American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Job & Internship Opportunities

Life Enrichment Intern

Franke at Seaside

Location: Mt. Pleasant, SC
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

Posted On: 01/16/2015

Population Age: Older Adults
Population Characteristics: Geriatrics
Primary Setting: Long-Term Care Facility
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 2

Stipends or Other Benefits: No

Responsibilities • 50-75% of time will be spent in the skilled nursing unit (Keil Healthcare) • Facilitate and monitor daily activity programming, documenting 1:1 interactions as well as moods and behaviors using CareTracker • Interview new and current residents utilizing the Med-Pass Activities Evaluation form • Review resident medical charts for health and general information to better support resident care through life enrichment activities • Begin learning and using MDS 3.0 for documentation of resident participation, as well as for new admissions, quarterly and annual assignments • Learn how to create an individualized care plan for each resident – addressing needs, wants and goals to better each person’s quality of life • Document, through progress notes, on Medicare residents throughout the lifecycle of their stay (5, 14, 30, 60 and 90 days) as well as long-term care residents (quarterly and annually) • Utilize various programs to create monthly activity calendars to detail resident programming • Additional responsibilities include assisting with daily activities and tasks with assisted living and Pavilion (memory care) • Remaining time will be utilized to understand and facilitate programming with independent residents of the CCRC • Create and host meaningful activities for residents within all levels of care • Modify and adapt activities to resident levels, ensuring complete participation from those residents who have shown an interest • Assist with all outings, whether across campus or in the community • Lead programs such as daily exercise, socials, bingo, bridge, art classes, etc.

Contact Information

Kathryn Walker


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