Lee Health Fort Myers , FL 33912
Are you a caring, compassionate/proficient/experienced professional who loves/enjoys making people happy/helping customers/patients in a team-oriented setting? If so, read on!
When you join Lee Health as an Exercise Specialist, you'll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, Exercise Specialist's feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it's no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database.
Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health.
Lee Health attracts the brightest stars, so if selected, we will contact you to discuss next steps.
Responsible for providing quality individual fitness and exercise programs for members of all ages and degrees in health. Degreed candidates are responsible for providing new member screening, testing, exercise prescription, orientation and fitness programs and services that enhance member retention.
Degreed candidates provide individual fitness and exercise programs for aftercare or medical referral members via the physician's prescription, physical therapist's instruction or other authorized treatment plans. All candidates provide personal training and group training sessions. Fosters and displays a wellness environment throughout the department with participation and development of new and existing programs.
Certified candidates provide lifestyle fitness coaching services including initial consultations and follow-up sessions. Possess knowledge of ACSM guidelines. Support the organization's vision and mission
Educational RequirementsDegree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferredand/orHigh School Diploma or EquivalentRequiredorBachelor'sExercise SciencePreferredorBachelor'sAthletic TrainingPreferredorMaster'sExercise PhysiologyPreferredAdditional RequirementsPhysical Education, Physical Therapy Assistant or related health field will be considered. Consideration will be given if the applicant has substantially completed the degree and/or certification requirements, and will receive the degree and/or certification within 60 days from date of hire
Experience RequirementsMinimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferredand/or1 YearFitnessRequiredState of Florida Licensure RequirementsLicensesRequired/
Preferredand/orNot RequiredCertifications/Registration RequirementsCertificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferredand/orAdditional RequirementsA certification is required from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (AAPTE, ACSM, ACE, the Cooper Institute, National Exercise Trainers Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Council of Strength and Fitness, National Federation of Professional Trainers, NSCA, and Pilates Method Alliance.