Under the supervision of the Director of Therapy Services and Cardiac Rehabilitation Supervisor, the fitness instructor plans, organizes and implements fitness classes. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission and values.
Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent
Plans, coordinates, and executes fitness classes. Conforms to recognized yoga/exercise techniques, procedures, and established standards. Adheres to the philosophy and objectives of the hospital. 80%
Participates in inservice programs, workshops and meetings to advance current knowledge in field of fitness/wellness. Represents the department when indicated. 5%
Reviews all appropriate paperwork and class roster prior to class. Interviews participants, when appropriate, prior to class to assess appropriateness of participation. 10%
Performs other work duties as assigned. 5%
Certification or membership in professional fitness organization (NASM, NSCA, ACSM, ACE, AFAA, COOPER, or ISSA) preferred. Certified in yoga or pilates preferred. Must be certified in CPR.
Must have 2-3 years of fitness training or related experience. The classes provided by the fitness instructor will be consistent with the age specific related needs of the clients. The instructor is competent to instruct adult and geriatric adult clients.
Employee is required to sit occasionally, stand continuously and walk frequently. Employee must lift/carry a light (1-20 lbs.). Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs. with assistance. Employee is continuously required to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, climb, lift waist to overhead. Employee is continuously required to reach forward and reach overhead. For repetitive action, employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping and pushing/pulling. Employee is continuously exposed to electrical hazards and CRT terminal work. Employee is occasionally exposed to blood borne pathogens. (Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously: 67-100%) The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.
Job Relationships: Member of a health care team that interacts regularly with employees
Takes direction from: Director of Therapy Services
Provides direction to: n/a
Supervised by: Director of Therapy Services
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the community. Using talents and resources responsibly, our medical staff, employees and volunteers provide care for the whole person with compassion, professional excellence, and respect for each other and those we serve.
Core Values: Human Dignity, Compassion, Justice, Excellence, and Stewardship.
Human Dignity: We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.
Compassion: We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were members of our family.
Justice: We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the common good.
Excellence: We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.
Stewardship: We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.
FACES - Friendly - Available - Caring - Efficient - Safe
Communication Standards: Promotes and provides courteous and effective communication with internal and external customers.