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Part-Time Activities Assistant in Forsyth, IL at Hickory Point Christian Village

Date Posted: 3/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Forsyth, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Hickory Point Christian Village - Christian Horizons (CH) has grown from one nursing home over 50 years ago to one of the largest faith-based not-for-profits in the country with 13 communities across 4 states. The CH family of ministries also includes Senior Care Pharmacy, CareLink nurse-guided care and Safe Haven Hospice. Experience a new pathway to senior living – a future in which older adults thrive.

We offer a place to live your faith, a place to grow and be valued. As a faith-based organization, we strive to provide resident-centered, cost-effective health care programs and services to each and every resident in our community.

We are seeking an Activities Assistant to assist the Activities Director in implementing activities in compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate requirements. 

We offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Generous PTO Program
  • Health (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life (employer paid), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Accident, & Critical Illness
  • 403(b), Flex Spending, & Dependent Care
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Discounts and Other Perks

  • Implement a program of individual and group activities as assigned.
  • Assist in reviewing and updating Resident assessments as necessary, in compliance with corporate guidelines.
  • Use the Resident assessment protocols (RAPs) to determine whether to proceed to care planning for concerns related to a Resident’s activity program needs.
  • Document activity interests, needs, and concerns of Residents in their care plans for review.
  • Ensure quality customer service to the Residents, families, and staff the department serves.
  • Foster self-respect and a feeling of worth in each Resident by consistent kindness, understanding, and patience in their care.
  • Organize and maintain all records necessary.
  • Come to work as scheduled and consistently demonstrate dependability and punctuality.
  • Participate in in-services and activities as required.
  • Consistently work cooperatively with Residents, staff, volunteers, and families to ensure Residents are receiving the best quality care.
  • Observe all community policies and procedures, including but not limited to safety, infection control, Residents’ rights, and those contained in the employee handbook.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all protected health information whether electronic, written, or oral exposed to either during the course of assigned duties or as a result of an incidental disclosure.
  • Apply the Minimum Necessary Standard in all matters related to Residents’ protected health information.
  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • 18 year of age required.
  • Activities certification course preferred.
  • Able to follow written and oral directions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively and deal tactfully with personnel, Residents, families, and visitors.
  • Pass background check before and during employment, as defined by Christian Horizons’ background check policy, with no disqualifications by committing or attempting to commit one or more of the offenses defined within.