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Activities Assistant / Paid CNA Training

Company: Crestwood Behavioral Health
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionActivities Assistant / CNA Trainee Role:The Activities Assistant is responsible for assisting in the development of the activity program and planning special events in accordance with current existing federal, state, and local standards, as well as our established policies and procedures. They are responsible for ensuring that the spiritual, emotional, and psycho-social needs of residents are met on an individual basis.This is great opportunity for those wanting to enter the medical field. Typical Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) programs can cost up to $1,800 and are usually unpaid. Crestwood also offers scholarships for those employees that wish to further their education after completing the program! Activities Assistants hired between now and June 2022, will be eligible to apply for Paid CNA training through Crestwood. At the end of the 8 week program, and successful receipt of the CNA license, they will be eligible to be promoted to CNA roles!Sign on bonus for $250. Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Ability to read, write, and speak well enough to provide written documentation, read and understand policies, procedures and communications, and communicate effectively with other employees/ residents.
  • Prior experience providing activities or other types of group treatment preferred.
  • Prior experience in Mental Health preferred.
  • Clean driving record preferred.Sample Duties & Responsibilities:
    • Assist in planning, developing, organizing, and leading residents in groups and activities.
    • Assist the Activity Director in scheduling parties and other special events.
    • Keep abreast of current federal, state and local regulations, as well as professional standards. Make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures to reflect said changes in regulations and standards to the Activity Director, and the Program Director.
    • Understand policies and procedures of the Activity Department. Suggest needed changes to the department heads and other staff members.
    • Be aware of the department budget and ensure that the Activity Department expenditures stay within budget.
    • Participate regularly in scheduled orientation and in-service training in relation to the social, emotional, recreation, and special treatment needs of residents.
    • Encourage hobbies and crafts. Provide materials in keeping with the resident's financial status and department budget.
    • Record and maintain activity progress notes as well as a record of resident's attendance in activities, groups and one on ones.
    • Observe or assist clients as assigned.
    • Driving clients as needed.Helios Healthcare is a proud affiliate of Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc.#zrOur Benefits: We offer qualified employees comprehensive health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D), as well as generous time away programs, flexible schedules, a 401k matching, a Scholarship program, and extensive training opportunities with CEUs that include DBT, WRAP, Motivational Interviewing and more. Our Values: Family, compassion, commitment, enthusiasm, flexibility, character and social responsibility- drive the work that we do every day, at all our campuses. These values are integrated into every area of the company's operations and they serve as the foundation of the programs and services we provide. We are deeply committed to creating a positive impact on society and the environment.Our Commitment: Crestwood is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion, equity and diversity. We embrace all differences and are fully committed to fostering a sense of belonging for everyone. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Crestwood Behavioral Health is proud to be California's leading provider of mental health services, assisting thousands of clients and their families from across the state for more than 53 years. We offer generous benefit packages, competitive salaries, and a team focused on your growth. To learn more about working at Crestwood (our culture, values, benefits) please visit our new Work at Crestwood page. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to ability during the application or recruiting process, please talk with your hiring contact/recruiter or send a request to HR@CBHI.netEmployment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

Keywords: Crestwood Behavioral Health, Sunnyvale , Activities Assistant / Paid CNA Training, Healthcare , Sunnyvale, California

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