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Wellness Specialist

Company: Masons Of California
Location: Covina
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Masonic Homes of California are committed to a culture of Leadership. Our culture is to provide superior service to members, residents and staff through a sound and progressive model of service and care which aligns our mission, vision and operations. We demonstrate excellence in core services and place value on high quality job performance, professional development, effective time management, budget management, workplace safety and resident/employee satisfaction. We are dedicated to disciplined innovation and continuous quality improvement -we are a learning company. We are committed to sharing our knowledge and being an organization that attracts the best and brightest talent. We are team oriented, caring and honest.

Job Summary

Do you have a passion for wellness and looking to make an impact on the quality of life for seniors? As a Wellness Specialist here at the Masonic Homes of Covina, you will have the opportunity to empower our residents to enjoy living longer, healthier, and more purposeful lives. We are looking for a dynamic leader who will encourage, motivate, and educate our residents and committees by designing a wellness program to keep our residents safe, fit, and active. The right candidate will be responsible for developing a high quality wellness program, utilizing all six health components: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, spiritual and functional, while recognizing an individual's differences, interest and levels of ability. Provides safe and appropriate exercise instruction and training on exercise equipment for residents according to established policies and procedures.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Leads a comprehensive wellness program.
  • Performs a wide variety of tasks and duties related to a Fitness/Wellness Specialist and follows instructions as outlined by supervisor.
  • Maintains the workout area in accordance with established policies and procedures, to include removing reading materials and towels, replacing unused weights and exercise equipment, and ensuring equipment is clean and operational.
  • Answers basic fitness-related questions regarding safe and proper execution of exercises. Refers residents to the appropriate staff for questions regarding weight limitations and physical limitations.
  • Places the appropriate class registration sheet on Reception Desk and ensures all participants sign in.
  • Makes announcements to promote, inform, and remind residents of classes, new classes and programs, etc.
  • Compiles the number of participants on the class registration sheet, records the total on the appropriate tracking form and files the class sheet in the Registration Binder.
  • Ensures an adequate supply of towels, fitness handouts, etc. to present a professional atmosphere and efficient operation of the facility.
  • Reviews safety and emergency procedures, exits, etc.
  • Attends staff meetings.
  • Maintains current emergency and professional certifications updated and on file.
  • Monitor safety and practice safety habits
  • Monitor and evaluate the wellness program in comparison with other community care retirement communities to establish quality assurance studies and or bench marking opportunities.
  • Maintains records on each residents' goals and progress.
  • Provide educational classes on health, wellness and fitness.
  • Submits health and fitness related articles for the resident newsletter.
  • Assists with special fitness/wellness events and walking programs.

    Requirements

    Minimum Requirements:

    Current professional certification in an appropriate fitness domain from a nationally recognized organization (ACSM, NSCA, AFAA, ACE, YMCA) is desirable. Must have current certification in CPR and First Aid. Demonstrate Computer Skill Level #1. Prior experience or college course work in Sports Science or a Health-related discipline desirable. Experience teaching older adult group fitness classes and Senior Fitness Instructor certification preferred.

    Benefits

    At the Masonic Homes you will have the opportunity to combine your passion for helping people and high ethical standards with the opportunities to advance your career.

    In return for your skills and passion, we offer:
    • A work environment focused on teamwork and support for excellent care
    • Excellent health, wage replacement and other benefits for you and your familys well-being
    • A generous contribution to a 401K plan whether or not you participate, and an additional contribution from the company when you participate in the plan
    • Investment in your growth through Tuition Reimbursement
    • Bragging rights about working at the beautiful parklike locationby Jobble

Keywords: Masons Of California, Covina , Wellness Specialist, Other , Covina, California

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