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Personal Trainer /per diem

Company: Massachusetts General Hospital
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY/ OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

The Personal Trainer interprets and evaluates the need, and plans, implements, and leads integrated individualized and small group exercise programs for clients at all levels, with a broad range of fitness, and rehabilitation techniques. The Personal Trainer supports and motivates their clients to exercise, and encourages them to live a healthier lifestyle.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and implements individualized exercise programs, and/or post-rehabilitative exercise programs in response to assessed individual needs (fitness goals) and assessed capability for all clients and Be Fit participants.

  • Lead and instruct small group training classes.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluates client health history questionnaires to determine appropriate individual exercise program.

  • Interprets physiological assessment data and/or post-rehabilitation recommendations of referring medical providers/therapists to determine the nature and extent of specific client requirements.

  • Performs follow-up communication with clients, as required.

  • Tracks client progress and maintains complete and accurate client files.

  • Ensures member adherence to safety and injury prevention policies and procedures; prepares accident reports as required.

  • Manage Personal Training schedule two weeks in advance.

  • Ensure client is fully paid before session package begins.

  • Be informed of the latest trends in health, nutrition, fitness, and exercise.

  • Enforces club policies and procedures, as appropriate.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Manager.

  • Keeps certification current if applicable, and provides a copy at annual review.

  • Maintains predetermined Personal Training and Group Training hours excluding Be Fit hours, (# to be determined at annual review), which will be assessed quarterly.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Accredited Personal Training or Corrective Exercise certification from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM).

  • CPR
  • AED
  • Must have a minimum of one year experience.

  • Must be customer service oriented

SKILLS/ ABILITIES/ COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be professional and outgoing.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to motivate and work with a diverse group of people.

  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.

  • Knowledge of strength and cardiovascular training and provide education method on how to present techniques.
  • Knowledge of exercise physiology.
  • Skill in developing comprehensive fitness and exercise programs.
  • Skill in Fitness Assessments including blood pressure and heart rate.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in a fast paced health club environment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

The Personal Trainer is responsible for their client's safety while in their training session.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:

The Personal Trainer is responsible for their client's payment in full, and on time.

Keywords: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston , Personal Trainer /per diem, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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