Leads, teaches, and manages others in the provision of exercise programs. Develops fitness programs based on client needs. Assists with daily program operation including tours, enrolling participants, handling money, and customer service. Acts as a personal trainer for clients. Teaches proper exercise technique. Counsels clients based on fitness needs. Develops fitness programs based on client needs. Services include fitness assessment, exercise prescription, exercise supervision, and fitness class instruction. Work requires decision-making skills, emergency medical skills, supervisory skills, written and verbal communication skills. Incumbent should strive to be physically fit and live a healthy lifestyle to be a role model for the clients. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health, and healing. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experience Description: None *** Experience Minimum Required: 3 years Clinical experience and progressive operational participation in a fitness related postion. *** Experience Preferred/Desired: 5 years Clinical experience and progressive operational participation in a fitness related postion. *** Education Description: Skill in communicating clearly and effectively using standard English in written, oral and verbal format to achieve high productivity and efficiency. Skill to write legibly and record information accurately as necessary to perform job duties. Able to understand and prepare moderately complex written materials, such as client records. Ability to communicate verbally with other employees, physicians and other professionals. *** Education Minimum Required: Specialized training and/or certification related to practice setting. *** Education Desired/Preferred: Completion of a BS degree in Exercise Physiology, Rehabilitation, or similar program. *** Training Description: None *** Training Minimum Required: None *** Training Desired/Preferred: Arthritis Foundation Certification, ANA Rehab Certification, CSCS Certification, MES Certification, or APTA Rehab Certification. *** Special Skills Description: None *** Special Skills Minimum Required: None *** Special Skills Desired/Preferred: Intermediate Computer and literacy skills. *** Licensure Description: None *** Licensure Minimum: BLS *** Licensure Preferred: None