All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Paid Days Off
Student Loan Repayment Program
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Mental Health Resources and Support
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Location: 6501 W. 75th St., Overland Park, KS 66204
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Care Center Overland Park
The role you’ll contribute:
The Activities Director plans, organizes, and participates in therapeutic activity programming to promote opportunities for engaging in normal pursuits, including religious, social, educational, and recreational.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Plans, organizes, and directs a program of activities in accordance with State and Federal regulations and facility policies. The programs are coordinated in a team effort with related facility services and staff.
The program must meet the needs and interest of the residents regardless of their physical or psychological limitations.
Provides for an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the needs of the residents, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, interests, needs, and the physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being.
Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, directs and evaluates the performance of activity support staff or activity assistants.
Develops activity programs to allow residents to participate within their capabilities and to reach their highest practicable level of functioning.
Inform the residents & staff of the current schedule of planned activities.
Completes a comprehensive assessment on each resident according to his/her background, past and present leisure interests, abilities, physical and mental limitations, and activity related needs as required.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Effective verbal and written communication
Ability to read, write, and speak English
Possess leadership ability to direct and evaluate activity staff
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Must be 18 years of age or older
Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an Activity Professional who is licensed, registered, or certified
Have 2 years’ experience in a social/recreational program within the past 5 years and 1 full time in Activities
Qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
Complete a training course approved by the State
Additional qualifications may be required per current State regulations
Oversees all Activities Assistants and/or Activities CNA’s
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.