Mercy Medical Center Clinton Alverno - Community Life Aide in Clinton, Iowa

Department:

TC246_48501 Activities

Expected Weekly Hours:

10

Shift:

Evening Shift

Position Purpose:

Supports the planning, organization and coordination, implementation and evaluation of all aspects of the ADC’s daily activity program. Assures coordination of daily activity programs in order that they operate in a manner consistent with and in support of the Missions of Trinity Health.

Job Description Details:

  1. Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Mission, Vision, Values and Guiding Behaviors of Trinity Health and Trinity Senior Living Communities in behaviors, practices, and decisions.

  2. Consistently demonstrate (leads by example) Sanctuary Values to all internal and external customers (residents, visitors, volunteers, and associates.) Create and maintain an atmosphere of warmth, propagating a calm environment throughout the community.

  3. Execute assignments in a culture that is shared and collaborative across all divisions within TSLC.

  4. Assist in the creation, planning, developing, organizing, implementing and evaluating of the community life (activity) programs of this Community.

  5. Interview residents or family members in a private setting to obtain life history information and to plan meaningful and relevant objectives and goals for the resident. Serve as on-site community representative to involve the resident/family in planning goals whenever possible.

  6. Assist in developing a written plan of care for each resident’s community life program that identifies the strengths/needs of the resident and the goals to be accomplished for each opportunity identified.

  7. Observe resident attendance, mood, behavior and degree of involvement so that department can evaluate resident progress, by noting, reporting and charting resident behavior.

  8. Assist residents to improve their daily life by promoting socialization, expanding personnel interests, increasing physical activity and continue life-long learning.

  9. Involve the resident/family in planning community life programs when possible and involve the resident and family in planning objectives and goals for the resident.

  10. Develop and maintain a good working rapport with other departments within the community to assure that daily community life programs can be performed without interruptions.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.