreation specialist or is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body or is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant or who currently holds an Activity Coordinator Certification in the state of Maine; knowledge of resident assessments, MDS and care planning required; minimum of two years’ experience in geriatrics and/or rehabilitation required; 1 year of management/supervisory experience preferred; prior training in psychosocial behavior helpful. Qualified candidates should submit an application and/or resume to: Anne Ambler-Cote, RN, BSN, LNHA, Administrator, Greenwood Center, 1142 Main Street, Sanford, ME  04073 Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (posted 02/12/18)