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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Thoughtful Activity Director with skills in applying judgment and maintaining confidentiality of information. Superb planning, scheduling and coordination skills. Tactful and resourceful with exceptional gifts in creatively coordinating recreational activities. My focus is my residents.

I believe in person centered care whether in a group setting or an individual setting. Each person has their own preferences. I believe in respecting those preferences and offering opportunities to create joy and fulfillment.

Skills
  • Activity organization
  • Planning
  • Creativity
  • Event planning background
  • Resident focused
  • Ability to budget funds
  • Ability to schedule tasks
  • Communications
  • Customer service
  • Problem resolution
  • Team player
  • Understanding of religious life
  • Commitment
Experience
Activity Director, 01/2001 to 07/2020
G&A PartnersNew York, NY,
  • Planned diversified recreational offerings and oversaw activity schedule. Including but not limited to: spiritual, creative, physical, cognitive i.e. Brain Fitness, social (prior to Covid), community outings
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and socialization.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and assisted the food service department with specific additions to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of our Sisters.
  • Assisted with transporting and escorting program participants to, from and within the Health Center.
  • Provided outings with the community van.
  • Oversaw event calendar and planning for Mount Notre Dame Health Center.
  • Designed programs to encourage entertainment, relaxation, socialization, and fulfillment for the Sisters.
  • Consulted with staff and other professionals to discuss activities.
  • Created a budget for the department. Good Stewardship with budgetary needs. Assisted and creatively handled budgetary concerns.
  • Member of multiple committees. IDT, QAPI, Safety, Management, Life Enrichment.
  • Responsible for documentation. Completed MDS interviews, MDS, Plans of Care, Assessments, Progress notes, and CAAS.
  • Oversaw Activity Staff's documentation of participation, one on ones and behavior.
  • Responsible for Activity Staff scheduling and payroll using Novatime.
  • Provided staff in-service training, within the Activity Department but also Charism and Dementia.
  • Developed competencies for the Activity Department.
  • Dementia Coordinator for Mount Notre Dame Health Center.
  • Focused on Sister centered care. Educated staff on religious life and feasts.
  • Developed policies and procedures for initial opening and as needed.
  • Assisted Sisters with transition into the Health Center from convent as they have known and also from the East Community.
  • Assisted other religious communities into the adjustment of the Health Center.
  • Worked with Development Office.
  • Organized volunteers. Provided orientation etc.
  • Focused on team commitment.
  • Handled budgetary concerns, keeping all activities affordable..
Activity Director/ Resident Services Director, 05/1992 to 04/1999
American Dining CreationsPittsburgh, PA,
  • Planned diversified recreational offerings and overseeing activity schedule. Including but not limited to: spiritual, creative, physical, cognitive, social, community outings (drove facility van.)
  • Created a monthly Newsletter for residents and families.
  • Gathered, prepared, operated and maintained all equipment and supplies necessary for planned activities.
  • Promoted monthly events and activities to increase participation and socialization.
  • Coordinated and arranged decorations, equipment and assisted our food service department with specific additions to facilitate various entertaining activities.
  • Developed events and programs in consideration of needs, abilities and interests of our residents and families. National Nursing Home Week events, Campus Events, Family Picnic, Family Trim a Tree events in all areas, Easter Egg Hunt, Celebrity Bingo, Talent Show etc.
  • Assisted with transporting and escorting residents to, from and within Bayley Place.
  • Provided outings with our community van.
  • Oversaw event calendar and planning for seven units.
  • Designed programs to encourage entertainment, relaxation, socialization, and fulfillment for all residents.
  • Consulted with staff and other professionals to discuss activities.
  • Created a budget for the department. Good steward with budgetary needs, keeping all activities affordable.
  • Member of multiple committees. IDT, QA, Safety Coordinator, Management.
  • Assisted with Family Support groups and meetings.
  • Responsible for documentation. Completed MDS interviews, MDS, Plans of Care, Assessments, Progress notes, and RAPS.
  • Oversaw Activity Staff's documentation of participation, one on ones and behavior.
  • Responsible for Activity Staff scheduling.
  • Created a budget for the department. Good Steward with budgetary needs.
  • Resident Advocate.
  • Assisted with volunteers.
  • Focused on team commitment.
  • As Resident Services responsible for overseeing Activity Department, Social Services, Volunteers and Transportation.
  • Coordinator for Memories in the Making Art Program.
Customer Service Cashier, 08/1981 to 03/1993
White Oak DelicatessanCity, STATE,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Received product orders, unloaded merchandise and arranged store stock into appealing displays.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Maintained a community relationship with customers.
  • Answered phone calls to assist customers with questions and catering requests.
  • Delivered orders to the elderly.
  • Operated a meat slicer.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all equipment.
Education and Training
Master of Arts: Art Therapy, Expected in
Wright State University - Dayton, OH
GPA:
Bachelor of Arts: Pre Art Therapy, Expected in
Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH
GPA:
Certifications

NCCAP certified ACC

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  • Mount St. Joseph University

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