GROUP EXERCISE INSTRUCTOR
Owensboro Health 24 reviewsOwensboro, KY 42303
Serves the members of the Healthpark by leading, instructing, and teaching fitness and exercise classes for various populations including special populations.
Job Responsibilities
Leads exercise classes that are safe, innovative, effective, and fun.
Instructs group exercise classes for special events as needed. Assists with other facility events as available.
Responsible for greeting every person with a smile and making themselves available to meet the needs of class participants, answer questions, and make them feel important.
Arrives to class at least 5-10 minutes before class time in order to greet participants, queue music, and prepare to start class on time.
Responsible for all administrative functions of teaching classes to include accurate and consistent reporting of class participation numbers.
Communicates with Supervisor/Manager regarding class needs pertaining to equipment, repair needs, and/or other pertinent class concerns.
Provides basic first aid and CPR assistance to members who may experience accidents or medical emergencies.
Coaches and cues for proper movement and varying intensity levels. Motivates and encourages participants verbally.
Abides by uniform policy for Group Exercise Instructors and possesses a professional appearance and demeanor for each class.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Education
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
National Commission in one of the following for Certifying Agencies (NCCA); Certified Health Coach (CHC-ACE), Health and Fitness Instructor (ACSM-HFI), Group Fitness Instructor (ACE-GFI), Certified Group Exercise Instructor (NETA-CGEI), or Certified Pilates Teacher (PMA-CPT) required. Nationally recognized specialty certification or evidence of training in a given specialty may be considered in lieu of an NCCA certification. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and First-Aid certification required within 90 days of employment in position.
Work Experience
0 – 4 years progressive experience in a related field required. Experience teaching group exercise in a fitness center setting preferred.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
FLSA Classification
Non-exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Occasionally
Kneeling – Frequently
Lifting/Moving Patients – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Reaching – Occasionally
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Frequently
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Occasionally
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Frequently
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Never
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.
Serves the members of the Healthpark by leading, instructing, and teaching fitness and exercise classes for various populations including special populations.
Job Responsibilities
Leads exercise classes that are safe, innovative, effective, and fun.
Instructs group exercise classes for special events as needed. Assists with other facility events as available.
Responsible for greeting every person with a smile and making themselves available to meet the needs of class participants, answer questions, and make them feel important.
Arrives to class at least 5-10 minutes before class time in order to greet participants, queue music, and prepare to start class on time.
Responsible for all administrative functions of teaching classes to include accurate and consistent reporting of class participation numbers.
Communicates with Supervisor/Manager regarding class needs pertaining to equipment, repair needs, and/or other pertinent class concerns.
Provides basic first aid and CPR assistance to members who may experience accidents or medical emergencies.
Coaches and cues for proper movement and varying intensity levels. Motivates and encourages participants verbally.
Abides by uniform policy for Group Exercise Instructors and possesses a professional appearance and demeanor for each class.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Education
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
National Commission in one of the following for Certifying Agencies (NCCA); Certified Health Coach (CHC-ACE), Health and Fitness Instructor (ACSM-HFI), Group Fitness Instructor (ACE-GFI), Certified Group Exercise Instructor (NETA-CGEI), or Certified Pilates Teacher (PMA-CPT) required. Nationally recognized specialty certification or evidence of training in a given specialty may be considered in lieu of an NCCA certification. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and First-Aid certification required within 90 days of employment in position.
Work Experience
0 – 4 years progressive experience in a related field required. Experience teaching group exercise in a fitness center setting preferred.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
FLSA Classification
Non-exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Occasionally
Kneeling – Frequently
Lifting/Moving Patients – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Reaching – Occasionally
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Frequently
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Occasionally
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Frequently
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Never
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.
Serves the members of the Healthpark by leading, instructing, and teaching fitness and exercise classes for various populations including special populations.
Job Responsibilities
Leads exercise classes that are safe, innovative, effective, and fun.
Instructs group exercise classes for special events as needed. Assists with other facility events as available.
Responsible for greeting every person with a smile and making themselves available to meet the needs of class participants, answer questions, and make them feel important.
Arrives to class at least 5-10 minutes before class time in order to greet participants, queue music, and prepare to start class on time.
Responsible for all administrative functions of teaching classes to include accurate and consistent reporting of class participation numbers.
Communicates with Supervisor/Manager regarding class needs pertaining to equipment, repair needs, and/or other pertinent class concerns.
Provides basic first aid and CPR assistance to members who may experience accidents or medical emergencies.
Coaches and cues for proper movement and varying intensity levels. Motivates and encourages participants verbally.
Abides by uniform policy for Group Exercise Instructors and possesses a professional appearance and demeanor for each class.
Organizational Responsibilities
Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization’s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation.
Education
High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required. Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science or related field preferred.
Licensure/Certification/Registration
National Commission in one of the following for Certifying Agencies (NCCA); Certified Health Coach (CHC-ACE), Health and Fitness Instructor (ACSM-HFI), Group Fitness Instructor (ACE-GFI), Certified Group Exercise Instructor (NETA-CGEI), or Certified Pilates Teacher (PMA-CPT) required. Nationally recognized specialty certification or evidence of training in a given specialty may be considered in lieu of an NCCA certification. Certified as a Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and First-Aid certification required within 90 days of employment in position.
Work Experience
0 – 4 years progressive experience in a related field required. Experience teaching group exercise in a fitness center setting preferred.
Skills and Attributes
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
FLSA Classification
Non-exempt
Disclaimer
This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas.
Additional Position Related Details
Populations Served

Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment.

Physical Requirements

Activity and Frequency:
Bending/Stooping – Frequently
Climbing – Occasionally
Keyboard Data Entry – Occasionally
Kneeling – Frequently
Lifting/Moving Patients – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 0-25 lbs – Frequently
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Pushing/Pulling – 0-25 lbs – Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling – 25-75 lbs – Occasionally
Pushing/Pulling – over 75 lbs – Rarely
Reaching – Occasionally
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements – Frequently
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements – Occasionally
Running – Occasionally
Sitting – Occasionally
Squatting – Frequently
Standing – Frequently
Walking – Frequently
Audible Speech – Frequently
Hearing Acuity – Frequently
Smelling Acuity – Never
Taste Discrimination – Never
Vision: Depth Perception – Frequently
Vision: Distinguish Color – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Far – Frequently
Vision: Seeing – Near – Frequently

Exposures

Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.

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