Programs Assistant - Adult Day Center - Internship
Atlantic Health (SP)
Location: Basking Ridge/NJ/USA
Internal Number: 122093655
Atlantic Health System is seeking a Activities and Recreation Assistant. Do you want to work on meaningful and impactful projects that make a difference to the individual members of the surrounding communities?*?¯Are you looking for a program that will allow you to collaborate with healthcare leaders and fellow interns, while receiving training on the tools to succeed in the workforce? If this sounds exciting, then Atlantic Health System's 10-week summer internship program may be great for you!*?¯
Planning and organizing activity programs under the supervision of a manager.
Setting up activity equipment such as tables, instruments, electronics, etc.
Maintaining and cleaning recreation equipment and facilities.
Assisting recreation staff in conducting sports, games, and events.
Assisting participants during activities.
Performing administrative tasks such as filling out paperwork and answering telephones.
Ensuring participants' safety.
Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university
Preferred Studies: Occupational Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, interest in geriatric care
US Citizen or permanent resident
Work 37.5 hours per week and commit to a minimum of 375 hours for the duration of the internship
Strong communication skills
Have an understanding of health care environment
Comfortability with patients with Dementia
Positive and patient attitude
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status