Wellness Program Coordinator
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: September 12, 2018
Functions as part of the Wellness Team as well as independently in planning, promoting, and implementing wellness activities and programs for both residents and staff. Performs resident fitness assessments and recommends appropriate exercise programs either in a class setting or in the Fitness Room. Instructs group exercise classes for all fitness levels. It is required that this position be in full compliance with HIPAA. Typical Duties: -- Sub or teach a variety of exercise classes emphasizing strength, endurance, balance and flexibility for seniors of all functional levels -- Develop individualized exercise programs utilizing fitness room equipment and/or home exercise to meet resident fitness goals and provide ongoing monitoring and updating of residents' fitness programs as needed. -- Utilize Exercise Logs to track each resident's participation in their exercise program in the Fitness Room -- Utilize Interactive Health Partner (online fitness and wellness tracking system) for inputting data regarding resident's health history, health metrics, fitness and balance assessments, exercise prescriptions and exercise participation -- Assist in administering resident fitness and balance tests, including HUR iBalance (tests and trainings) -- Participate in continuing education to maintain currents licenses and stay current in field -- Keep fitness room clean and neat -- Manage paperwork for Release of Liability forms in Fitness Room and Pool binders as well as Exercise Participation Waivers -- Assist Wellness Director and Coordinator with keeping residents informed regarding wellness programming via Channel 998, Senior Resources Explorer and telephone voice messaging system. -- Attend Resident Wellness Committee and staff Wellness Committee meetings Knowledge, Skill & Education Requirements: -- Ability to develop and implement exercise programs for seniors of all functional levels, i.e. seated exercise classes for low functioning population up to creating programs to appropriately challenge high functioning seniors. -- Ability to instruct and motivate both individuals and groups -- Comfortable, sincere and excited about working with the older adult population -- Ability to make exercise social and fun -- Ability to document and track attendance and outcomes (from pre and post functional assessments) -- Knowledge regarding the most current research on senior wellness and fitness and able to incorporate this information in exercise programming -- Personally serve as a role model for health and well-being -- Possess a sense of humor -- Knowledgeable regarding injuries common to seniors and strategies to prevent injury -- Ability to read, speak well and be understood in the English language -- Knowledgeable regarding Microsoft Word, Excel and basic computer skills Working Conditions and Physical Requirements: -- The work environment and characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is an office environment, community meeting room, or a resident's apartment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. -- The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk, or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. -- Able to move continually throughout the facility during the work day -- Able to cope effectively with physical and mental performance elements -- Demonstrate emotional stability -- Able to lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds -- Able to reach overhead -- Able to squat -- Dexterity to pinch small objects -- Vision adequate to read lettering and numbering on fitness equipment and fitness class attendance records -- Hearing adequate to communicate with residents and staff Note: To apply for this job, submit your application by clicking on the Apply Now button on this page
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