Job Information

Good Samaritan Society Senior Exercise Specialist in Loveland, Colorado

Create Your Career With Us!

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Facility: GSS CO Loveland
Location: Loveland, CO
Address: 2101 S Garfield Ave, Loveland, CO 80537, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $17.50 - $28.00

Job Summary

Demonstrates expert knowledge in the field of exercise science and fitness. Demonstrates ability to maintain administrative duties such as developing schedules, overseeing the intern training program, leading trainer meetings, mentoring other exercise specialist and dealing with disciplinary issues when necessary. Assists with fitness-related education programs. Participates in planning and implementing individual/group fitness programs. Coordinates the development of exercise/fitness programs for low, medium and high-risk populations. Maintains fitness equipment. Possesses thorough knowledge of human anatomy and physiology and the ability to prescribe exercise according to accepted guidelines.

Teaches additional fitness classes when needed. Instructs participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines. Teaches proper breathing techniques used during physical exertion. Offers alternatives during fitness classes in order to accommodate different levels of ability.

Must be Personal trainer or Group Fitness Certified with a nationally recognized accreditation board.

Must be able to work with a wide variety of personalities while maintaining a calm, professional demeanor.

10 plus years of experience teaching fitness classes and experience working with the elderly.

Class times we are hiring for are 3-4 PM Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9-11 Friday mornings.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or related field required.

Minimum of two years of leadership experience preferred.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, First Aid certification and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification required within 30 days of hire. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certified within six months of hire. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and/or Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) within two years of hire. Acceptance of any national accredited personal training certification. The Wellness Center Exercise Specialists are required to have either the national accreditation or a degree in exercise science.

Benefits

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://good-sam.jobs/benefits .

The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-84696
Featured: No