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Part Time Wellness Assistant

Company: Senior Living Communities
Location: North Branford
Posted on: May 17, 2024

Job Description:

Find your new career with a team that makes a difference in senior's lives. Come see why Evergreen Woods is certified as a Great Place to Work! Now accepting applications for a Part Time Wellness Associate / Fitness Specialist. We are looking for an energetic fitness-minded individual who loves working with seniors to join our Evergreen Woods team. Fitness/Aquatic certifications a plus but will train the right person. We look forward to meeting you soon! Interviews offered daily! POSITION SUMMARY : Implementation of wellness programming and delivery of wellness classes according to the specific needs / programs of the campus. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Maintains HIPAA standards and regards all medical or healthcare information pertaining to residents and employees as confidential. Implements standards of exercise, wellness and senior health on the campus while operating the wellness components in accordance with the established policies and procedures of the governing body in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Designs and leads fitness based classes specific to the campus population. Instructs classes or routines based on the determined level, health and mobility of the resident in order for the resident to gain in physical / mental health or to maintain current physical or mental status. Ensures the safety and proper progression of residents participating in all responsible classes. Maintains daily attendance records for all classes and progression of residents participating in the classes instructed. Reports this data to the Wellness Coordinator. Coordinates wellness and exercise opportunities with community agencies, physicians, families, residents, consultants, and other departments within the campus, if needed. Educates fitness participants as to self-protection from infectious diseases and promotes other safety precautions. Communicates with the Wellness Coordinator, Administrator, other staff, or health care professionals any changes in resident conditions or abnormal behavior . Assists residents in transferring or ambulating as necessary to participate in wellness classes . Participates in and attends all in-service training and education programs as scheduled. Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Senior Living Communities, New England , Part Time Wellness Assistant, Other , North Branford, Northeast

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