UnityPoint Health

Recreation Assistant-PACE

Requisition ID
US-IA-Sioux City
1200 Triview Avenue
7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Sioux City
PACE Day Center
Scheduled Hours/Shift
M-F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's

Sioux City PACE

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:30




  1. Assists with the planning, preparation and implementation of individual activities, group activities, special events and outings as needed.
  2. Assists in the safe supervision of participants at the Siouxland PACE Center, special events and outings.
  3. Assists participants to and from activity areas. May involve pushing wheel chairs and assisting participants with walkers and gait belt as needed.
  4. Assists participants with personal care, toileting, showers and cueing or feeding as needed. May involve using Easy Stand or Hoyer Lift.
  5. Assists in daily clean-up and sanitation of the recreation areas.
  6. Assists with laundry service done at the PACE Center.
  7. Completes documentation, under the direction of the Recreation Coordinators, which includes, activity participation records, reporting and recording PPT disruptive behaviors, and recording supplies sent home with PPTs.
  8. Provides ongoing input to the Recreation Coordinator of participant participation in activities or refusal to participate. Reports PPT concerns to Recreation Coordinators for follow up.
  9. Completes risk reports per company policy.
  10. Protects privacy and maintains confidentiality of employee, participant and sensitive agency information.
  11. Ensures oxygen concentrators and tubing is available for oxygen dependent PPTs attending the PACE Center.
  12. Performs related duties and projects as assigned.


High School diploma or GED required. One year of experience providing services for the frail elderly population required. Experience in a community based geriatric program preferred. Successful Completion of Certified Nursing Assistant Program required. Ability to follow instructions and take direction. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members in a team effort for the benefit of Siouxland PACE participants.


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