Hanover, PA | Rehabilitation Services | Tracking Code: 89861

Exercise Specialist/Wellness Instructor - North Hanover Rehab

Kelly Bush
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September 28 In-Person Hiring Events
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SEP
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

Exercise Specialist/Wellness Instructor 1
Full Time 
Day/Evening Shift 

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Team Leader-Wellness, performs initial assessments and reassessments of new and existing WellFit members. Develops exercise programs for members and provides instruction. Assists in the development and oversight of wellness programs such as the Silver Sneakers program and aquatic program and provides appropriate instruction. Trains staff members on equipment use and maintenance. Assists the Team Leader in program development, community event planning, and basic daily operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Schedules and performs initial assessments and reassessments for WellFit members, including exercise program setup and instruction. Conducts quarterly reassessments for assisted members, and for independent members upon request.
  2. Provides land and/or aquatic and other program instruction to WellFit members. Provides oversight for all exercise sessions.
  3. Adjust exercise programming to meet the changing needs of the WellFit member.
  4. Supervises gym/pool. Responds appropriately to situations which may arise during the wellness visit. Provides first aid for WellFit members as appropriate.
  5. Trains new WellFit staff members on equipment use and maintenance, planning exercise programs, taking vital signs and establishing baseline measures.
  6. Assists the Team Leader-Wellness in planning, implementing and marketing WellFit programs and promotions for the community.
  7. Participates in community awareness seminars and wellness information programs.

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Allied Health
  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, and/or Athletic Training
  • ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist preferred
  • NASM Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist preferred
  • Silver Sneakers or Silver and Fit Certification preferred
  • Lifeguard/RAST certification if conducting aquatic exercise session
  • 1 - 2 years' direct patient care experience in a clinical setting

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