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Company: Sharon Care Center - Genesis HealthCare
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


The Director of Recreation Services develops, implements and supervises the full scope of recreation services in the nursing center with the goal of improving the patient/resident's quality of life. The Director of Recreation Services is part of the center leadership team and highly visible with a direct reporting relationship to the Nursing Home Administrator.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plans individual and group programs in accordance with patient/resident's needs, preferences, interests, abilities, and consistent with treatment goals and interventions

  • Trains and provides supervision to recreation staff and volunteers

  • Maintains required documentation; participates in budget planning

  • Develops positive relationships with patient/resident's family and the community. Uses community resources to create or enhance recreation programs

Genesis is the nation's leading provider of healthcare services from short-term to long-term care and a wide variety of living options and professional clinical services. We are changing how care is delivered by bringing together people like you -- passionate, highly skilled and motivated to make a difference. In business since 1985, strong, stable Genesis has a culture of compassion, and a commitment to integrity, employee appreciation, and career paths for our employees.


QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor degree in therapeutic recreation preferred or completion of NAAP/NCCAP Basic and Advanced Management Course for Activity Professionals * Certification in accordance with regulatory agencies governing the center, by the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (ADC) or the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRS) * Two years' experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, health care setting preferred

Position Type: Full Time
Req ID: 334797
Center Name: Sharon Care Center

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