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Premise Health Health Fitness Specialist in Watertown, Massachusetts

We have an opening for a PRN Fitness Specialist to work with our Employer-Based Fitness Center located in Canton, MA !

Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That’s our mission and it’s the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages 800+ worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. We serve more than 2,200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.

Summary: This role will work virtually until January 2022, when the site reopens in Canton, MA. Candidates must local and willing to work onsite. Current hours are Monday-Friday with flexibility to work 7am-3pm or 9am-5pm, and when the site reopens there is potential for the hours to adjust (potential 6am-2pm or 11a,-7pm). Open to all teaching background and specialties.

Essential Functions:

  • Guide, motivate and provide tools to participants so they may increase physical activity and create lasting behavioral change.

  • Develop one-on-one exercise prescriptions based on fitness assessment, health and fitness history and participant goals.

  • Provide a memorable experience and excellent customer service to our participants and client partners.

  • Assist with the creation and facilitation of fitness based incentive programs, promotional events, wellness activities and recreation offerings.

  • Provide exercise leadership expertise according to the latest American College of Sports Medicine, Exercise Testing and Prescription guidelines.

  • Conduct member recruitment activities, assist with member enrollment and lead new member orientations.

  • Perform basic fitness center administrative duties such as working with and reporting from the membership database system, monitoring member retention program, tracking equipment maintenance and repairs, etc. .

  • Circulate fitness floor and engage and assist members with their exercise programs.

  • Provide routine facility monitoring including equipment checks and locker room rounds to ensure member safety.

  • Teach multiple group exercise classes each week.

  • May require other duties as assigned.

If you want to join a team of knowledgeable, compassionate, like-minded healthcare professionals, join Premise Health for an unlimited opportunity with the company that is changing the face and the place of the healthcare industry as we know it.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Basic Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or a closely related field is required

  • Personal Training certification from nationally recognized, accredited organization (e.g. ACSM, NASM, NSCA etc.) is preferred

  • Current certification in CPR/AED (hands on program required) and First Aid required

  • Group Exercise Primary certification from nationally recognized organization (e.g. AFFA, ACE, IDEA) is preferred

Experience:

  • 1+ years of experience in the fitness industry (corporate fitness preferred)

  • Experience in exercise prescription and ability to perform fitness assessments including: resting and exercising blood pressure and heart rate, body composition using skin fold calipers, muscular strength and endurance testing, sub maximal cardiovascular testing.

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