Activity Director

Posted: March 8, 2018


Performs a comprehensive assessment to plan, implement, and evaluates activities for swing bed patients. Designs programs to encourage socialization, provide entertainment and improve daily living skills during the patient’s swing bed admission.
The activities program director must be a qualified professional who meets the criteria for one or more of the following:
Is a qualified therapeutic recreation specialist or an activities professional who-- (A) Is licensed or registered, if applicable, by the State in which practicing; and (B) Is eligible for certification as a therapeutic recreation specialist or as an activities professional by a recognized accrediting body on or after October 1, 1990; or
Has 2 years of experience in a social or recreational program within the last 5 years, 1 of which was full-time in a patient activities program in a health care setting; or
Is a qualified occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant; or
Has completed a training course approved by the State. 

Schedule: Per Diem
Contact: Valerie Alfaro
Phone: 575-751-5782
Email: valfaro@taoshospital.org


• Meets one or more of the activities director criteria as defined in the position summary. This criterion is taken directory from the State Operations Manual Appendix T - Regulations and Interpretive Guidelines for Swing Beds in Hospitals. Regulation {483.15(f)}
• Excellent Customer Service and communication skills required.
• Basic Cardiac Life Support required.