Community Life Assistant-SNF in Minneapolis, MN at Tealwood Senior Care- Corporate

Date Posted: 9/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Community Life Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Community Life and Wellness / Skilled Nursing Facility

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, non-exempt, Monday through Friday and one weekend per month

REPORTS TO: Community Life Department Supervisor



About Providence Place

Providence Place is a skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitation service provider located in the heart of south Minneapolis, Minnesota. The 190-unit community offers memory care, rehabilitation and therapy, and skilled nursing. Providence Place has a strong focus on wellness, which includes our nutritious and delicious dining options and variety of wellness and recreational therapy programs.

Providence Place is owned by the nonprofit organization Senior Care Communities, Inc.

Position Summary

Providence Place is seeking energetic, creative individuals who want to work in a skilled nursing facility environment. The Community Life Assistant will assist the Community Life Director in ensuring the development, organization, and coordination of facility and community resources designed to meet the needs and interests of each resident to encompass the seven dimensions of wellness.

We strongly encourage the application of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to: Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; LBGTQIA individuals; people with disabilities; religious minorities; and the elderly.

Essential Job Duties

  • Maintain community life systems as required by state/federal regulations
  • Promote and integrate the wellness dimensions into the community life activity programs
  • Provide individual activity programming determined by resident preference and need
  • Communicate and coordinate the Wellness and Community Life functions with other departments in a constructive manner that helps build team rapport and effectiveness
  • Communicate programs and develop positive relations with residents, family, and volunteers
  • Participate in Care Conferences
  • Attend and participate in Community Life department and other required meetings
  • Maintain Community Life department and other community supplies and equipment
  • Adhere to universal precautions and sanitary, safety and infection control policies and procedures
  • Work with volunteers as assigned by CL Department Supervisor
  • Assist with planning and leadership of special events as assigned
  • Ability to obtain training to drive community van for resident outings preferred
  • Provide orientation and training to staff as needed, including participating in new hire on-boarding and in-service education
  • All other duties as assigned

The shift(s) for this position are as follows: 


The pay range would be:


Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Must be a certified nursing assistant or willing to become certified with in 6 months of hire
  • Exceptional telephone and communication skills
  • Must have a passion for working with older adults
  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Must meet all local health regulations, and pass post-employment physical exam if required. This requirement also includes drug screening, criminal background investigation, and reference inquiry
  • Must be capable of performing the Essential Job Functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation

Providence Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse work environment.