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FITNESS SPECIALIST- PRN

Job Title
FITNESS SPECIALIST- PRN
Job ID
27490141
Location
Dallas,  TX 75203
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Description

FITNESS SPECIALIST- PRN



WELLNESS FITNESS CENTER
METHODIST DALLAS MEDICAL CTR
DALLAS, TX, 75265-5999
PRN · Flex · Varies
Req # 20058222

Your Job: 
 
The PRN Fitness Specialist is responsible for providing exercise floor supervision; high quality customer service through interacting with members and program participants; delivering health and fitness programs and services for member engagement and retention; instruct group exercise classes; provide personal training; conduct fitness assessments, exercise prescriptions, and orientations; provide facility oversight; may assist the Wellness Department Director and wellness coaches with events.

Your Job Requirements:

  •  Bachelor's Degree in a related field (Exercise Science, Kinesiology, etc.)
  •  Current American Heart Association CPR certification
  •  Personal Trainer Certification, Health Fitness Specialist or equivalent (NCCA accredited)
  • 3+ years working at a hospital-based fitness center or community fitness center
  • 2+ years personal training and exercise prescription for various clientele (including but not limited to active aging, overweight and obese)
  • 3 months of leading group fitness class(es)
  • Proficiency in fitness assessments and exercise prescriptions
  • Excels in interpersonal communication and customer service skills
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work demands
  • Ability to multi-task at times
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated

 
Your Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates and maintains a safe and effective environment for members, clients, patients, self, co-workers and facility;
  • Performs initial fitness assessments; develop/implement individual fitness/exercise programs (including personal training sessions) for members/ clients of the Center in a safe and prudent manner
  • Coordinates and instructs various fitness classes to meet the member's needs
  • Ensures complete, accurate and timely documentation and communication of member/client information
  • Contributes to the team and facility by way of development and delivery of offerings to increase participation, member utilization and retention
  • Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building
  • Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and professional growth and development

Additional Information: Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of North Texas’ best places to work. And it just gets better. Magnet® designated for nursing excellence and the flagship hospital of Methodist Health System, Methodist Dallas is a 556-bed teaching and referral hospital and home to one of only three Level I Trauma Centers in Dallas County. We are a certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission and have highly rated adult liver, kidney, and pancreas transplant programs. Celebrating more than 90 years of service, Methodist Dallas strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve — one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we’ve earned:
  • Magnet®-designated hospital
  • Grade A Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group®
  • First member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in Texas, since 2015
  • First in the U.S. certified by The Joint Commission for pancreatic surgery and pancreatitis
  • First in Texas certified for pancreatic cancer
  • Hip and knee joint replacement programs certified by The Joint Commission
  • Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award by the American College of Cardiology for excellence in heart attack care.

Our Care Commitments

  • Take Care of Patients
  • Take Care of Each Other
  • Take Care of Ourselves
  • Take Care of Methodist

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