Atlantic Health System

Recreational Activity Assistant (Per Diem), Adult Day Center

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Position Type
8:00am - 4:00pm
03778800 - Atlantic Day Center
Atlantic Home Care and Hospice


Atlantic Health System is seeking a per diem Program Assistant to join the Adult Day Center of Somerset Hills 200 Mt. Airy Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920. Hours are flexible between 9:00am and 4:30pm. 1 or 2 days each week - no weekend.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide direct service to our clients including support for: activities of daily living, program activities, and other tasks assigned by the Adult Day Center Manager.
  • Hands on assistance for clients’ personal care as needed.
  • Treat clients with respect, kindness, and patience; helping to maintain clients’ dignity.
  • Work with team to ensure safety of clients at all times.
  • Interact with clients in a professional and positive manner.
  • Assist clients who are unsteady with walking.
  • Assist with activities and projects at the request of the Activities Coordinator.
  • Assist during lunchtime to ensure calm, orderly flow of meal time experience for clients.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain client/family confidentiality
  • Ability to handle crises in a calm and constructive manner
  • Ability to assist clients with personal care and toileting when necessary

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent education required

Relevant Experience:

  • Previous nursing assistant or home health aide experience favored preferred


About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


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