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Job Title: Therapy Aide

Company: Mountainside Residential Care Center

City/State: Margaretville, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Therapeutic Recreation

Position: Part Time

Hours: Days vary; 9a-5p

Shift: Days/Every other weekend

Req #: 14319

Job Details:

The primary purpose of your job position is to assist in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of recreational, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual programs, in accordance with the resident’s assessment and care plan, and as may be directed by your supervisors.

Education:

Must possess, as a minimum, a high school diploma or its equivalent

Experience:

None required. On-the-job training provided.

Training/License:

None

Other:

Must posses class C driver’s license. Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitor, government agencies/personnel and the general public. Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with other personnel. Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as be willing to handle residents based on whatever maturity level at which they are currently functioning. Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing activity services. Must be able to relate information concerning a resident’s condition.Must not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.