Rereation Director

Job ID: 308456 Posted: 2019/11/22 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Activities City: Orange, NJ Location: Alaris Health at St. Mary’s

Job Information:

Alaris Health at St. Mary’s, a 188 bed-skilled nursing Center in Cedar Grove, New Jersey, seeks a recreation director to create and implement engaging and therapeutic activity programs for our residents, bringing fun and richness to their day-to-day lives. Additional responsibilities include:

  • developing procedures, goals and objectives for the program
  • training new volunteers
  • establishing an individualized recreation plan based on each resident’s needs interests and aptitudes and evaluate the programs’ effectiveness in terms of enhancing residents’ qualities of life and Functional Level
  • maintaining strong relationships with residents and residents’ families by incorporating them into activities and encouraging their participation
  • and above all, ensuring that residents and their families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere that recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
Job Requirements:


  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Degree in Healthcare Related field: Therapeutic Recreation, Psychology, Sociology, Occupational Therapy, Art Education, Creative Arts Therapy or
  • Completion of the MEPAP I & II Activity Director’s Course
  • Certification in accordance with New Jersey regulations (CTRS or ADC)
  • Possess exceptional communication, organizational and multi-tasking skills
About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
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