Medical Team

ACTIVITY ASSISTANT

Pemiscot Memorial Health Systems is hiring a full-time Activity Assistant in the Long Term Care facility at Pemiscot Memorial Hospital in Hayti, MO. The Activity Assistant is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities program for residents of the long term care unit, under the direction of the D.O.N. and Administrator. This position will be full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30 with rotating weekend shifts.

Job Description & Requirements

  • Ability to read and communicate, follow direction and be open minded to suggestions.

  • Be capable of being certified as an activity director (36 hour certification) and attending educational programs.

  • Must be neat and clean in appearance and adhere to dress code as set forth by the Hospital.

  • Possess a high degree of enthusiasm and creativity in performing day-to-day tasks.

  • Understand Resident’s Bill of Rights.

  • Must possess warmth and sincerity in accepting and encouraging individual differences and in working with professionals and non-professionals.

  • Possess organizational skills and flexibility.

  • Must practice confidentiality

  • Has the best interest of the resident as a top priority.

  • Must adhere to policies and procedures in regard to the activity program.

  • Willingness to work weekends as assigned by the supervisor and to work at night when activities are scheduled.