Aegis Therapies Activities Director / Lifestyle Coordinator in Overland Park, Kansas
GENERAL PURPOSEProvides knowledge and expertise in developing appropriate wellness and fitness programs for residents and employees, supports adherence to established protocols, policies, guidelines and structure for the delivery of wellness/fitness services.i In cooperation with Manager Rehab 1, works directly to market programs and services and enroll clients for participation.i Assists the Manager Rehab 1 in meeting the expectations of both internal and external customers.iESSENTIAL JOB DUTIESImplement wellness programs and services for resident health and employee healthIn coordination with Manager Rehab 1, interview and select staff for program andi provide general oversighti of all wellness and activities staffSchedule staff to ensure all wellness and activity programs are provided as per the customer and client expectationPartner with host facility to identify appropriate enhancements to program/servicesDesign and implement marketing and promotions initiatives to attract appropriate clientele and expand program participationMonitor client participation and performance and ensure adequate record keepingAchieve established metrics which demonstrate the effectiveness of wellness initiativesMonitor Clinical Outcomes monitoring and utilization reviewAssists Manager Rehab 1 in partnering with host facility to ensure proper and adequate equipment and supplies are availableParticipate in quality review activities to assure appropriate delivery of services, and standards of practice requirements are metInteract with customer staff and team members in a positive manner; work collaboratively to ensure patient/employee and customer satisfaction relative to services renderediQUALIFICATIONSHigh School diploma or equivalent; Bacheloris degree in biology, physiology, exercise physiology or related field preferredSpecialty certification as personal trainer, exercise specialist, fitness instructor, health and fitness specialist or similar area, preferredBackground in exercise and activity training with senior populationsMust be capable of maintaining regular attendanceiKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and BEHAVIORSExcellent customer serviceExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to manage multiple tasks at one time without compromising deadlinesCapable of working independently without supervisionMust be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary informationMust have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levelsiPHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Mobility, standing, pushing, pulling, reaching, bending, walking, heavy lifting, fine hand coordination, ability to hear, ability to read and write, ability to detect odors, and ability to remain calm under stress.Hearing (corrected) adequate for oral/aural communication with patients, staff, family, visitors, etc.Vision (corrected) adequate for reading.Intelligible speech and normal language / cognitive skills.Must be able to push patients in a wheelchair or stretchers.*Lifting of patients*, equipment or supplies will be required up to 20 pounds frequently, up to 50 pounds occasionally and up to 100 pounds rarely.Sitting, standing, and walking required throughout the day.Job duties sometimes require climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, bending; on occasion, crouching, crawling and reaching overhead.Must be able to transfer patients.*Must be able to demonstrate any appropriate exercise and activities to patients / caregivers.Work in a fast-paced clinical environment.Weekend and holiday work may be required.Work environment is primarily indoors but occasionally outdoors.*ii Several task and job duties involve a risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).