The primary purpose of the aquatic instructor position is to provide safe and enjoyable instruction to the populations who exercise in the pool at the McGrane Center. The aquatic instructor is also responsible for some of the tasks that are required to keep the pool area clean, safe and accessible.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. A minimum or 3 months of exercise leadership experience preferred for On call, certifications as an aquatic group exercise instructor required for part time and full time
2. Current Lifeguard certification required.
3. BLS Required. Current AHA Healthcare provider, American Red Cross or KMC BLS within 60 days of hire.
· On feet a minimum of 8-12 hours, depending on length of shift.
· Frequent stooping, bending, reaching, lifting and pushing heavy equipment.
· Read charts, dials, equipment settings, literature and other printed and handwritten materials.
· Communicate with patients, physicians, families and co-workers in person and on telephone.
· Work with equipment and manipulate equipment settings, computer keyboard, etc.
· KMC operates 24 hours per day each day of the year, operational needs of departments may require that you be available to work all shifts, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the patients.
· Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment. In addition, work does include performing exercise in a warm environment (water and land)
· Work environment involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as fumes, unpleasant odors (chlorine) which require following basic safety precautions
· Exposure to blood and body fluids require body substance isolation procedures