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Aegis Therapies Wellness Coordinator / Activities Director in Overland Park, Kansas

Aegis Therapies® is one of the nation’s leading providers of rehabilitation and wellness services. We offer short-term and long-term therapy services in over 1,100 locations in 36 states.

Aegis specializes in providing services that adapt to each individual’s needs, using leading-edge technology and innovation to help restore strength and confidence after illness, injury or surgery. More importantly we help individuals return to the activities they love.

When you join our team, you will always be a step ahead of the latest technologies and industry standards while building your professional skills and reaching your most ambitious goals — whether in a home health setting, outpatient, occupational, physical or speech therapy, medially oriented gyms or office support.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Provides 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. In cooperation with Manager Rehab 1, works directly to market programs and services and enroll clients for participation. Assists the Manager Rehab 1 in meeting the expectations of both internal and external customers.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Implement wellness programs and services for resident health and employee health

  • In coordination with Manager Rehab 1, interview and select staff for program and provide general oversight of all wellness and activities staff

  • Schedule staff to ensure all wellness and activity programs are provided as per the customer and client expectation

  • Partner with host facility to identify appropriate enhancements to program/services

  • Design and implement marketing and promotions initiatives to attract appropriate clientele and expand program participation

  • Monitor client participation and performance and ensure adequate record keeping

  • Achieve established metrics which demonstrate the effectiveness of wellness initiatives

  • Monitor Clinical Outcomes monitoring and utilization review

  • Assists Manager Rehab 1 in partnering with host facility to ensure proper and adequate equipment and supplies are available

  • Participate in quality review activities to assure appropriate delivery of services, and standards of practice requirements are met

  • Interact with customer staff and team members in a positive manner; work collaboratively to ensure patient/employee and customer satisfaction relative to services rendered

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree in biology, physiology, exercise physiology or related field preferred

  • Specialty certification as personal trainer, exercise specialist, fitness instructor, health and fitness specialist or similar area, preferred

  • Background in exercise and activity training with senior populations

  • Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & BEHAVIORS

  • Excellent customer service

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time without compromising deadlines

  • Capable of working independently without supervision

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information

  • Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels

PHYSICAL 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.

  • Several task and job duties involve a risk of exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).

    EEO Statement: Aegis Therapies and its Family of Companies (“the Company”) is committed to a diverse workforce, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For detailed information on your rights, click here. (http://www.goldenliving.com/sites/corp/uploads/file/EEOposter.pdf) In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-877-858-9013 or via email at employment@aegistherapies.com for assistance. The affirmative action plan will be made available for applicants to review. Please contact the location leader to schedule. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Drug-Free Workplace. Click here (http://cms.goldenliving.com/sites/careers/uploads/file/Required%20language%20for%20posting.pdf) to view our Pay Transparency Non Discrimination Provision. Click here: https://www.mycare.com/PublicFile/65f11946-5238-4db3-8dc8-9668ee3e78d6

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