Ontario, M1E 4S8
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.
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATION
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
CERTIFICATES AND TRAINING
Letter of Academic Achievement
Police vulnerable sector check
Food Handlers Certificate
September 2016- 2021
Health and Safety online
GPA Trained Certificate
CPR and First Aid
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.
Alzheimer’s society fund raising program
Conducted Medical Camp and School Health Program
Languages Known : English, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi
Hobbies : Cooking,Reading, Dance, Music
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST