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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Understanding Activity Director with remarkable experience in recreational and social activity coordination. Extensive knowledge of evaluating residents needs and conducting group activities. Focused and accountable with strong interpersonal and scheduling skills. Fluency in English

Organized Activity Director with 5-year track record of planning, organizing and administering activities in Assisted, Memory care, Advanced Memory Care and Skilled Nursing setting. Strong experience in coordinating and executing events and activities. Skilled in developing personal bonds with staff and residents. Committed to adhering to state compliance requirements for conducting activities.

Sympathetic Activity Director with a passion for conducting recreational and therapeutic activities to improve the mental, social and emotional endurance of residents. Superb understanding of skill-based programs and activities for residents between the ages of 25 and 99. Able to understand diverse cultures and customs and budgetary needs for activities and programs.

Selfless Activity Director with strong talents in planning and executing daily activities and encouraging resident participation. Adept at managing a monthly calendar, personalizing activities, coordinating volunteers and handling activity budgets. Outstanding people skills and react calmly to emergency situations. Seasoned Recreational Leader focused on developing robust and successful schedule. Successful at promoting and directing all types of activities for [Type] participants. Eager to dedicate advanced [Type] and [Type ] skills developed over [Number] years of experience to exciting new position.

Skills
  • Therapy planning
  • Treatment coordination
  • Event planning experience
  • Patient evaluations
  • Understanding of budgeting
  • Organizational skills
  • Activity organization
  • Activity planning
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Event coordination
  • Computer literate
  • Detail-oriented
  • Credit card transactions
  • Money handling abilities
  • Planning and Organization
  • Employee relations
  • Fluent in English
Work History
12/2019 to Current
Activity Director Daybreak Venture Garland, TX,
  • Arranged outings as part of recreational program, including shopping, pleasure trips, educational outings with both Assisted Living and Memory Care.
  • Performed assessments on activity programs to determine what specific activities were suitable.
  • Drafted budgets for programs and ordered materials that were needed for certain activities.
  • Planned, implemented and evaluated activities for Pacifica Senior Living
  • Developed and lead intergenerational activities to encourage mental agility of patients.
  • Planned resident outings and special events to mark holidays and celebrate special occasions.
  • Maintained running inventory of supplies and purchases to monitor budget expenditures.
  • Developed monthly life enrichment calendar and published electronically and in print.
  • Designed wide variety of activities to stimulate interest, involvement and engagement of patients.
  • Supervised Activities Assistant and conducted performance evaluations.
  • Worked with nursing team to identify and document changes in patient mental acuity and physical abilities.
  • Networked with community organizations and leaders for volunteer opportunities and cooperative engagements.
  • Created and delivered recreational programs for small and large groups of residents.
  • Supported safety of all Assisted and Memory care individuals with disciplined enforcement of consistent policies.
  • Performed clerical duties, including registering participants and answering specific event inquiries.
  • Instructed participants on safety techniques and specific activity requirements.
  • Planned daily, monthly activities schedule for assigned group and facilitated smooth transitions to ensure on-time arrival.
  • Coordinated and led exercise programs , maintain brain function programs, and entertainment activites for both small and large groups.
  • Transported and escorted program participants to and from activities and on field trips.
09/2012 to 08/2018
The Gardens of Sun City Daybreak Venture Granbury, TX,
  • Helped Activity Director coordinate and facilitate all monthly events, providing thorough help for tasks.
  • Planned over daily activities and events in a monthly calendar as well as daily, increasing overall event attendance with interesting and dynamic events.
  • Assessed Assisted and Memory care community needs to suggest new events that better met attendee desires and fit with local community ideals.
  • Reviewed physical, social, psychological and emotional needs of residents to identify and improve program offerings.
  • Attended daily events to assist Activity Director, consistently enforcing rules and procedures while creating fun atmospheres.
  • Coordinated logistics for special events working with marketing department and holiday events, including decor and supplies, location reservations and attendee registrations.
  • Visited less capable residents in rooms to provide daily assistance and engagement.
  • Promoted qualities such as leadership, physical activity and personal self-esteem with diverse and robust activity program.
  • Facilitated special programs such as music and memory activities.
  • Managed calendars, prepared activity rooms and documented resident attendance.
  • Worked closely with caregivers and relatives of patients to explain treatment plans, objectives and expected outcomes.
  • Conducted patient evaluations to identify mental, emotional, social and physical aptitudes, assess abilities and identify conditions suitable for recreational interventions.
  • Organized recreation and therapy programs congruent with participants' therapy goals, abilities and personal interests.
  • Maintained detailed records outlining patient treatment plans, progress updates, treatment adjustments, goal achievements and outcomes.
  • Scheduled and led specialized programs allowing participants to engage in exercise and recreation, supporting social and physical wellbeing.
08/2017 to 04/2018
Activity Director Allegiant Health Care Of Phoenix City, STATE,
  • Performed assessments on activity programs to determine what specific activities were suitable.
  • Planned, implemented and evaluated activities for Allegiant Healthcare of Phoenix
  • Maintained running inventory of supplies and purchases to monitor budget expenditures.
  • Developed monthly life enrichment calendar and published electronically and in print.
  • Designed wide variety of activities to stimulate interest, involvement and engagement of patients.
  • Supervised Activities Assistant and conducted performance evaluations.
  • Worked with nursing team to identify and document changes in patient mental acuity and physical abilities.
  • Created and delivered recreational programs for small and large groups of residents.
  • Performed clerical duties, including registering participants and answering specific event inquiries.
  • Planned daily and monthly activities schedule for assigned group and facilitated smooth transitions to ensure on-time arrival.
  • Managed scheduled events for Allegiant Healthcare of Phoenix to maximize activities and attendance.
Education
Expected in 06/1976
High School Diploma:
J M Wright Technical School - Stamford, CT,
GPA:
  • Professional development completed in Cosmetology
  • Coursework in Cosmetology
  • Member of National Honor Society
Expected in 08/2011
Medical Asssitant:
Carringron College - Phoenix, AZ,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • J M Wright Technical School
  • Carringron College

Job Titles Held:

  • Activity Director
  • The Gardens of Sun City
  • Activity Director

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Medical Asssitant

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