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Lifestyle Assistant - Parkland

Allegro Senior Living
Parkland, FL 33067
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Our Company

Allegro is a respected leader in the senior living industry, actively engaged in ownership, operations, design, development and property management services for multiple luxury brands throughout the US, with corporate headquarters located in St. Louis, MO.

Our Community

At Allegro in Parkland, you'll discover the joys of inspired senior living. We care a lot about the people we serve. So we work hard to help you continue to enjoy friends, family, hobbies, and to provide all the little things that make your life meaningful and unique. Our warm, comforting and engaging environment will delight you every day. Demand the best for the rest of your life. Live the Inspired Life at Allegro.

The primary responsibility of the Lifestyle Assistant is to assist the Lifestyle Director in providing a full-time social and activity program at the Community for all residents and families which encourages resident socialization, improves daily living skills, expands personal interests, increases physical activity and education, making every effort to maintain and expand the lifestyle of all the residents.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Assist the Lifestyle Director in conducting and coordinating scheduled activities seven days a week for all the residents at the Community.
  • Assist in preparing the monthly Lifestyle calendar, posting the calendar and distributing it to all residents.
  • Facilitate and support monthly resident council meetings and other resident meetings as directed by the Lifestyle Director.
  • Assist the Lifestyle Director in contacting appropriate community groups and volunteers to perform specific activities and to assist in the Lifestyle programs.
  • Assist in arranging for the transportation of residents to outings and other off-property activities.
  • Assist in scheduling transportation for residents.
  • Maintain documentation required by the state for activity planning, organization, evaluation and goals.
  • Assist the Lifestyle Director in coordinating special events (such as family nights and private resident parties) in conjunction with the Community Director and other Department Heads.
  • Assist the Lifestyle Director in initiating individual resident Lifestyle programs.
  • Assist in implementing Lifestyle programs addressing the needs of the Assisted Living residents when appropriate.
  • Assist the Lifestyle Director in conducting program evaluations.
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly newsletter for distribution to all residents, residents' families and prospects.
  • Assist the Lifestyle Director in assessing residents' social and lifestyle activity preferences.
  • Assist in meeting residents' needs by tailoring Lifestyle programs to these needs.
  • Operate within the Company's budget guidelines.
  • Actively participate in the marketing efforts by coordinating resident lifestyle activities with Sales & Marketing activities.
  • When accompanying Memory Care residents on outings, must account for resident whereabouts at all times in accordance with the Memory Care Outings policy.
  • Be prepared to drive the property vehicles on an as needed basis.
  • Must know and follow all guidelines in the Vehicles policy (Risk Management).
  • Attend and participate in all meetings and training as required by Company policy and the Lifestyle Director.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing the proper uniform and nametag when on duty.
  • Be constantly watchful of signs that residents are not able to function independently or a change in resident's behavior. Report all signs to the Lifestyle Director following the Company policies and procedures.
  • Report all deferred maintenance, vandalism or hazardous situations to the Lifestyle Director as discovered and take appropriate action as necessary.
  • Ensure understanding of and compliance with all regulations regarding residents' rights.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all pertinent resident, associate, Community or Company information deemed as such.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Special Requirements/Certifications:
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum one (1) year of related experience at an independent living, assisted living, or senior nursing facility preferred.
  • Must have working knowledge of appropriate Microsoft Office programs.
  • Must possess high energy/enthusiasm, decision making, problem solving, planning/organization, and rapport building skills.
  • Must have a positive Criminal Background Screening
  • Must be able to pass a physical having no signs or symptoms of a communicable disease including tuberculosis where required. Freedom from tuberculosis must be documented on an annual basis where required.
  • The Community is a drug free workplace; associates are subject to adherence to the Company Drug Free Workplace policy.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license or Commercial Driver's License (CDL) for the state where the vehicle is operated.
  • Appropriate CDL is preferred.
  • Must have an acceptable Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record; the record must be checked annually.
  • Must be insurable by the Community's automobile insurance carrier.
  • Must not have the following:
    • Driver's license denied or revoked within the last three (3) years.
    • Two (2) or more suspensions (with reinstatement), within three (3) years or currently suspended license without reinstatement. Suspensions for certain offenses will not be considered for the purposes of this requirement, i.e.: unpaid tickets, failure to appear, underage use of tobacco, and failure to pay child support.
    • Any major DMV citation in the last five (5) years. Major citations include, but are not limited to: DUI, DWI, speeding more than 25 mph, reckless driving, careless driving, vehicular homicide, manslaughter, or any citation punishable by incarceration.
    • Two (2) or more at fault accidents within the last three (3) years.
    • Three (3) or more moving violations within the last five (5) years.
    • Must be able to pass a driving safety test while driving the Community vehicle.
  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age but not more than seventy (70) years of age. If over 70 years of age, the driver must provide documentation from their primary care physician that they can operate the assigned vehicle. This documentation must be renewed every year.

Allegro is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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