Exercise Specialist

Lake Health Mentor , OH 44060

Posted 2 weeks ago

8744

Are you interested in becoming part of an outstanding team of fitness professionals who provide amazing fitness experiences to members and guests each and every day? We currently have the following opportunity for an energetic, skilled, and customer-focused individual like you to become part of Lake Health's LiveHealthy team

Position Summary:
Under the direct supervision of the Fitness Manager, the Exercise Specialist is responsible for physical assessments, exercise prescription, exercise floor coverage, equipment cleanliness/preventive maintenance, policy enforcement, member exercise incentive programming and delivering excellent customer service at all times.

Essential Job Functions:

Makes regular rounds of the exercise floor zones to ensure safety and assist members and guests with any exercise related issues or questions they may have.

Serves as "Manager on Duty" when scheduled to work evenings and weekends as assigned.

Supports the department's promotional strategy to generate maximum participation in all fitness activities and programs.

Schedules and administers computerized health risk appraisal and physical fitness assessment to new and existing members.

Prescribes individual exercise programs that follow ACSM established guidelines based on assessment and member goals.

Follows the equipment cleaning and preventive maintenance checklist. Inspect and clean all equipment daily.

Follows established procedure when exercise equipment malfunctions to ensure the equipment is operational within 24 hours, including posting of the appropriate status signage, notifying the Manager and recording the problem in the equipment log located at the Fitness Desk.

Develops and implements exercise incentive programs to motivate and enhance consistency and retention. Maintains current information on all center programs, services and activities and promotes regularly.

Displays proficiency in the operation of the computer hardware and Motionsoft club management software.

Serves as "Manager on Duty" when scheduled to work evenings and weekends as assigned.

Supports the department's promotional strategy to generate maximum participation in all fitness activities and programs.

Develops/delivers fitness related seminars, clinics and incentive based exercise programs.

Serves as a healthy Role Model to all center staff and members.

Follows system and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.

Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department specific competencies and requirements. Maintains applicable certification/licensure.

Attends and positively contributes in all weekly department meetings and scheduled employee meetings.

Maintains responsibility for on-going positive communications with peers, superiors and employees and adheres to all Mentor Wellness Campus employee policies.

Remains knowledgeable in all facility rules, regulations, and policies.

Remains knowledgeable in current information on all center programs, services, and activities.

Responds to all emergency situations according to facility policy and procedures.

Assumes other duties and projects as assigned.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, physical education or other related field, Master's degree preferred.

NCAA-accredited certification in personal training, group exercise, wellness coaching preferred; ACSM, ACE, NASM, NSCA, or AFAA certifications preferred. Minimum one-year experience as an instructor in a community, corporate, commercial or clinical health/fitness facility preferred. Experience in the administration of physical assessment exercise prescription and program development.

Lake Health offers free, secure and convenient parking; an aggressive pay structure, tuition reimbursement and continuing education funding programs, a generous and comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions which includes medical, dental, vision, pension, paid time off; an award winning hospital system recognized for excellence in patient care and as a "Best Place to Work." Apply on-line today at http://www.lakehealth.org/Careers

Key Words: Exercise, Instructor, Physiology



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