LOCATION: Sunnyside
3935 Sunnyside Dr., Suite A
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
DEPARTMENT: Health Care Activities
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The primary responsibilities of the Health Care Activities Assistant are to assist in implementing therapeutic recreation programs and carry out appropriate activities for all levels of care. Responsibilities include but are not limited to preparing and setting up for activities, leading groups, transporting residents to and from activities, maintaining written records of resident participation in group and individual activities, working individually with both ambulatory and immobile residents and reporting any positive or negative changes in the resident’s status to the Health Care Activities Coordinator.
  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required
  • Prior work experience in the long-term care industry or working with older adults preferred
  • Ability to communicate with older population with varying mental and physical capabilities
  • Ability to work with confidential information and maintain its’ integrity
  • Sincere interest in working with the elderly
  • Be creative, positive, energetic, organized and patient
  • CPR and First Aid certified or ability to obtain
  • Current Virginia driver’s license and meets driver eligibility requirement per Sunnyside policy HR.069 as well as ability to drive a 14 passenger wheelchair bus
  • Strong customer service skills; maintain a hospitality approach when engaging all individuals
SHIFT/HOURS: 16 hours per week working evenings and every other weekend. Schedule may vary depending on activity and resident need.
CONTACT: Cori Morris, Human Resources Coordinator
Fax: (540) 568-8233
Applications available on-site 7 days a week
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
DATE LISTED: April 8, 2016
Our online application is .pdf format which requires Adobe Reader to open. If you experience difficulties opening the application, try downloading Adobe Reader to your computer. Please print the application and complete. You may then either scan the application to email, fax, or mail to Cori Morris. We also have applications available at the Sunnyside Corson Lobby 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., seven days a week. Thank you for your interest in Sunnyside!