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              JOB POstings Listed - June 1, 2020 .....



Life Enrichment Activities Assistant (Nursing Home)  Free lunch daily

Portland, OR 97221


Salary: $15.00 to $16.00 /hour

Ceder Sinai Park is hiring a full-time qualified member to join our team of dedicated staff!

We offer a competitive wage and benefits for full-time employees. Apply Today!
Cedar Sinai Park is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location of Human Resources: Robison Health & Rehab, 6125 SW Boundary Street, Portland, OR 97221 (Work location: Rose Schnitzer Manor (across the street))
(We are located in a residential neighborhood on a lush campus in the SW Hills of Portland, Oregon (off Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway and 62nd Street). Free parking.

Resident Assistants and Life Enrichment positions available - Cedar Sinai Park
Learn more or apply at: https://cedarsinaipark.org/careers-in-healthcare
Caregiving positions with possibility of moving into Care Coordination -Resident Assistants and Life Enrichment positions available - Cedar Sinai Park

Learn more or apply at: https://cedarsinaipark.org/careers-in-healthcare
Caregiving positions with possibility of moving into Care Coordination -Resident Assistants and Life Enrichment positions available - Cedar Sinai Park

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time (8-hour shifts)
WORK HOURS: Days (some weekend days-depending on need)
PAY: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour (DOE)
REPORTS TO: Director of Life Enrichment
WORK LOCATION: Robison Health & Rehab (nursing home)

Position Summary: Responsible for encouraging and facilitating the most practicable and enriching lives possible for our elders. The Life Enrichment Coordinator allows for social, physical, intellectual, cultural and spiritual needs to be met by each resident. This highly creative position requires self-motivation to implement programs and activities on a day to day basis.


Required Education
High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Required Experience
Minimum of one (1) year of similar experience working with activities and life enrichment for adults is required.
Minimum of one (1) year of computer keyboarding with accurate typing.

Required Licenses & Certifications
Must have CPR/First Aid, Food Handler’s Card and a current Oregon or Washington Driver’s License. Must have Activity Director Certification or obtain within 30 days upon hiring.

*All licenses & certifications are required to be kept current by the individual; we will reimburse for your license renewal obtained after date of hire, with a receipt of payment.

Infection Control and Illness Prevention in Place at Cedar Sinai Park (CSP):

SAFETY is our #1 Priority! We have stringent infection and disease controls in place. Please read below for more details. All employees wear face masks while on duty. Protective face masks are provided to all employees.
Infection Control and Illness Prevention:

  • All staff, temporary workers and visitors are required to wear personal protective equipment including masks, practice hand hygiene, use social distancing, practice respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette (cover nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing), and take their temperatures upon arrival at work, and answer questions in the log book.
  • All staff must be aware of and practice infection control to avoid cross-contamination by changing gloves and cleaning surfaces.
  • We also encourage staff to avoid touching their face and be aware of common touch surfaces in terms of hand hygiene.
  • We recommend that staff avoid wearing the same clothes and shoes upon arriving home as they wore at work. Clothes and cloth masks should be laundered daily.
  • All individuals must enter and exit through the same front door to control the flow of traffic.
  • We do not allow patient visitation inside the building. Visits outside must practice social distancing.
  • All staff must self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 (as listed by the CDC), and report concerns—including potential community exposures—to their supervisor immediately. Anyone with a body temperature over 100 degrees will be directed to the duty nurse for further evaluation. All resident and staff contact must cease immediately.
  • All staff, temporary workers, and contractors must adhere to company policies and procedures that include: Moonlighting (disclosure of a second job to assess risk), notification of vacation plans (and/or airline travel or by means where social distancing is not possible) to prevent potential transmission or COVID-19 onto the premises.


Background Check: Must pass a criminal background check.

Pre-employment drug and COVID-19 test (paid for by company).

Mandatory Tuberculosis (TB) Test: During the first week, all employees must participate in a two-part screening for Tuberculosis, paid for and administered by an on-site nurse.


