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Category: Professional
Facility: Erie County Medical Center Corporation
Department: Psychiatry - OT / RT
Schedule: Full Time - FT
Shift: Varied Shift
Hours: Sun-Thurs 1-9PM, pmcs, central reg, prov
Job Details:

THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE CANDIDATE TO COMPLETE A NYS CENTRAL REGISTER DATABASE CHECK.  CANDIDATES (OR APPOINTEES) MAY NOT BE THE SUBJECT OF AN INDICATED REPORT WITH THE OFFICE OF CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES.

 

ALSO MUST COMPLETE PMCS TRAINING 


The work involves acting as a group leader in the conduct of one or more of the less complex aspects of an organized recreation program. The incumbent is responsible for planning, promoting, advising and supervising a particular program or programs and only secondarily for direct supervision of activities. The work in performed under the general supervision of a recreation employee of a higher rank. Does related work as required. TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: Conducts one or more group recreation activities of a general or social nature such as ball playing, dancing, singing or routine arts and crafts; Organizes the group according to interest and age group; gives individual or group instructions; schedules contests and special events; Schedules events use of facilities and equipment; supervises group to insure safety of participants; acts as a referee or umpire; Keeps records and prepares reports on activity; may render first aid and assist with the instruction in other areas. ADDITIONAL ACITVITIES, IF ASSIGNED OT THE ERIE COUNTY HOME: Plans recreational activities that are therapeutic in nature 9for skilled nursing clientele), according to interest, needs and abilities; Documents resident participation and progress regularly in the medical record in accordance with Federal and State requirements; Participates in interdisciplinary care planning. FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONLA CHARACTERISTICS: Thorough knowledge of the organization and conduct of one or more types or recreational activities; good knowledge of the methods of group instruction; ability to stimulate and hold the interest of participants; ability to render first aid; initiative; resourcefulness; physical condition commensurate with demands of the position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A) Completion of two (2) years of study at a regionally accredited or New York State registered two (2) or four (4) year college or university specializing in physical education, recreation or related field and one (1) year of experience in conducing organized recreational activities; or; B) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and three (3) years of experience in conducing organized recreational activities; or; C) An equivalent combination of experience as defined by the limits of (A) and (B). NOTE: Verifiable part-time and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated toward meeting full-time experience requirements.



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