Aquatics Fitness Specialist (Stillwater)
- Location: Stillwater, MN
- Posted: May 17, 2019
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Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.
Req ID: 54661
. Conduct group aquatic exercise/therapy programs as outlined by governing disciplines (Arthritis Foundation, M.S. Society, Aquatic Exercise Association and American Red Cross) according to internal design protocol so that clients benefit and achieve fitness and recreational goals.
b. Provide lifeguarding as needed during hours of operation
c. Provide 1:1 instruction and hands-on assistance to clients according to their treatment plans to facilitate clients maximum functional level and achievement of their goals
d. Review and revise clients exercise programs as needed
e. Manage and supervise members during independent/open fitness time providing necessary assistance, making sure participants use proper exercise technique, enforcing rules as set forth by Wellness and Fitness.
f. Perform safe client transfers to/from equipment as needed.
a. Obtain proper physician approval prior to assessment per department policy
b. Review assessment findings and make appropriate referral for wellness, fitness and aquatic programs or medical services as needed
c. Design appropriate exercise programs
d. Perform re-evaluation as needed based on client progress or change in medical status
a. Complete timely, accurate documentation on each assigned client to ensure proper recording of client attendance, progress and tolerance according to department policy
Respond to emergency situations so that Emergency Action Plan is effectively carried out. Attend required Emergency Action Plan in-services so that individuals are adequately trained to respond to emergency situations. Maintain a safe environment for all clients.
Ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements and accreditation standards. Ensure that all department activities are conducted in a manner that is consistent with Compliance Program, including its Code of Conduct and HIPAA policies and procedures.
4 year degree in PTA, Health and Exercise Science, Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology or related field.
Required: American Red Cross CPR/AED, First Aid, Lifeguarding
Preferred: ACSM Fitness Specialist Certification, American Red Cross Water Safety Iinstructor, Arthritis Foundation Certification
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute - St. Croix, part of Allina Health, is located in Stillwater, MN. The Institute uses a holistic approach, interweaving therapy, fitness, recreation, sports and family involvement to help adults and children reach their highest level of functional independence. Our therapy services for clients age birth to 8 years old are now located at the Early Childhood Family Center.
Stillwater is a dynamic, growing community of 18,000 nestled into the bluffs of the St. Croix River, one of America's protected Wild and Scenic Waterways.This family-oriented community offers the advantages and conveniences of living near the Twin Cities metropolitan area plus the peacefulness and safety of small-town Minnesota.
Located 20 mileseastof downtown St. Paul
Population = 18,500
Community Resource Links:
Community Information School Digger
Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education
Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press
Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune
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