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RECREATION AIDE (Permanent Part-Time)- Extendicare Medex

Requisition #2364181
Job LocationCanada-Ontario-Ottawa
Job StreamMedical/Healthcare~
Job TypePermanent, Part-Time
Number of Positions1
Start Date of Employment ASAP
Posting Date11-Nov-2021
Travel RequiredNot Required
Educational RequirementsCollege Diploma
Languages RequiredEnglish
Job Description

RECREATION AIDE (Permanent Part-Time) - Extendicare Medex



Candidates are invited to apply for the Permanent Part-Time position of Recreation Aide to work in our 193 bed facility located in Ottawa, Ontario.


Reporting to the Resident Program Manager, the successful candidate will have the following responsibilities and qualifications:



  • Develop, implement, and evaluate both individual and group activation program based on assessed needs
  • Monitor the behaviour and condition of residents during programs and report any significant changes to the Supervisor and nursing staff as appropriate.
  • Care plan and document on residents’ goals and outcomes
  • Work cooperatively and collaborate with other departments to meet resident needs.



  • Diploma or degree in Recreation or Gerontology Preferred or in related field accepted
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion for bringing meaning to residents lives by maximizing strengths and minimizing weaknesses with their residents
  • Knowledge and/or experience in working with the geriatric population including those with cognitive impairment


CLOSING DATE: December 11, 2021


Interested applicants please forward your resume in confidence to the attention of:


Melanie Bennett

Resident Program Manager




In Ontario, Extendicare, ParaMed Home Health Care and affiliated organizations including our partner homes in Extendicare Assist, accommodate the needs of job applicants throughout its recruitment and selection processes in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Accommodation needs must be provided in advance.   To discuss your needs, please contact the individual noted in the posting.

Extendicare recognizes the importance of immunization to protect our residents, patients, team members and visitors from COVID-19. As such, subject to medical exemptions, a condition of employment with Extendicare is requiring that all new hires have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.