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Fitness Assistant

Company: Williamsburg Landing
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Williamsburg Landing, a CARF-accredited Life Plan Community, seeks Full-Time (36+ hours/week), Fitness Assistant to join Wellness Team. Williamsburg Landing offers a comprehensive benefits package for all Full-Time and Part-Time Plus employees that includes: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance Flexible Spending Account 403(b) Retirement Plan 529 College Savings Plan Long-Term Care Insurance Legal Resources Paid Time Off Holiday Pay Corporate Wellness Program Health Club & Spa Membership Employee Education & Training Fund Employee Assistance Program Credit Union MembershipPart-Time employees are eligible for the following benefits:403(b) Retirement PlanCorporate Wellness Program Health Club & Spa MembershipEmployee Assistance Program JOB SUMMARY The Fitness Assistant, under the direction and supervision of the Fitness Room Manager, is responsible for assisting all members identify and achieve their wellness goals. All work is performed collaboratively with and in support of other services offered by Williamsburg Landing.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSConducts Wellness Assessments which includes fitness tests; reviews health/medical history with member and discuss any restrictions or limitations that are noted on the member's physician consent form; assists members in developing attainable goals; offers appropriate recommendations for exercise and conveys information about other programs or special events available at the William A. Doig Health Club & SpaConducts personalized fitness orientations; performs orientation of cardiovascular and strength training equipment; instructs members about appropriate safety concernsMonitors members' continual wellness goals/needs and when possible, facilitates services and/or programs to meet those goals/needsProvides one-on-one assistance to members with special needs or when requestedMaintain a clean and safe environment. Completes all assigned cleaning dutiesPerforms frequent visual inspections of equipment to ensure cleanlinessInspects locker rooms and cleans as neededSupervises member and guest usage of Cardio/Fitness area continuously by walking through the area and being availableAnswers questions in a customer-friendly manner; notices where members need additional support or may be interested in trying different equipment and provides appropriate supportTakes blood pressures and body measurements as required or upon requestAssists in or leads monthly seminars/workshops on health related mattersEnsures members and guests follow posted rules and policiesDevelops relationships with members; develops rapport by maintaining an open door to membersAnswers questions and help resolve member problems and conflicts; informs Fitness Room Manager of problems and concernsMonitor members' health needs as appropriate and safety issues in the Health Club; provides appropriate member updates to staffFollows established policies and procedures for Incident Reporting Makes presentations to promote and educate residents, staff, members of the Health Club and prospective membersEvaluates work processes and methods and submits recommendations for continuous quality improvementPerforms other duties as assignedQUALIFICATIONSFormal education in physical education, health science, kinesiology, or related field and a minimum of one year of experience working in medical based wellness programs or with older adults required; ability to obtain a related professional fitness certification; current CPR/AED and First Aid training; certification as a Lifeguard preferredKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESGeneral knowledge of wellness/fitness needs of senior adults and of program design and testing; ability to develop exercise programs to meet individual needs and limitations; ability to safely provide physical assistance to anyone in distress in the area which may include providing CPR, AED, First Aid, or rescue from near-drowning; general knowledge of physical limitations of older adults is preferred; ability to exercise sound judgment when under stress; proficiency with Microsoft Office; possess valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's licenseApply online at Williamsburglanding.orgEOE/Tobacco Free/Drug Free#pm20


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