Dignity Health Activities Assistant in CAMARILLO, California

Overview

Welcome to St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital.

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1974, we have been leading with our hearts as we serve the people of Camarillo, California. St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital is an 82-bed acute care facility with an additional 99-bed extended care unit. We offer a full range of services, including an advanced Wound Healing and Oxygen Therapy, comprehensive Cancer and Oncology Services, nationally-recognized Cardiovascular Services, a Surgical Weight Loss, and a Regional Spine Center.

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world begins with the way we treat our employees. We believe that giving something forward to our patients, and to each other, can make such a difference. We have been awarded the “Ventura County Family-Friendly Employer,” and experience very low turnover rates. We are located near the foothills of Camarillo, affording residents easy access to everything the Strawberry Coast has to offer, from limitless outdoor recreation to wine country to all the culture and entertainment Los Angeles has to offer just a short drive south. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness to a wonderful community, and together we can change lives.

Responsibilities

In keeping with the Dignity Health core values,the Activities Assistant will be developing opportunities for the Resident to fulfill his needs and abilities.

Requires high school education, current CPR certification, 36 hour activity course or community group involvement and a love of the elderly, accepting, experience of teaching and supervising.

  • Understanding of illness and those disabling conditions requiring long-term care.

  • Continuously able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption and continuously able to attend to task/function for more than 60 minutes at a time.

  • Frequently able to understand and relate to the theories behind several related concepts.

  • Continuously able to remember multiple tasks, assignments given to self and others over long periods of time.

  • Continuous use of common office equipment and computer terminals.

This position is represented by SEIU, UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

KEY WORDS: CPR, SUB-ACUTE, COMMUNITY, activities assistant, sub acute

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Requires high school education

  • current CPR certification

  • 36 hour activity course or community group involvement and a love of the elderly, accepting, experience of teaching and supervising.

Special Skills:

  • Understanding of illness and those disabling conditions requiring long-term care.

  • Continuously able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption and continuously able to attend to task/function for more than 60 minutes at a time.

  • Frequently able to understand and relate to the theories behind several related concepts.

  • Continuously able to remember multiple tasks, assignments given to self and others over long periods of time.

  • Continuous use of common office equipment and computer terminals.

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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this telephone number.

Job ID 2018-52354

Employment Type Part Time

Department Sub-Acute Care

Hours / Pay Period 64

Facility St Johns Pleasant Valley Hospital

Shift Day

Location CAMARILLO

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 8am-4:30pm