Posted on: June 9, 2021
This position is under the guidance and direct supervision of
the PACE Care Center Supervisor. The Activities Coordinator is a
member of the PACE Interdisciplinary team (IDT) and is responsible
for actively participating in all care coordination activities
including Assessments and Care Planning. The Activities Coordinator
is responsible for utilizing variety of techniques including but
not limited to arts and crafts, animals, sports, games, dance and
movement, drama, music, and community outings. The activity program
shall also provide a planned schedule of social and other
purposeful independent or group activities. This position is
responsible for developing and implementing therapeutic activity
program, to improve or maintain physical, cognitive, social,
emotional and spiritual functioning in order to facilitate full
participation in life.
Developing groups and programs in consideration of the needs,
abilities, and interests of the participants. The provision of
programs shall offer a variety of formats including small group,
one on one, and large group.
Assess, plan, prepare and carry out individually designed
activity-based interventions to help maintain or improve physical,
cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual functioning in order to
facilitate full participation in life.
Active participation and contribution in the IDT including the
coordination and development of an individualized participant plan
of care, services and other activities. Actively evaluates the
participation by participants, and communicates, collaborates and
updates other IDT members to assist with coordination of care as
Plan, develop, implement, and supervise the activity program to
encourage participant involvement and receive assistance from the
Personal Care Attendant as needed.
Initiating, planning and posting of the monthly calendar in
conjunction with the PACE Care Center Supervisor as well as
communicating effectively with the Personal Care Attendant to
initiate daily activities programs. The calendar shall include all
monthly activities such as crafts, special events, religious
services, and outings.
Provide guidance and direct oversight to contracted
vendors/volunteers while performing or assisting at the Center to
ensure they follow all policies and protocols.
Assists with transporting and/or escorting participants to, from
and within the PACE center, and on community activities (i.e.
Plans, coordinates with transportation and other staff, and
participates in community outings.
Monthly management of ordering/shopping for supplies, conducting
inventory duties, accurate tracking of invoices/receipts and
maintaining expenses within allowed budget.
Attend meeting and training routinely and as needed.
- Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Two years' experience in a social or recreational program
providing and coordinating services for a frail or elderly
Completion of the Activity Leader (previously "Activity
Director") course designed specifically for this position and
approved by the State of California required.
BLS training required.
- Bilingual: English/Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese depending on
Keywords: AltaMed, Downey , Coordinator, Activities, Other , Downey, California
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