This position works under the direct supervision of the Wellness Manager to assist in the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of the Wellness Program for the residents of Vista/Mission Ridge.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTION:
Creates, enhances, and maintains a culture of health, fitness, and overall wellness.
Ability to perform preliminary assessments for residents, staff, and community wellness participants.
Maintains and improves wellness with innovation in order to avoid resident participation burnout.
Maintains professional certifications and perpetuates personal professional growth.
Participates in resident Wellness Team meetings.
Assists Wellness Manager and Coordinator in developing policies/procedures, standards, and qualifications for wellness classes and activities.
Assists Wellness Manager and Coordinator in developing and maintaining outreach with community, staff, and churches.
Participates in and cultivates community relationships and outreach events such as health fairs and education presentations.
Contributes to developing and maintaining resident participation and engagement.
Remains constantly aware of potential safety issues and follows up with Wellness Manager/Coordinator as appropriate.
Portrays an energetic, upbeat, vibrant attitude to enhance resident motivation and participation.
Has a strong understanding of the Seven Dimensions of Wellness and strives to incorporate these in Wellness planning.
Works cooperatively with Wellness Manager/Coordinator developing a monthly activity calendar and daily communicator for residents.
Coordinate and transport residents via campus vehicles for off-campus activities.
Completes necessary documentation.
Has daily contact with residents, staff members, volunteers and resident family members and guests.
Maintains relations between community members, visitors and guests of residents and vendors.
Obeys safety rules of St. John's United
Attends mandatory safety in-services
Keeps activity area and storage areas clean and orderly
Supports the growth and actively engages in the Eden Alternative philosophy, including a work environment with plants and animals.
Follows the St. John's Guidelines for Customer Service:
Let the Mission be your guide
Make eye contact and smile
Greet and welcome each and every person
Seek out personal contact
Provide immediate service-listen and act
Use appropriate body language at all times
Be gracious to each and every person
Follows policy and procedures on TB testing.
Follows policy and procedures on annual influenza vaccinations.
Attends all mandatory in-services
Performs other duties as assigned by the Wellness Manager
Knowledge and skills acquired through completion of high school. Experience and/or the willingness to be trained in instructing and coordination wellness activities such as; group fitness class, health education programming, and arthritis programs.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
Must be knowledgeable about community resources, community events and other opportunities that will make the wellness program interesting and challenging to residents.
Ability to assist in developing, planning and coordinating activity programs along with the Wellness Manager and Coordinator.
Ability to work under time deadlines, manage time efficiently and work effectively with a variety of staff members, residents and other personnel
Must be self motivated and have the ability to perform multiple simultaneously.
St. John’S Lutheran Ministries