Casual Program Assistant at the Mt. Diablo Health Center

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Choice In Aging

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We need to build a list of substitutes for Program Assistants. This is a casual or on call position, which fills shifts when employees are on vacation or out ill. The center operates Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Hours and days of work vary.

The Position:
 Lead and support participants in program activities under the direction of the Activity Coordinator.
 Assist participants as needed and encourage participation.
 Provide safety supervision, emotional support and behavior management.
 Assist participants with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’S) including ambulation and toileting.
 Prepare for meal service, assist with serving meals/snacks, fluids and responsible for AM/PM clean-up.
 Maintain clean program areas.
 Responsible for daily record keeping.

Qualifications:
 Social, friendly, kind. Enjoy working with seniors.
 Ability to work with a team.
 Ability to observe and respond to needs of participants with disabilities.
 Good oral and written communication skills in English. Bilingual a plus: Spanish, Russian or Farsi.
 Prefer some experience working with seniors or people with disabilities or dementia, but will train the right
candidate.
 Physical ability to lead exercise therapy assist with participant transfers when needed.
 18 years or older, high school diploma or equivalent.

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About Choice In Aging

Location:

490 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523, US

Mission Statement

Our purpose is to provide a program of coordinated restorative, health maintenance and support services to disabled adults and senior citizens. Our goal is to enable participants to maintain their optimal functioning level and remain living at home.

Description

Our program is comprised of three focuses - Adult Day Health Care, Social Day Services and Alzheimer's Day Care and Resource Center. In our Adult Day Health Care program we provide health maintenance services for the elderly and disabled adults. Services are provided by a team of health care professionals which include nurses, occupational, physical, speech therapists, a social worker and activity staff. Our Social Day Services offer planned social and recreational activities in a supervised setting. Participants enjoy activities such as art, gardening, current events discussions and muscial entertainment. In our award winning program, adults with Alzheimer's and other related dementias join with a professionally trained, caring staff in a supportive and safe environment.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

490 Golf Club RoadPleasant Hill, CA 94523

(37.9744,-122.07301)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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