Excel Care Center
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Full Time

401K; Medical; Dental; Life Insurance; Vision; Accident; etc

Administrative Functions

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the activity programs of the Facility.
  • Keep abreast of current federal and state regulations, as well as professional standards of practice, and make recommendations on changes in policies and procedures to the Administrator.
  • Review department policies and procedures, at least annually, and participate in making recommended changes.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the identification of medically related activity needs of the resident.
  • Participate in community planning related to the interests of the Facility and the services and needs of the resident and family.
  • Participate in discharge planning, development and implementation of activity care plans and resident assessments.
  • Interview resident and families, as necessary, in a private setting.
  • Refer resident and families to              appropriate personnel, as needed, to meet resident and family needs.
  • Involve residents and families in planning Facility activity programs.
  • Provide consultation to members of our staff, community agencies, etc., in efforts to solve the needs and problems of the resident through the development of activity programs.
  • Assist in the review and updating of departmental job descriptions, at least annually.
  • Assume the authority, responsibility, and accountability of directing the Activities Department.
  • Maintain a productive working relationship with the medical profession and other health related facilities and organizations.
  • Review and evaluate the department's work force and make recommendations to the Administrator.
  • Coordinate activities with other departments, as necessary.
  • Work with the Facility's activity consultant and implement recommended changes, as required.
  • Delegate authority, responsibility, and accountability to other responsible department personnel.
  • Make written and oral reports and recommendations to the Administrator concerning the operation of the Activities Department.
  • Assist in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished.
  • Interpret the department's policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors, government agencies, etc.
  • Keep abreast of economic conditions and situations and recommend to the Administrator adjustments in activity programs that assure the continued ability to provide daily activities.
  • Review and develop a plan of correction for activity deficiencies noted during survey inspections and provide a written copy of such report to the Administrator.
  • Review departmental complaints and grievances from personnel and make written reports to the Administrator of action(s) taken. Follow Facility's established procedures.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain an ongoing quality assurance program for the Activities Department.
  • Participate in Facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.
  • Interview residents or family members to obtain activity information.
  • Ensure that all charted activity progress notes are informative and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident's response to the service.
  • Maintain a reference library of written material, laws, etc., necessary for complying with current standards and regulations and that will provide assistance in maintaining a quality activity program.
  • Involve the resident and family in planning objectives and goals for the resident.
  • Meet with administration, medical, and nursing staff, as well as other related departments in planning activity programs.
  • Arrange transportation for field trips when necessary.
  • Participate in the review and completion of appropriate resident assessment items, review of quality indicators, quality measures, survey results, appropriate to Activities services and make necessary changes that correct identified or potential problem areas.
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Excel Care Center
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