PACE Activity Director, CTRS

Norfolk, VA
Dec 28, 2018
Jan 16, 2019
Full Time

Sentara Life Care - PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) located in Norfolk, VA, is hiring an experienced PACE Activity Director, CTRS to work in the Activities/Patient Unit. About Life Care:
Whether you are supporting our Sentara Life Care Residents in the Long Term Care units, our Patients in the Skilled Units or working with our PACE participants at the day center or at home, you will have the opportunity to help an individual make it through their day with respect and dignity. Your attention to detail and care will make each day a little better whether the individual is with us for a short-term recover or for long term support. You’ll have the chance to make a difference in the life of all of the residents, patients and participants you interact with on a daily basis.

PACE specific incumbents for this position require a minimum of one year of experience working with the frail or elderly population. CPR and clean driving record required. Activities you will oversee are arts and crafts, music, 1:1, games, social events and other activities. Able to communicate with and motivate residents while being sensitive to their needs; Ability to safely drive company vehicle.

Keywords: Fragile, Elderly, Therapeutic, Recreation, CTRS, Social Work, BS, Long-term


Responsible for the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluation, directing and coordinating approved Activities Program for residents of Lifecare or the Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in accordance with federal, state, and local standards and the policies and procedures of Sentara Life Care Corporation. Ensures that the spiritual development and emotional, physical, and social needs of the residents are met and maintained on an individual basis. Recommend appropriate recreational activity. Activities include trips, dramatics, social activities, and arts and crafts.


Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree -

Required: Frail and Elderly Population - 1 year

Preferred: Related - 2 years

Required: Cert Therapeutic Recreation Sp

Preferred: Drivers License

Required: Critical Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making, Leadership, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

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