Program Coordinator Recreation Jobs Vacancy in Interior Health Authority Clearwater
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Program Coordinator Recreation Jobs Vacancy in Interior Health Authority Clearwater Jobs Details:
Facility :DR. HELMCKEN MEM HOSPITAL
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)
In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and as a member of the multidisciplinary team, this position plans, develops, implements and evaluates a variety of recreational/leisure programs designed to support residents’/clients’ health and well being in residential, acute and/or adult day program settings. In accordance with facility/site requirements supervises designated staff, students and volunteers.
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces. Be part of a dynamic team!
This is a temporary part-time position (60 hours bi-weekly) until the return of the incumbent.
Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
SOME TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Plans, implements and evaluates recreation/leisure program(s), including activities such as crafts, music, woodworking, mental aerobics, exercises, and sensory stimulation to meet residents’/clients’ physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs and interests; develops the goals and objectives of the program.
- Supervises designated staff, students and volunteers by performing duties such as scheduling and coordinating work assignments, providing work direction, evaluating performance and determining related training and orientation requirements. Interviews and makes recommendations to Manager (or designate) for staff recruitment.
- Determines the recreation/leisure program(s) which meet the residents’/clients’ needs and abilities by reviewing the referral or care plan, interviewing the client/resident regarding their social/leisure history and consulting with family and multidisciplinary team; identifies, evaluates, implements, and documents recreation/leisure goals and objectives based on individual interests and abilities.
- Monitors, evaluates, and documents resident/client progress within the recreation/leisure program(s) and reports observations such as emotional well being and social behaviour to multidisciplinary team as required. Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings and care conferences. Identifies and makes recommendations regarding community and facility resources that may be of additional interest or need to the resident/client.
- Recruits, screens and selects applicants for volunteer placements by reviewing application forms, conducting interviews, performing reference checks, and evaluating applicants’ suitability for the program as required in accordance with established site procedures.
- Provides guidance and support to staff, students and volunteers by clarifying roles and expectations and providing formal and informal volunteer recognition, as required. Follows up on complaints and/or conflicts and takes appropriate action.
- Develops and maintains a direct line of communication with residents/clients and their families and involves both in activities and group discussions which affect the resident’s/client’s life.
- Establishes and maintains liaison with community resources, volunteer organizations, other health care professionals, religious and ethnic group representatives and learning institutions for purposes of ensuring a continuing link to the community for residents/clients and activity programming, as required.
- Transports clients using Interior Health vehicle for established community outings according to relevant safety rules, regulations and standards as required.
- Performs other related duties as assigned
Education, Training and Experience:
- Graduation from a recognized recreational program.
- One year recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Valid class 4 vehicle license is required.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to organize work
- Ability to supervise
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
- Ability to deal with others effectively
- Ability to operate related equipment