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Providence Health & Services Activities Aide - Horizon House in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling an Activities Aide ( Day Shift, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Horizon House in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

In this position you will:

• ACTIVITIES – Inform residents about upcoming events in both groups and individually. Reads to residents. Reminisces with residents. Assists residents with letter writing and using the computer. Provides sensory stimulation activities for cognitively impaired residents. Provides reality orientation with demented and Alzheimer residents. Under supervision, assesses and sets therapeutic recreational goals and objectives for resident, evaluates progress or identifies regression, and documents daily attendance.

• SAFETY & INFECTION CONTROL – Picks up, cleans, and maintains activity areas to assure no health or safety hazards exist. This includes, caring for plants, and caring for house pets. Responds promptly in both drills and actual emergency situation, performing role assigned.

• PERSONNEL – Builds and maintains rapport with residents, bolstering their confidence, not rushing them, making time for them, seeking out ones that otherwise might get passed over, having at least one thing that incumbent only does with a particular resident. Supports new residents/employees in learning Care Center routines. Cooperates with other Horizon House departments and other members of the care delivery team to provide optimal continuity of care to residents and their families. Interacts harmoniously with other. Attends and participates at staff meetings, in-service training programs and other meetings as assigned.

• RECORD KEEPING – Obtains background information, spiritual and written instructions as part of the plan of care. Assist with evaluation of each resident according to their background activity interests, abilities, physical limitations and needs for meaningful activity programs. Records are kept in an accurate, neat, and confidential manner.

• RESIDENT’S RIGHTS – Respects resident-centered approach to plan of care. Maintains confidentiality of all resident medical and personal information except to those who have authorized access.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • First Aid and CPR Certifications.

  • A valid Alaska driver's license.

  • One (1) year experience as Health care provider in a health care facility or congregate setting.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years college

  • Six (6) months experince as Activity therapy assistant

About Horizon House

Horizon House is an assisted living community where most residents have more autonomy than in a long term care facility. There are 60 apartments and two cottages; some with double rooms. The homelike atmosphere and two outdoor garden areas make for a pleasant atmosphere for residents and staff alike.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 328675