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Fitness Center Assistant

Description

Sherwood Oaks is hiring a casual Fitness Center Associate!

Purpose:

Assists the Fitness Center Coordinator in planning, coordinating, and instructing programs involved with the Fitness Center and components of the wellness program.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs other related duties as required by the Fitness Center Coordinator.
  • Perform individual fitness evaluations on residents.
  • Participates in planning and developing strategies to enhance the six components of wellness for our residents.
  • Teach proper equipment usage, benefits of exercise, and proper body mechanics.
  • Abides by established policies of the facility.
  • Properly maintain exercise equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Lead individuals and groups in relevant exercise routines.

Qualifications

  • Minimum fourth year college student or graduate student in exercise science, gerontology or other related course of study
  • Prefer some experience in exercise and wellness for the older adult
  • The individual should have the knowledge and skills to develop and execute an exercise program for the older adult
  • Should be skilled at providing quality interventions to meet the physical needs and abilities of the residents
  • Has the knowledge to execute interventions to achieve total wellness for interested residents with a variety of diagnose and abilities
  • Must exhibit the ability to give instructions to others and be encouraging
  • Must have an understanding of all levels of older adults physical functioning and have an enthusiastic approach toward exercise and wellness

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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