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Registered Nurse Care, Recreation coordinator

Scarborough, ON, Canada
January 16, 2020

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Aarsha Martin

****-** ******** *****, ***********

Ontario, M1E 4S8

+1-437-***-****, ************@*****.***

To demonstrate the skills that I have acquired that will positively contribute to the team in the role of Recreation or Activation programmer or aide .

A fun and friendly individual relates well to people of all ages and social background having experience in facilitating, Co-ordinating, Planning, and implementing Therapeutic Recreational activities which meet the physical, intellectual, Emotional, Spiritual and social needs of seniors. Excellent team player and good communicator.


Activation Co-ordinator / Gerontology graduate from George Brown College, Toronto.

Nursing Graduate from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

Work experience of more than 2 years.

Ability to make intelligent, independent decisions, respond to urgent/ emergency situations and initiate appropriate action based on patient- focused best practice

Current CPR and First Aid Certification.

Gained training in falls prevention program,Montessori programs, TEP training and GPA training.

Excellent work and attendance sheet.

Able to work all shifts, weekends plus on call and flexible to meet the unit’s needs.

Ability to function in a leadership role to organize the patient assignment.

Developed competency in assessing client’s strength, weakness and developing needs.

Maintain program attendance, activity records and documentation according to the department policy.

Able to do physical jobs such as lifting, pottering, multiple fitness programs…

Excellent communication skills, good customer service, demonstrated leadership, organizational skills,Time Management, creativity and multitasking..

Dedicated and motivated learner with good critical and problem solving skills.

Excellent skills in using Computer including Microsoft word, powerpoint, excel, outlook, Internet… experience with Gold care, Activity pro, point click care, RAI/MDS, Sagely and Treat.

Trained Professional Dancer


Activation Coordinator/ Gerontology Diploma(HONOURS)

Sept 2016- April 2018

George Brown College, Toronto, ON

Bachelors of Science in Nursing Sept 2011- Sept 2015 School of Medical Education, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India


Letter of Academic Achievement

All semesters

Police vulnerable sector check

March 2018

Food Handlers Certificate

September 2016- 2021

Health and Safety online

June 2017

GPA Trained Certificate

October 2018

TEP Training

October 2018

CPR and First Aid

April 2018

Kerala Nurses and Midwifes Council,

Nursing Registration(RN) May 2016- present


Recreation Programmer, CHATS-SOUTH ASIAN,Richmond Hill

(Aug 2018 to Aug 2019

Co-Ordinates and leads recreational programs for seniors of South Asian Background including Baking, cooking Programs

Experience as Student/Volunteer Co-ordinator

Excellent Training and knowledge in Gold Care and RAI CHA assessment

Lead Dance and music performance in parties

Maintain files and review documentation related to client care

Prepares calendars and Newsletters

Leads fitness programming including Exercise

Recreation Program Assistant, Belmont House, Toronto

(July 2017 to April 2018

Co-ordinates programs on various units of the home including a locked Dementia Unit

Make one on one visits to socially isolated residents with special needs

Assists in feeding and mobility of residents

Excellent communication and maintains therapeutic relationship with the residents

Succesfully co-ordinated ‘Summer Fest’ in Home with the Recreation Team

Succesfully launched a new program ‘Music Bingo’ for the residents in locked dementia unit

Assists in residents outing programs

Trained in Sagely for program attendance and documentation

Lakeland Long Term Care, Parrysound (Personal Support Worker ) May-july 2018

Provide personal care, hygiene and physical assistance

Assisted in feeding, grooming,toilting activities, giving assistance in walking

Helped clients in bathing and oral care.

Monitor client condition and inform supervisor in case of an unusual change

Provided non medical personal care and bedside assistance to seniors

Took and recording vital signs

Student Placement Experiences :

ADP, Providence Health Care, Toronto

(Sep 2017 – April 2018

Excellent knowledge in assessing client needs and developing goals to meet client needs.

Plan, implement and evaluate individual and group programs (Discussion groups, Karaoke, crafts …)

Trained in using ‘Treat’ for program attendance and documentation.

Conducted Health Education programs, yoga classes, fitness programs…

Good communication skills and maintained therapeutic relationship with clients.

Maintained safe environment and precaution standards for client safety.

Assists in delivering and feeding the club members

Assists in personal care to the club members

Assists in medication administration to the club members

Main Street Terrace, Long Term Care, Toronto

( Oct 2016- April 2017

Coordinated programs: creative movement, trivia, Montessori activities, baking…

Successfully led a Special Event ‘Indian cultural fest ‘ which 50+ clients were involved.

Designed special event flyers and posters with Microsoft publisher.

Trained in Point-Click-Care database for documentation

Make one -on-one visits to socially isolated residents and provided therapeutic recreation activities to meet individual needs.

Prepared Newsletter and calendar for the Home

Hospitals and Community settings in India

-Registered Nurse 2011-2016

Developed skills in assessment, identifying actual and potential problems for clients.

Worked with interdisciplinary team members to provide excellent patient care including hygienic care and feeding even for clients with Nasogastric tubes

Developed critical thinking and problem solving skills recognized by other health care professionals.

Skilled in medication administration both orally and intravenously.

Experience in Pain and Palliative care

Developed excellent skills in using hospital equipment and emergency procedures

Residential support worker, Govt. Mental Health Centre, Kerala, India - 2014

Assisted clients on matters of personal care including: bathing, eating and medication.

Devise and implement interactive programs targeted at achieving each patient’s individual needs and goals.

Counsel patients psychologically in order to bring about positive attitudes and to ward off depression.Assist with physically and mental exercise.

Volunteer Experiences

Alzheimer’s society fund raising program

Conducted Medical Camp and School Health Program

Languages Known : English, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi

Hobbies : Cooking,Reading, Dance, Music


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