• Activities Assistant

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Sub-Acute Care
    Hours / Pay Period
    St Johns Pleasant Valley Hospital
    Standard Hours
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Welcome to St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital!


    At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1974, we have been leading with our hearts as we serve the people of Camarillo, California. St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital is an 82-bed acute care facility with an additional 99-bed extended care unit. We offer a full range of services, including an advanced Wound Healing and Oxygen Therapy, comprehensive Cancer and Oncology Services, nationally-recognized Cardiovascular Services, a Surgical Weight Loss, and a Regional Spine Center.


    Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world begins with the way we treat our employees. We believe that giving something forward to our patients, and to each other, can make such a difference. We have been awarded the “Ventura County Family-Friendly Employer,” and experience very low turnover rates. We are located near the foothills of Camarillo, affording residents easy access to everything the Strawberry Coast has to offer, from limitless outdoor recreation to wine country to all the culture and entertainment Los Angeles has to offer just a short drive south. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness to a wonderful community, and together we can change lives.


    In keeping with the Dignity Health core values,the Activities Assistant will be developing opportunities for the Resident to fulfill his needs and abilities.


    This position is represented by SEIU, Local 399 and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.


    Minimum Requirements:


    • High School education
    • Current CPR certification, 36 hour activity course certification or community group involvement and a love of the elderly, accepting, experience of teaching and supervising.
    • Understanding of illness and those disabling conditions requiring long-term care. 
    • Continuously able to concentrate on fine detail with constant interruption and continuously able to attend to task/function for more than 60 minutes at a time.
    • Frequently able to understand and relate to the theories behind several related concepts.
    • Continuously able to remember multiple tasks, assignments given to self and others over long periods of time.
    • Continuous use of common office equipment and computer terminals.


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