Program Facilitator - Full-time

Description

The Program Facilitator is responsible for carrying out the activities during specified duty hours and ensuring the quality of care by assisting with ameliorating to improve deficit areas.

  • Demonstrates ability to assist and evaluate in the patient admission process.
  • Facilitates groups to meet facility and patient needs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of individual residents’ histories, current progress, and personal issues or difficulties.
  • Demonstrates ability to interact effectively with residents, including the ability to de-escalate residents with verbal interventions.
  • Assists residents in promptly following through with programming issues and medical and community appointments.
  • Demonstrates ability to interact appropriately with residents during programming by role modeling and encouraging them to complete assigned projects.
  • Demonstrates ability to oversee exams.
  • Reads all staff memos, staff communication notes, resident case management notes, and physician notes and summaries.
  • Community Involvement: Demonstrates knowledge of community resources and coordinates community volunteer projects.
  • Initiates assignments without hesitation and, when completed, seeks out other assignments.
  • Demonstrates ability to accomplish assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Displays willingness to work additional hours when necessary.
  • Assists residents in purchasing appropriate amounts and types of food items as outlined by weekly menus.
  • Monitors and assists residents in preparing meals that have been planned.
  • Ensuring that an appropriate curriculum is facilitated to residents.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate classroom management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of resident’s deficits as it applies to a group function.
  • Ensures that residents participate appropriately in a group setting.
  • Delegating appropriate staff to assist in working with residents.
  • Reports daily progress to Program Directors.
  • Documents on resident’s progress daily and services provided.
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate resident’s performance and deficits adequately.
  • ADL’s Assistance: Assists residents in performing and completing ADLs as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Job Requirements

Education Required

  • Minimum of high-school degree or equivalent and 20 hours of college credits.

Additional Information

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Must be certified in AHA BLS and ABC 101
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and a good driving record.
  • Must be knowledgeable of and practice infection control and Universal Precautions at all times.
  • Must obtain a tuberculosis test within the first 14 days of employment and annually after that.
  • Must pass a criminal background, misconduct registry, and OIG/GSA Sanction check.