Sanford Health Fitness Instructor - Wellness Center - 49th & Oxbow in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Fitness Instructor | Wellness Center - 49th & Oxbow | Sioux Falls, SD

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : WELLNESS CENTER - 49TH & OXBOW

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for the instruction of fitness classes, motivating participants of various abilities and fitness levels using physiologically sound and biomechanically safe methods. Displays the ability to operate stereo and microphone equipment for the duration of fitness classes. Choreographs fitness routines and class layouts. Demonstrates the ability to partake in the fitness activities and adapt exercise instruction to various ages and fitness level. Actively looks for ways to help class members. Possesses the ability to manage time effectively so classes run on time. Requires skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with Sanford team, Sanford members and the public. Aids in cleaning and maintaining locker room facilities, fitness areas, and pool area when neccessary. Requires the ability to act calmly and effectively to emergency situations. Depending on location, will serve as life guard for some classes and shifts.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Uses language appropriate to audience. Creates skill-practice opportunities for subject of coaching. Demonstrates a personal commitment to contributing to others' well being. Employs appropriate techniques for maintaining team enthusiasm, energy, and focus. Identifies information within own function that cannot be disclosed. Inspect recreational facilities for cleanliness. Plan routines, choose appropriate music, and choose different movements for each set of muscles, depending on participants' capabilities and limitations. Provide individual support or counseling in general wellness or nutrition. Responds to non-verbal communication such as body language or voice inflection. Seeks feedback on own verbal and non-verbal communications style and effectiveness. Service, clean, or supply restrooms. Teach fitness classes to improve strength, flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, or general fitness of participants. Monitor participants' progress and adapt programs as needed.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

Certified group fitness instructor able to teach a variety of class formats on land and in water.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within six months of hire. Additionally, a nationally recognized certification is required, such as: American Council on Exercise (ACE), Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA), International Fitness Association (IFA), National Academy of Sports Management (NASM), or Exercise Science Alliance. If water instructor, a nationally recognized water certification is also required. Depending on location, life guard certification is required. High school diploma required. Background in physical education preferred. Experience in exercise, fitness, and aerobics classes is preferred. Meeting the continuing education requirements of applicable certification organization is required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Operations

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req24537