Position: Fitness Monitor

Program:        Northern Arapaho Diabetes Program

Wage:             DOE   

Opening:        August 5, 2019            Closing:          August 19, 2019

Supervisor:

Under the direct supervision of the NADAP Lead Fitness Monitor.

Definition and Purpose:

Under the immediate supervision of the NADAP Lead Fitness Monitor, the Fitness Monitor/Personal Trainer is responsible for the supervision of the fitness facilities and its patrons. Monitor is also responsible for opening, closing and securing facilities.  They are to provide service and assistance to all Fitness Instructors.  They are also responsible for the appropriate use and cleanliness of all equipment.  Additionally they are required to provide a welcoming, inclusive, safe and enjoyable, service oriented environment for participants at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work all scheduled shifts with strict attention to being on time.
  • Serves as a team member on the Diabetes Grant project and applies health promotion and disease prevention of diabetes to participants.
  • Oversee the facility at all time to endure safety of participants and security of equipment.
  • Must obtain certifications in fitness training, First Aid and CPR.
  • Must maintain Personal Trainer Certification.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of physical fitness equipment and the knowledge skills and ability to design a physical fitness program for both diabetic and non-diabetic participants.
  • Familiarize participants with safe and effective use of fitness, aerobic and free weight equipment.
  • Provide service and assistance to all Fitness Instructors.
  • Maintain equipment and report any safety or maintenance needs in written form to NADAP Director.
  • Clean and “wipe down” all equipment on a regular basis as schedules with documentation.
  • Follow opening and closing procedures with documentation.
  • Prepare all incident and injury reports when appropriate.
  • On call as possible substitute and/or support.
  • Respond to and follow all emergency procedures.
  • Attend all mandatory staff meetings and workshops.
  • Provide a friendly, upbeat and quality customer service environment at all times for all participants.
  • Ensure a safe environment for all participants.
  • Practice safety and risk management.
  • Coordinate physical activities for the community.
  • Assists in participants education in a variety of settings (i.e. home, clinical, school, community)
  • Consults with the NADAP Director about questions or problems related to the care of patients.
  • Assists in the development of culturally sensitive patient education materials concerning diabetes prevention, screening treatment/management.
  • Assists with other diabetes programs personnel with establishing policies and procedures for the project. 
  • Submit required reports and records to NADAP Director.
  • Participates in the project quality improvement and evaluation program.
  • Participates in helping coordinate diabetes activities with other health care agencies and health care professionals.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality; abide by the Northern Arapaho Tribe Policy and Procedures Manual, the Privacy Act and the Drug Free Workplace Policy.
  • All other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have knowledge of Arapaho culture.
  • Ability to comprehend and utilize proper equipment, materials, and supplies in a large variety of school and community programs.
  • Willing to become certified fitness instructor, CPR and First Aid.

Preferred Work and Extra Curricular Experience:

  • Ability to supervise participants
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Open to new ideas and the ability to adapt to changes.
  • Awareness of and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity.
  • Awareness of safety concerns and risk management.
  • Understanding of positive customer service.

Physical Demands:

The work requires extensive standing and walking in the fitness center and within the community; lifting 30-40 lbs and assisting the patient and participants who will be using the fitness equipment.

Work Environment:

Work is 40 hours per week.  Exposure to outside weather typical in all seasons is common because of required activities within the communities.  Travel is often on isolated and unimproved roads.  Exposure to infections and communicable disease is frequent and at times hazardous.

How to apply:

Complete Northern Arapaho Tribal Application form and submit to the N.A.T Human Resources: P.O. Box 396, Ft. Washakie, WY 82514 or submit in person to Human Resources located at the Tribal Complex Building, 533 Ethete Rd. Ethete, WY

Applications can also be completed on our website at www.northernarapaho.com click on Online Job Application. For more information call 307-332-2499 or Fax to 307-335-3596.