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Fitness, Wellness Coordinator, Full Time

Company: Covenant Living Communities
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!We are INSPIRED TO SERVE! Come join us as our Fitness Coordinator! You can make a difference each day in the lives of senior adults. Covenant Living at Windsor Park, part of a nation wide family of Continuing Care Retirement Communities, is seeking a Full Time Fitness Coordinator. The purpose of this position is to originate, direct and coordinate all special and ongoing fitness/physical wellness programs under the direction of the resident services director in accordance with established policies and procedures. The coordinator will represent the campus in promoting a comprehensive wellness program that is consistent with the principles of LifeConnect, addresses all dimensions of wellness and encourages a commitment to optimizing the health and well-being of all residents and staff.In this role, the Fitness, Wellness Coordinator will:

  • Manage the fitness center operation including facilities, personnel, programs and budget.
  • Lead group exercise classes, continuously monitoring and adjusting types of classes and times to meet the interest and needs of residents. Programming will include purpose based and functional fitness classes as well as traditional fitness classes appropriate to senior living communities.
  • Actively encourage resident participation in the fitness center and classes.
  • Promote and facilitate the use of the Technogym, other fitness machines in the fitness
  • center.
  • Facilitates senior fitness tests with residents; enter information into LifeConnect or Technogym technology.
  • Develop individual comprehensive fitness program that addresses individual resident's needs and abilities in all levels of care.
  • Provide personal and fitness instruction for residents, which include equipment orientation, a personal fitness assessment and monitoring ongoing-progress of residents.
  • Work with therapy director, residential nurse, and healthcare administrator to present preventive health programs, conduct balance assessments, and ensure provision of rehabilitative services as medically indicated.The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field such as physical therapy,
      exercise physiology, gerontology.
    • Current American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health Fitness Specialist or Group Health Instructor certification required at time of hire or within 3 months of hire.
    • Specialty certificate highly desired such as personal trainer, Tai Chai, or Arthritis Foundation
      aquatic certification.
    • A.C.S.M. certification must be kept current.
    • CPR and First Aid Certification are required at hire or within 3 months of hire and must be kept current.
    • Experience working with senior adults or equivalent knowledge required and experience in the long-term care and health care industry preferred.
    • Two years' experience in direct fitness programming required; experience in a senior adult setting
      highly desirable.
    • Knowledge of universal precautions/infection control is mandatory, and we will provide training.For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Employer paid group term life and disability
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
      • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
      • Fitness center use at most facilities.
      • Various voluntary benefits:
        • Life, AD&D
        • Tuition assistance and scholarships
        • Employee assistance program
        • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
        • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org.Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

Keywords: Covenant Living Communities, Carol Stream , Fitness, Wellness Coordinator, Full Time, Other , Carol Stream, Illinois

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