Activities Assistant Job at Diversicare, Oak Ridge, TN

  • Diversicare
  • Oak Ridge, TN

Job Description

Smile, You’ve Found Us!

Are you passionate about caregiving? Would you like to work with the best team in the world? If so, Diversicare invites you to apply.


We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence, which we extend to all those we are privileged to serve.


If you wish to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents, APPLY NOW!


Full Time Benefits include: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Excellent 401k plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and Sick Time
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral Bonuses
  • DiversICARE - employee hardship fund
  • Pay advancement program - OnShift Wallet


Diversicare provides post-acute care services to patients and residents at 61 skilled nursing and long-term care centers in eight states, primarily in the Southeast, Midwest and Southwest United States. Together, with our team of dedicated healthcare professionals, we leverage our diverse strengths to provide each patient and resident with healthcare serves that best meet their needs.


It is Diversicare’s Mission to “Improve every life we touch by providing exceptional healthcare and exceeding expectations.”


We are guided to excellence by five Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Compassion, Teamwork and Stewardship, as well as 12 Service Standards.


We build on trust, respect, customer focus, compassion, diplomacy, appreciation and strong communication skills to shape the culture in our workplace. Diversicare team members play a critical role in fostering an environment of Service Excellence. Our Service Standards are in place to offer support. They lead us to what matters most to our company: creating a warm, caring, safe and professional environment for our customers and each other.


Our culture of impassioned service delivery is the Diversicare Difference .

Assists the Activity Coordinator in implementing and executing an Activity Program for all residents in the facility.

  1. Leads group activities as assigned by the Activity Coordinator.
  2. Provides one-to-one activities to those who cannot be in a group setting.
  3. Assists in planning Activity Program through Resident’s Council and Activity Coordinator.
  4. Maintains attendance sheets on participants.
  5. Assists residents to and from activities.
  6. Communicates status of residents to Activity Coordinator.
  7. May attend interdisciplinary care plan team meetings and document on care plan and in progress notes.
  8. May make arrangements for movies, live entertainment for special programs, and group outings, such as picnics, ball games or sightseeing.
  9. Assigns duties and delegation of responsibilities to volunteers.
  10. This position has access to protected health information in the resident’s financial and medical records to conduct job duties.

1. Experience in long term care required; preferred in recreational setting.

2. An interest in people; the ability to communication ideas; to instruct residents and communicate with them appropriately.

3. Ability to direct and perform a variety of activities and to respond to varied needs of residents.

4. Able to motivate residents and in promoting their well being through direct activities.

5. Ability to interpret feelings, ideas, or facts in terms of personal viewpoint.

6. Must be able to evaluate resident’s progress and accurately report to Activities Coordinator.

7. Imagination and creativity are necessary.


Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Temporary work, Relief,

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