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Lifestyle Lead (Health Care Activities Manager) in Minneapolis, MN at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Don t just live life….love life!

Who wants to go to a boring job? At Lifespace, we get paid to create memories for our residents!

We are not limited by our job title. We are one team united by our passion for service with a dash of fun. No matter the stage in your career, this is your opportunity to be empowered to create your own lasting impression.

Lifespace Communities would like to introduce the opportunity to become a Lifestyle Lead - HC (Health Care Activities Manager)at Friendship Village of Bloomington, a CCRC community located in West Bloomington near the corner of Highways 494 & 169.

The Lifestyle Lead is responsible for managing the health care activity programs. Position plans and implements activities, supervises the health care lifestyle team and manages a volunteer force. This position is a member of the interdisciplinary care team. Is responsible for performing or delegating the completion of resident interviews, assessments, care plans and progress notes.

A few other details about the role:

  • Design therapeutic programs appropriate based on resident interests and ability. Assess each resident s leisure and lifestyle interest upon admission. Organize the scheduling of therapeutic activities for resident participation both individually as well as in groups. Create activities within and outside of the community with events to stimulate and promote resident interest and general well-being.
  • Motivate residents to participate in daily planned activities. Create, write and update care plans and therapeutic activity programming.
  • Ensure resident satisfaction levels are achieved through quality and hospitality services and initiatives.
  • Actively participate in resident care conference meetings.
  • Provide accurate documentation electronically for resident assessments, MDS, care plans, progress notes, interest surveys, behaviors and safety concerns.
  • Directly responsible for hiring, scheduling, training, performance management and corrective action. Ensure scheduled, total and overtime hours are within budget.
  • Recruit, orientate and direct volunteer team, including selecting appropriate volunteer candidates for specific assignments.
  • Lead activity for individual as well as group programs; documenting participation and resident achievement levels.
  • Responsible for team member engagement, relations, recognition and retention.
  • Ensure operating, inventory and labor budget parameters are achieved.
  • Coordinate the transportation of residents to and from recreational areas to participate in scheduled programs.
  • Oversee the promoting and publication of activity programming brochures and calendars.
  • As assigned, participate in resident committees. Provide written and oral reports of activities at the Quality
  • Assurance Committee meeting.
  • Assist in the development of department policies.
  • Implement and assist in evaluating the progress of strategic plan initiatives.
  • Comply with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations; maintains knowledge of and follows all company policies and procedures.
  • Obtain knowledge and demonstrate the principles of Living Lifespace, person directed care and successful aging philosophies and their inherent core values of commitment, respect, compassion, dedication, team work and quality.
  • Team member will support, actively participate and act in accordance with the principles of the Living Lifespace service culture and be familiar with and fluent in the language and service pillars of Living Lifespace.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance at work and meetings.

Lifespace has enjoyed over 40 years of success and this is just the beginning. With new opportunities, continued growth, and the support from your Lifespace family get ready to ignite your life and experience Living Lifespace.

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW:
Lifespace Communities, Inc headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, is the nation's tenth largest senior living provider of non-profit retirement communities. The organization has annual revenue of over $250 million and employs over 2,800 team members. Lifespace Communities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Through more than 40 years of existence, Lifespace has remained true to its founding ideal: to help create exceptional, financially sound communities where people could enjoy a more rewarding and secure retirement. The organization is committed to excellence and innovation in creating communities that celebrate the lives of seniors. Lifespace serves over 5,000 residents.


The Lifespace Communities are as follows:

Abbey Delray - Delray Beach, FL
Beacon Hill - Lombard, IL
Deerfield Retirement Community - Urbandale, IA
Friendship Village Of South Hills - Upper St. Claire, PA
Harbour's Edge - Delray Beach, FL
The Waterford - Juno Beach, FL Abbey Delray South - Delray Beach, FL
Claridge Court - Prairie Village, KS
Friendship Village Of Bloomington - Bloomington, MN
Grand Lodge At The Preserve - Lincoln, NE
Oak Trace - Downers Grove, IL
Village On The Green - Longwood, FL