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Recreation Therapist - Health Center, Full-time

Company: Baywood Court
Location: Castro Valley
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Baywood Court is committed to seniors so they may live in health, happiness, and dignity.We are a very active, modern and not for profit senior living community conveniently located in Castro Valley. We are in search of service minded individuals with the desire to make a positive impact on the residents that live within our Community.Here is your opportunity to work for a 5-star, newly renovated and VIBRANT Community! Be a part of a team that has committed to providing the best care to our residents. We encourage growth and will help you reach the next step in your career! If you have a calling to help those in need, we encourage you to apply! Must complete employment application online to advance to next step!Position available for One (1) Full Time Health Center Recreation Therapist.Days/Hours will vary with a Full Time schedule (40 hours/week - 1 weekend date required)We are a 24/7 facility therefore one must be able to work weekends and holidays as required. All applicants are required to complete and pass a drug screening, physical exam with tuberculosis (TB) skin test, and criminal clearance through FBI and Department of Justice. The background search includes minor misdemeanors and DUIs.Our dedicated team takes the health and safety of all of our employees and residents very seriously through the protocols we've implementedThe Department of Public Health requires employees working in the Skilled Nursing Department to be fully vaccinated with booster however, a bona fide religious or medical exemptions are accepted (will be required to wear an N95 Mask at all times).Starting pay is $19.00/hr - $21.00/hr dependent on experience. Tenemos ganas de conocerte! Inaasam naming makilala kayo! We look forward to meeting you!What Can Baywood Court Offer You?An opportunity to care and serve seniors in their most vulnerable time of needAccrue up to 4 weeks of paid time off in first year for FT employees with option to cash outFull time employees working 30 hours or more are eligible to enroll in the medical (Sutter and Kaiser options), dental, vision, life insurance plans the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment. Sutter premiums as low as $10 per paycheck! Baywood Court also provides employees up to $1500 to $4500 per year to help with out-of-pocket medical expenses including pharmacy!Retirement Savings Plan with employer match up to 4%! Baywood Court has contributed over ONE MILLLION dollars to employees' retirement savings plans!DELICIOUS and nutritious employee meals for only $3.00Scholarships availableFun work events - BBQs and food trucks, Employee recognition celebrations, Theme days, Casual Fridays and more!ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:Conduct and assist with activities as directed by the HC Recreation Therapy Supervisor and in accordance with each resident's plan of care.Monitor and document residents' behavior as needed following established standards for charting accurately, timely, completely, and legibly and report to supervisor.Escort residents to and from activity programs as needed.Assist with organizing, scheduling, and planning off-site activity outings.Organize and maintain supply closet and office areas.Provide supplies for resident's independent leisure daily. Full Job descriptions may be provided upon request.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Recreation Therapy Degree preferred, but not requiredAt least 6 months experience preferred in long term care working directly with residents and familiesFamiliarity with Title 22 regulations preferred.Basic computer skills required; Microsoft (MS) Office; Outlook, Word, Excel.Ability to read, speak and write in the English language in order to understand instructions and communicate effectively with staff and residents.PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:Frequent standing, stooping, bending, stretching, and squatting involved. Must be able to push residents in Geri chairs and/or wheelchairs. May be exposed to communicable diseases, HIV and HBV Protective clothing, equipment, and exposure control training (including Hepatitis B vaccine) provided.Works in clean well-lit sanitary environment with frequent interruptions.May be subjected to offensive odors and combative resident behavior.May be exposed to verbal and physical abuse by residents.Must meet the general health requirements set forth by this facility, which includes taking a medical and physical examination, and completing the TB clearance requirements.Please visit our career page: Baywood Court provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age, military or veteran status and any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

Keywords: Baywood Court, Castro Valley , Recreation Therapist - Health Center, Full-time, Other , Castro Valley, California

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