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Exercise Specialist

WakeMed Health & Hospitals

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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WakeMed Health & Hospitals
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Job Description

About WakeMed:
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Women's Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that
promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse
workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or
conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer,
promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression,
genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:
The Fitness Specialist provides group and individual instruction and education to participants varying in age, ability and health status in the following programs: Cardiac Rehab, Safeway to Fitness, Personal Training, Transitional Exercise, Group Exercise, Youth Fitness, Bariatric, general membership and other programs offered through the department. The Fitness Specialist also coordinates one or more of these programs and assists the Healthworks team in the day to day operations of the department.

Experience Requirements:
2 Years Fitness or Other Clinical Exercise Required - And Healthcare Preferred - And Leadership Preferred

Education Required:
Bachelor's Degree Healthcare Or Physical Education Or Exercise Science Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Basic Life Support Required - And Certified Health Fitness Instructor Or Certified Exercise Specialist Or Certified Personal Trainer Preferred

Hours of Work:
Weekdays 5 am to 11 am

Weekend Requirements:
No Weekends

Call Requirements:
as needed