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Fallon Health Activities Assistant in Leominster, Massachusetts

Overview

About Fallon Health:

Fallon Health is a company that cares. We prioritize our members—always—making sure they get the care they need and deserve. Founded in 1977 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Fallon delivers equitable, high-quality coordinated care and is continually rated among the nation’s top health plans for member experience, service, and clinical quality. Today, guided by our mission of improving health and inspiring hope, we strive to be the leading provider of government-sponsored health insurance programs—including Medicare, Medicaid, and PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly)— in the region. Learn more at fallonhealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Summit ElderCare :

Fallon Health operates the largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in New England and the fifth largest in the country. Called Summit ElderCare, Fallon’s PACE helps provide older adults and their caregivers with a welcome alternative to nursing home care. Participants in Summit ElderCare have access to comprehensive medical services and social support at a Summit ElderCare site while they keep the independence of living in their own homes and communities.

Brief Summary of Purpose :

To conduct recreational activities designed to promote the physical, social, and mental well-being of participants in the PACE program.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities :

  • Conducts a variety of large and small therapeutic recreational groups and individual recreational activites.      

  • Contributes activities ideas for incorporation into the monthly activity planning calendars.     

  • Maintains the cleanliness of all recreational supplies and equipment according to procedure; notifies supervisor of damaged or unsafe equipment.    

  • Contributes suggestions for supplies/equipment which may be beneficial to the activity program.     

  • Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team and attends team meetings as assigned by supervisor.

  • Informs supervisor of changes noted in participants’ condition or of complaints registered by participants.

  • Completes assigned work with a high degree of reliability and within indentified time frames.

  • Documents PACE center attendence daily as assigned.

  • Documents participation in activities and other record keeping requirements daily as assigned.     

  • Demonstrates flexibility in meeting various department needs.     

  • Communicates and interacts effectively and personably with participants, co-workers and external customers; displays a positive manner and works as a team member at all times.

  • Consistently strives to understand, anticipate and respond to participants’ needs within the scope of his/her duties.

  • Attends staff and other meetings as assigned.

  • Performs all duties in accordance with FCHP and Summit ElderCare policies and procedures.

  • Completion of activity assessments as needed and within the timelines required by PACE regulations

Qualifications

Education:

High school Graduate or Equivalent

License/Certification:

Valid Driver’s License and Clean Driving Record Required

Experience:

  • One or more years of experience in an activities program in a health care setting providing services to a frail or elderly population within the last 5 years.

  • CPR and Alzheimers certifications, or willingness to be certified, is essential. *     *

Fallon Health Vaccination Requirements:

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, members and communities we serve, Fallon Health now requires all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status. As of 2/1/2022 all roles not designated as “Remote” require full COVID-19 vaccination and Fallon Health will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Fallon Health 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, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

PM16

Location US-MA-Leominster

Posted Date 2 months ago (1/26/2023 3:11 PM)

Job ID 7177

# Positions 1

Category Other

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