The following is a list of our current benefits for 2020-2021 fiscal year for full-time employees. Benefits are subject to change at the discretion of management. Full-time employees receive benefits; time off accrual rates vary by hours worked. Benefits are effective on the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment.

  • Kaiser Medical
  • Doctor office visits are not applied to the deductible and are only a low copay
  • Dental (Delta PPO or Willamette HMO plans available at low monthly cost)
  • Bi-weekly payroll (26 pay periods per year)
  • Long-term disability (employer paid)
  • Life & AD&D Insurance ($10,000 employer paid with guaranteed issue buy-up to $200,000 without a physical)
  • Flexible Spending Account (Pre-tax for anticipated healthcare costs and childcare expenses)
  • Healthcare Reimbursement Account: Reimburses the employee $500 of a $1000+ deductible when met.
  • Employee Assistance Program through Cigna (Employer paid)
  • 10 days of paid vacation accrued during the first year, then 15 days after 2 years
  • 6 paid holidays plus 3 floating holidays (prorated based on month of hire)
  • Every employee receives a free meal on each shift worked
  • Employee Referral Bonus ($300)
  • Tri-Met payroll deduction on a pre-tax basis is available.

Essential Functions:

Creativity and Collaboration

Create a positive culture through effective programming and events.

Act as an advisor that encourages elders to set new goals in all dimensions of wellness and engage with programming.

Collectively facilitates programs while working in partnership with Life Enrichment colleagues.

Provides and updates various modes of communication for the community of stakeholders

Builds a partnership with interdisciplinary teams on needs for programming and special events that demonstrate exemplary teamwork.

Serves as the liaison to the clinical team effectively communicating on elder’s health and wellbeing.

Develops community partnerships that can bring additional programming opportunities

Elevates professionalism through continuing education in areas regarding Life Enrichment
developments and news including but not limited to Greenhouse Project, Leading Age, Creative
Forecasting, etc.

Responsible for planning, implementing, and facilitating activities that take place outside the facility while ensuring the safety of the participants.


The Life Enrichment Coordinator is familiar with all Oregon Regulatory Administrative laws that pertain to Life Enrichment.

Completes all required documentation in compliance with state and company regulations.
Interview and enter initial assessment information within the proper time frame.

Maintains care plans, summaries, and care area assessments when applicable.

Updates participation reports when applicable.

Inputs daily expenditures.

Manages vendor consent forms for accounting purposes.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time or without notice.

Key Skills and Competencies
Consistent execution of quality customer service.
Ethical conduct.
Able to effectively communicate with geriatric and/or confused residents and a variety of other people
such as family members, visitors, vendors, Private Duty Residents, and staff.
Positive and constructive attitude.
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel preferred.
Self -reliant, creative, good problem solver, results oriented.
Great written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills with the ability to interface with elders, staff
and families.
Passion for Cedar Sinai Park’s mission.
General knowledge of psychological/medical terminology preferred.
General knowledge of Jewish cultural and religious traditions a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervision responsibilities.

Working Environment & Physical Demands
Works in a well-lit and well-ventilated facility. May be exposed to confused, belligerent or physically aggressive residents, may be exposed to contagious diseases and mental stress. Manual dexterity, good vision, hearing required. Subject to frequent interruptions. Manual dexterity, good vision and hearing is
required. Hours of work can be irregular with seasonal highs and lows in the program. Regular walking and standing, occasional moderate lifting (14-25 lbs.), occasional reaching above shoulder height, regular pushing wheelchairs (100-280#), repeated bending and stooping. Manual dexterity, good vision and hearing required to perform job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Mission: Cedar Sinai Park is a not-for-profit and our mission is to provide residential and community-based care to our elders and adults with special needs, allowing them to live with comfort, independence and dignity in a manner and in an environment based on Jewish values. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Cedar Sinai Park features Assisted living, Post-Acute Rehab, Long-Term Care, In-Home care, Adult Day Services and Special Needs Care, and Affordable Housing. If you want to start your career in the healthcare Industry in a fostering and educational environment, please apply. We are an interfaith community that is dedicated to diversity and is committed to promoting an inclusive environment. Love. Honor. Respect.



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