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Thoughtful Engagement Specialist

Company: Geriatric Resources
Location: Peoria
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary The Thoughtful Engagement-- Specialist is responsible for working directly with clients and providing services as part of the Thoughtful Engagement-- Program. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Works one-on-one with clients to provide life enrichment activities through the Thoughtful Engagement-- Program. Works with Thoughtful Engagement Coordinator to determine appropriate programming for each client. Committed to providing exceptional customer service and adding value at every opportunity when working with clients, families, and other members of client---s care team. Creative individual who enjoys learning about, researching, and participating in a wide array of topics, interests, and activities. Ability to ---keep the ball rolling--- maintain a high level of energy in planning, developing, and executing individual activities for several clients on an on-going basis, without sacrificing attention to detail or level of service. Ability to adapt to situations as needed (being flexible). Ability to demonstrate/employ considerable patience and compassion in working with clients, serving as a key member of their support team. Ability to build and maintain rapport with individuals whose life choices and views differ considerably from their own. -- Ability to accurately document client preferences, history, ongoing enrichment participation and concerns/challenges regarding all clients participating in the program. -- Other duties, as assigned. Requirements Education, Experience and Qualifications --- Associate---s or Bachelor---s degree preferred, however 3 years relevant experience may be substituted for degree --- 2-3 years working with the senior population directly in creating and executing engagement activities is preferred. --- Experience/education relating to healthcare, recreational therapy, life enrichment/activity planning, and social work strongly preferred. All relevant experience and education will be considered. A deeply compassionate individual who enjoys working with seniors and is committed to bringing out the best in them. An individual with an unyielding positive attitude that is able to impart motivation and a sense of fun, while building trust and rapport with clients and their families. --- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively interact with all stakeholders, including senior leadership. --- Excellent computer skills (especially Microsoft Office, with exceptionally strong concentration on Excel), excellent communication skills (both oral and written) and demonstrate strong client-orientation. --- Must be proactive, detail-oriented, know how to solve problems and execute in a timely fashion. --- Able to multi-task, prioritize and manage projects from concept to completion. --- Must pass background check and pre-employment drug screen --- Must provide proof of car insurance Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee may be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Keywords: Geriatric Resources, Peoria , Thoughtful Engagement Specialist, Other , Peoria, Arizona

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