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Activity Directors work in nursing centers where they create and implement activity programs designed to ensure the well-being of the residents. Some of their duties are identifying psychosocial needs, developing activity programs, organizing activities which take place outside the facility, and making sure all residents take part in these programs. Top resumes samples for Activity Director highlight training and supervisory skills, communication abilities, deadline orientation, good organizational skills, the ability to listen to others and to negotiate, and basic computer competencies. Candidates for this job should display a high school diploma and training courses for Activity Directors in their resumes.

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Activity Director

Managed and supervised the activity staff to ensured programs was performed successfully

  • Assessed new residents/patients to develop care plans and ensured plans was executed
  • Organized social activities for the enjoyment, intellectual stimulation and psychological well-being of residents and patients
  • Communicated with families to discuss their loved one's status and created engaging activities for these individuals
  • Prepared weekly schedules for staff
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
2

Activity Director

Implemented social program of exercise, entertainment, education, spiritual reflection, and community outings, meeting resident physical and mental needs.

  • Responsible for the well being of residents with mild and advanced memory loss
  • Mentored and trained care managers to participate in activities
  • Built strong relationships with family members of residents
  • Supervised and recruited volunteers
  • Participated in marketing with emphasis on family and community involvement
  • Developed relations with a variety of youth groups being regular visitors
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Teaching
BA
Sociology
Liberal Arts Study
3

Activity Director

Assisted in opening a brand new facility while establishing and building the activity program.

  • Managed two activity assistants while building rapport with the residents and learning their capabilities and encouraging them to reach their greatest potentials.
  • Responsible for monthly activity calendar.
  • Created a facility news program, which allowed family members to remain updated on their loved one's activities, accessible anytime online.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Applied Sociology
4

Activity Director

Planned and implemented daily activities for nursing home residents including evening and weekend activities.

  • Coordinated community involvement within the facility.
  • Maintained documentation as required by state and federal regulations.
  • Provided training, supervision and evaluation of activity personnel.
  • Conducted monthly in-services for facility staff
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Science Pre Physical Therapy
BA
Community Health
5

Activity Director

Performed daily routine exercise, one on one to make sure the need of the residents are met.

  • Planned activities every individual wanted to do.
  • Helped with their ADL also assist with reading or writing a letter for whom they wanted.
  • Trained family members to provide bedside care.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Activity Director

Planned and organized recreational activities in order to create friendly atmosphere for residents

  • Executed daily operations of activity programs
  • Greeted new residents and introduced them to other residents
  • Wrote, designed and decorated monthly calendars and newsletters
  • Acquainted residents with activity programs and encouraged them to participate in group
  • Involved in the IDT meeting, Care Plan meeting
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Gerontology And Social Services
7

Activity Director

Responsible for planning and developing programs, budgets, and services according to customer requirements.

  • Supervised activity department staff members and volunteers.
  • Developed activity programs for high, medium, and low functioning residents.
  • Developed care plans and maintained MDS information.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Activity Director/assistant to Manager/medication Aide

Coordinated and planned the activity program to meet the social, wellness, and physical needs of the residents

  • Designed, developed, and implemented activities for daily program
  • Worked in collaboration with staff to coordinate aspects of resident care
  • Provided routine daily medication distribution of the indicated dosage at the correct time
  • Hands on experience monitoring health and well being of residents and patients
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
9

Activity Director

Supported Residents by developing and administering comprehensive activity, educational, social, and spiritual programs

  • Designed and created monthly activity calendars and newsletters
  • Analyzed Resident's needs, interests, and past lifestyles by interviewing Residents, other health professionals and Resident's families
  • Recorded their current participation and attendance in their medical record
  • Attended Resident evaluation conferences
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Leadership Course
10

Activity Director

Ensured the activities were in compliance with regulatory guidelines and in accordance with established policies and procedures to ensure the on-going program of activities were designed to meet the level of interests and abilities of each resident.

  • Scheduling a minimum of 28 events weekly for a two months period in advance; coordinating home health and hospice companies to sponsor these events and entertainment for our 58 residents.
  • Coordinated special events such as Holiday and Spring Bazaars, Health Fairs, and Garage Sales; which consisted of scheduling vendors, our kitchen, newspaper ads and keeping residents and their families involved.
  • Editor of Azalea's bi-monthly newsletters with pictures of the previous two month's activities, up coming events, and resident spot light of the month.
  • Managed an annual budget of $5,600.00
  • Scheduled and managed assistant's duties, hours, and events
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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