To deliver world-class healthcare for a community exceeding 600,000 people, WellStar is more than 11,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With five unique hospitals, over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in the communities we serve.
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Hours will vary based on staffing needs. Some days, some evenings andweekends.
The Exercise Specialist functions under the direct supervision of the Manager. Assists in the design, development, delivery, and evaluation of all WellStar fitness and other health promotion services/events to achieve desirable health outcomes. Responsible for conducting client fitness assessments and consultaitons, supervising/assisting with all workouts in the Adult Fitness area, conducting personal training sessions and exercise classes as needed. Also, if applicable, carries out all functions and responsibilities for assigned programs/projects, such as marketing, design, implementation, etc. provides support for daily facility/exercise equipment cleanliness and maintenance. Teaches classes, writes articles and provides presentations in area of expertise. Works with other staff of WellStar when applicable.
Required Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science, Sports Medicine, or Associates Degree/ Bachelor's degree in another field plus a minimum of 3 - 5 years of field related experience as well as a nationally recognized Personal Training certification. Requires CPR certification, First Aid preferred.
Required Minimum Experience: : Minimum 1 year experience in a hospital/corporate based wellness center with an Exercise Science degree or 3 - 5 years of field related experience with a degree other than Exercise Science .
Required Minimum Skills: Displays stong motivation for community outreach and working with people. Displays excellent technical, interpersonal, planning, organization, communication, and motivational skills. Displays commitment to excellent health and wellness lifestyle. Displays competency in computer applications such as Windows 95/97. Exercises independent judgement, ingenuity, and initiative when performing roles.
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