Group Fitness Instructor Full Time - Frisco, TX - Watermere at Frisco Assisted Living

Kindred Healthcare - Dallas, TX3.4

Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $74,000 a year
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Summary:
The incumbent is responsible for developing and providing structured health promotion/wellness and fitness programming within a RehabCare Certified Program and following Rehab Care’s guidelines, and philosophies consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices, and ethical standards. The incumbent develops relationships with the site’s/community’s residents/customers and staff to promote participation in Wellness activities. The incumbent will also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and program flexibility.

Qualifications: Education:
Bachelor’s degree required in exercise science, health promotion, kinesiology, or other

related field.

Licenses/Certification:
Personal training certification preferred

Group exercise certification preferred

Experience:
Experience with older adults is preferred

Essential Functions:
Manage fitness center including opening and closing duties, equipment maintenance and repair, maintain attendance records and other duties that contribute to fitness center’s success.

Lead safe and effective group exercise classes with a focused on maintaining optimal class attendance and maximal client fitness results.

Provide regular functional fitness screens, including a follow-up plan and report.

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Coordinate with the site’s/community’s staff and the therapy staff to schedule events for the residents/customers including “tune-up” clinics, healthy learning lectures, health fairs, and other events as appropriate.

Complete statistical analysis, client reports, satisfaction surveys, “Smart Moves” certification plan, and other requested reports per specified frequencies.

Create and maintain marketing collaterals utilizing RHB’s approved templates for bulletin boards, flyers, newsletters, and other requested mediums.

Participate in team business meetings and contribute to ideas/solutions in problem solving situations/activities regarding the program.

Conduct safe, effective, and goal oriented one-on-one fitness training sessions with community residents/clients.

Contribute to Customer relations and marketing activities including attending and participating as requested.

Participate in new resident/client orientations for marketing and orienting new programs and offerings

Develop and present health awareness topics following Rehab Care’s guidelines and

philosophies to residents/clients, family, and staff utilizing most effective delivery mode.

Function as a resource for team members and provide in-service/cross-training as needed related to health and fitness functions

Contribute to the development of improved efficiency and productivity of program clinical/administrative functions.

Create and implement programs following Rehab Care’s guidelines and philosophies designed to grow interest and awareness of healthy behaviors.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Create and instruct group exercise classes. Each class must be designed to incorporate participants of various fitness levels and participants with exercise/motion restrictions/limitations. (2-3 modifications for each exercise performed.). Classes may need to be taught on a beat and to music.

Motivating and knowledgeable

Efficient use of computers. At a minimum: Microsoft office.

Understanding of behavior change models including Prochaska’s stages of change

Understanding of the dimensions of wellness

Customer service focused

Travel requirement: up to 60%

Qualifications

Summary:
The incumbent is responsible for developing and providing structured health promotion/wellness and fitness programming within a RehabCare Certified Program and following Rehab Care’s guidelines, and philosophies consistent with the position’s qualifications, professional practices, and ethical standards. The incumbent develops relationships with the site’s/community’s residents/customers and staff to promote participation in Wellness activities. The incumbent will also demonstrate accountability for and contribution to program development, quality improvement, problem solving and program flexibility.

Qualifications: Education:
Bachelor’s degree required in exercise science, health promotion, kinesiology, or other

related field.

Licenses/Certification:
Personal training certification preferred

Group exercise certification preferred

Experience:
Experience with older adults is preferred

Essential Functions:
Manage fitness center including opening and closing duties, equipment maintenance and repair, maintain attendance records and other duties that contribute to fitness center’s success.

Lead safe and effective group exercise classes with a focused on maintaining optimal class attendance and maximal client fitness results.

Provide regular functional fitness screens, including a follow-up plan and report.

Revised: 08.13

Page 1 of 4

Coordinate with the site’s/community’s staff and the therapy staff to schedule events for the residents/customers including “tune-up” clinics, healthy learning lectures, health fairs, and other events as appropriate.

Complete statistical analysis, client reports, satisfaction surveys, “Smart Moves” certification plan, and other requested reports per specified frequencies.

Create and maintain marketing collaterals utilizing RHB’s approved templates for bulletin boards, flyers, newsletters, and other requested mediums.

Participate in team business meetings and contribute to ideas/solutions in problem solving situations/activities regarding the program.

Conduct safe, effective, and goal oriented one-on-one fitness training sessions with community residents/clients.

Contribute to Customer relations and marketing activities including attending and participating as requested.

Participate in new resident/client orientations for marketing and orienting new programs and offerings

Develop and present health awareness topics following Rehab Care’s guidelines and

philosophies to residents/clients, family, and staff utilizing most effective delivery mode.

Function as a resource for team members and provide in-service/cross-training as needed related to health and fitness functions

Contribute to the development of improved efficiency and productivity of program clinical/administrative functions.

Create and implement programs following Rehab Care’s guidelines and philosophies designed to grow interest and awareness of healthy behaviors.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Create and instruct group exercise classes. Each class must be designed to incorporate participants of various fitness levels and participants with exercise/motion restrictions/limitations. (2-3 modifications for each exercise performed.). Classes may need to be taught on a beat and to music.

Motivating and knowledgeable

Efficient use of computers. At a minimum: Microsoft office.

Understanding of behavior change models including Prochaska’s stages of change

Understanding of the dimensions of wellness

Customer service focused

Travel requirement: up to 60%