Fitness Instructor (As Needed)

  • Russell Medical
  • Russell Medical, U.S. 280, Alexander City, AL, USA
  • Oct 25, 2021
PRN Dietary & Nutrition Therapy

Job Description

Provides a safe, inviting and encouraging exercise atmosphere to individuals and groups.  Plans and leads exercise/activity sessions in one or more assigned fitness areas such as aquatic class, land based fitness class, weight training & conditioning and personal training.  Sets up and monitors class equipment, and ensures its safe use and return.  Advise participants on program and class procedures/policies, as appropriate.  Provide advice to individuals on the correct method of exercising with weight training equipment, exercise bike,Treadmill, stepper, elliptical and exercise apparatus. Ensures that safety and injury prevention policies and procedures are adhered to by participants; reports accidents, unsafe practices or hazards as required.  May design personal training programs based on sound exercise principles, age and level of fitness and may be expected to give advice on nutrition and lifestyle.  Follow exercise prescription guidelines provided by the Aquatic/Medical Fitness Coordinator. May provide PRN work during absence of Fitness Specialist.  Always reflects excellent customer service skills with all members and respect individual confidentiality.

Qualifications

  • EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
  • EXPERIENCE:  6 months conducting aerobics/exercise classes
  • CERTIFICATIONS: Health Provider BLS, Aerobics/Fitness Certification (nationally recognized; AFAA, ACE, NEDITA, etc.), First Aid preferred, Arthritis Foundation land/aquatic/PACE preferred
  • EQUIPMENT/TOOLS: Aquatics equipment, aerobic, health-club and fitness equipment.
  • SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS: Knowledge of exercise principles and technology, operation and maintenance of fitness equipment and facilities. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range participants. Ability to teach in an enthusiastic, energetic and outgoing manner. Should be in superb physical condition in order to demonstrate and assist in exercise routines. Knowledge of sound diet and health principles.

Schedule

Varies as needed with limited hours according to the need in the department

Employment Type (feed only)

PRN