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PRN Exercise Specialist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: WELLNESS CENTER OF CAPE CORAL
Categories: Professional
Type: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: 3:00 PM-9:00 PM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

Responsible for providing quality individual fitness and exercise programs for members of all ages and degrees in health. Degreed candidates are responsible for providing new member screening, testing, exercise prescription, orientation and fitness programs and services that enhance member retention. Degreed candidates provide individual fitness and exercise programs for aftercare or medical referral members via the physician's prescription, physical therapist's instruction or other authorized treatment plans. All candidates provide personal training and group training sessions. Fosters and displays a wellness environment throughout the department with participation and development of new and existing programs. Certified candidates provide lifestyle fitness coaching services including initial consultations and follow-up sessions. Possess knowledge of ACSM guidelines. Supports the organization's vision and mission.

Requirements:

Education: B.S., Exercise Science or related degree, B.S or higher in Athletic Training, and/ or Master's degree in Exercise Physiology preferred. Physical Education, Physical Therapy Assistant or related health field will be considered. A certification is required from the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (ACSM, ACE, the Cooper Institute, International Fitness Professionals Association, National Exercise Trainers Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association, National Council of Strength & Fitness, National Federation of Professional Trainers, NSCA, and Pilates Method Alliance. Consideration will be given if the applicant has substantially completed the degree and/or certification requirements, and will receive the degree and/or certification within 60 days from date of hire. Experience: 1 to 2 years experience in a health facility environment preferred Other: CPR/AED preferred. (Required before 90 day review.) Must be a team player and have good critical thinking, communication, motivational, customer relations, computer and organizational skills Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements)

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Dust, Fumes, Gases Continually ( i.e. Daily) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Loud Noises - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Others (note below) Able to perform CPR/AED Continually ( i.e. Daily)