Activities Director Full Time Days in Lenexa, KS at Overland Park Nursing & Rehab

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Lenexa, KS
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Rehabilitation Services
  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Overland Park Nursing & Rehab

Job Description

Work Hours/Shift

Full Time, Days

Adventist Care Center Overland Park, Inc.

6501 West 75th Street, Overland Park

Adventist Care Centers is the skilled nursing branch of Adventist Health System, one of the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare systems in the United States. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by providing whole person care that meets the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of all who reside with us. Taking care of our team members is just as important to us as taking care of our residents, which is why we provide comprehensive benefits, including health insurance and tuition reimbursement, for both full- and part-time employees. Apply today to join our team in providing whole person care!


The Activities Director plans, organizes, and participates in therapeutic activity programming to promote opportunities for engaging in normal pursuits, including religious, social, educational, and recreational.

Walk-In Applicants Welcomed for Immediate InterviewsQualifications

You will be responsible for:

  • Plans, organizes, and directs a program of activities in accordance with State and Federal regulations and facility policies. The programs are coordinated in a team effort with related facility services and staff.
  • The program must meet the needs and interest of the residents regardless of their physical or psychological limitations.
  • Provides for an ongoing program of activities designed to meet the needs of the residents, in accordance with the comprehensive assessment, interests, needs, and the physical, mental, and psycho-social well-being.
  • Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, directs and evaluates the performance of activity support staff or activity assistants.
  • Develops activity programs to allow residents to participate within their capabilities and to reach their highest practicable level of functioning.
  • Inform the residents & staff of the current schedule of planned activities.
  • Completes a comprehensive assessment on each resident according to his/her background, past and present leisure interests, abilities, physical and mental limitations, and activity related needs as required.

What will you need?

  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Possess leadership ability to direct and evaluate activity staff
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an Activity Professional who is licensed, registered, or certified
  • Have 2 years’ experience in a social/recreational program within the past 5 years and 1 full time in Activities
  • Qualified Occupational Therapist (OT) or Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)
  • Complete a training course approved by the State
  • Additional qualifications may be required per current State regulations
  • Oversees all Activities Assistants and/or Activities CNA’s
  • Proficient in the use of a computer

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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