- Provide group classes and one-on-one instruction using a variety of fitness and exercise techniques.
- Conducts fitness assessments on participants using the American College of Sports Medicine guidelines.
- Evaluates individuals’ abilities, needs, and physical conditions, and develops suitable training programs to meet any special requirements.
- Works closely with the Health Promotion Team, medical providers and partners to provide patients with comprehensive care to help individuals and groups with their fitness goals.
- Tracks program participant progress (A1C, lipid panel, weight loss, exercise goals) and other indicators to evaluate program success.
- Ensures proper electronic health record documentation, confirms charts are securely filed and in a timely manner.
- Coordinates and promotes community event activities that encourage health and fitness.
- Maintains patients/client privacy at all times by following HIPPA regulations.
- Utilizes RPMS, Diabetes Registry, Electronic Data Submission reports, DM Audit Reports and other resources for program evaluation.
- Observe participants and inform them of corrective measures necessary for skill improvement.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, or Exercise Physiology. Two (2) plus years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties. ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist or equivalent. Must pass Fingerprint Clearance Class I and background check.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities
- Knowledge of physical fitness, exercise, nutrition and instruction, and motivational approaches to wellbeing and good health as recommended by the American College of Sports Medicine.
- Knowledge of chronic disease a plus.
- Knowledge of physical fitness assessment for healthy participants and those with health issues.
- Willingness to undergo training and to maintain current certification is essential.
- Skills in communications, interpersonal skill applied to interaction with members of the public, chronic disease patients, coworkers and/or supervisors, sufficient to exchange or convey information.
- Ability to seek medical and/or behavioral health advice, guidance, and assistance when appropriate.
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest and Resume. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968.
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