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JOB Posting: Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS); Friends House Retirement Community

Posted: May 10, 2019

Friends House Retirement Community is a caring community located in Sandy Spring Maryland is looking for a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist to be a part of our great workforce.

College graduate. Has 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program in a licensed health care setting within the last 5 years, 1 year of which was full-time in a resident activities program with guidance from a qualified consultant in a health care setting. CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) credentials from National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification is highly desired, and a member of MACS (Maryland Activity Coordinators Society). Aptitude and some training in arts and crafts. Ability to plan and organize recreational activities. Must have a sincere desire to work with the aged. Must have an understanding of the social, psychological and recreational needs of the aged as well as other types of residents in nursing facilities and must be able to plan and organize activities geared to these needs. Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm and be able to handle residents based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning. Any satisfactory combination of education, training, experience, or abilities in a related field. Must be able to accomplish all responsibilities without supervision or other employee assistance after the training period is completed, and do so without injury to oneself or other individuals. May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays to facilitate programming Must be able to read, write, and speak English as to be understood effectively by another individual. Documents individual activity program using the appropriate assessment forms. Completes Minimum Data Set (MDS) comprehensive assessment forms in a timely manner.

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JOB POSTING: Community Life Assistant (72 hours with flexible schedule per pay period);

Glen Meadows Retirement Community

Posted: May 10, 2019

JOB PURPOSE: The Community Life Assistant is responsible for implementing planned activities, assisting residents in activities which improve physical, social, psychological, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

REQUIREMENTS: Must possess the ability to follow written and verbal instructions, the ability to direct volunteers, and the ability to read and write. A high school diploma or equivalent required, and previous health care experience preferred.

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