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Activity Assistant in McKinney, TX at The Village at Stonebridge

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

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Job Description

The Vibrant Life® Assistant is responsible for ensuring safe driving of the community’s van and supervision of the residents during property outings. The Vibrant Life® Assistant will also assist carrying out Vibrant Life® activities within the property, as assigned. Reports to: Vibrant Life® Director or Executive Director The essential duties and responsibilities described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the basic functions of the position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is an essential function of the position. 1. Operate property vehicle/van safely for daily outings and medical appointments. 2. Assist with the safe loading of property residents’ on to and off of property vehicle/van. 3. Follow all state and federal laws when operating the vehicle/van. Comply with standards and processes of vehicle/van inspection and driving. 4. Act as a member of the Vibrant Life® staff when on outings and within the community. 5. Participate in daily outings with the residents to include assistance on and off the vehicle/van, supervision of residents, assistance with personal care, and participation in planned activities. 6. Assist with planned property Vibrant Life® activities and programs within the community between vehicle/van trips. 7. Responsible for ensuring that the vehicle/van is in proper operational order, registration and insurance information is present and up-to-date. Promptly report all vehicle/van safety, mechanical or maintenance issues to supervisor. 8. Maintain communication with the property through use of the cell phone. Keep cell phone charged and on during the workday. 9. Provide support to community’s marketing efforts through positive/friendly interaction during all property tours and telephone contact with the public, and as directed by a supervisor. 10. Must be willing to work weekends - Saturday and Sunday.

Job Requirements

Must be at least 18 years of age due to driving requirement and auto carrier’s age restrictions. Prefer minimum of two years experience driving a vehicle/van. Prefer experience with elderly and dementia residents. High school education (minimum) but prefer experience. Demonstrates exceptional communication skills in dealing with residents, staff, and families. Good physical health verified by a health screening, including a chest x-ray or an intradermal test result not more than 6 months prior or seven (7) days after employment. Be mobile and able to perform physical requirements of the job. Assist in loading and un-loading of residents into property’s vehicle/van. Displays sincere compassion towards cognitively impaired older adults. Demonstrates genuine concern for the physical and emotional needs of older people and their families. Employee must pass a criminal record clearance prior to beginning work in the community.