Westminster at Lake Ridge is a premier Retirement Community serving older adults in three levels of service: Independent Living, Assisted Living and a Health Center. Our team of roughly 250 total employees serves a population of over 300 total residents on 62 acres that back up to the Occoquan reservoir.
This is a great opportunity to join a mission-oriented organization and engaged leadership team that strives to make a difference in the lives of others. We are currently seeking a full time Wellness & Fitness Manager to join our team.
This position is primarily responsible for the planning, design, delivery and implementation of a person-centered, wellness-based physical fitness program for our residents. The program will have measurable therapeutic outcomes to assist our residents develop/maintain cognitive function, engage them to be creative and active while promoting self-confidence and socialization.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Together with the Independent Living Administrator, will develop, implement and deliver a wellness and fitness program.
Develops, plans and leads group physical fitness and aquatic classes, orientation, programs and promotions.
Monitors and executes the daily operational aspects of the Fitness Center and Pool. Ensures that all equipment and facilities are safe and in proper working order.
Maintains current record of all activities including resident participation, events and feedback.
Manages resident records to ensure the program is customized to resident needs.
Upholds a professional presence exhibiting Westminster's standards in performance, behavior, and appearance.
Encourages and demonstrates professional development in assigned responsibilities and displays competency in all skills required in the role.
Complies with Westminster at Lake Ridge's safety rules and practices.
Bachelor's degree in exercise science or a related field. Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Personal training or equivalent credentials such as NASM, NSCA, ACSM, ACE and/or a certified weight/strength training experience with senior adults preferred.
CPR and First Aid Certification required.
Must possess or able to attain a current lifeguarding and pool operator training licensure.
Minimum of two years' experience in senior physical fitness, therapy, anatomy or related field.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Must be proficient in the operation of fax and copy machines and familiar with computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Outlook and internet search techniques.
Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
The ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects with limited direction.
Physical requirements to include the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time and exert up to 40 lbs. of force to push, pull, lift, and otherwise move objects.
Westminster At Lake Ridge