Personal Trainer

Wellness Center -West Columbia  
AM/PM Shift 

Consistently named best hospital, Lexington Medical Center dedicates itself to providing quality health services that meet the needs of its communities. Ranked #2 in the state and #1 in the Columbia metro area by U.S. News & World Report, Lexington Medical Center is the only hospital named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

The 607-bed hospital anchors a health care network that includes five community medical centers and employs nearly 8,000 health care professionals. The network includes a cardiovascular program recognized by the American College of Cardiology as South Carolina’s first HeartCARE CenterTM and an accredited Cancer Center of Excellence affiliated with MUSC Hollings Cancer Center for research and education. The network also features an occupational health center, the largest skilled nursing facility in the Carolinas, an Alzheimer’s care center and nearly 80 physician practices.





Job Summary

Create personalized exercise programs using results from a variety of fitness tests and assessments; supervise each exercise session; measure and track client's progress toward fitness goals and provide basic nutritional information.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Personal Trainer Certifications ( e.g., ACE, ACSM, NASM, Midlands Tech) and/or degree in exercise-related field; Current CPR and AED Certification or must be obtained within the first 90 days of employment.
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Design customized one-on-one training programs and monitor fitness progress of clients, including those with physical limitations (e.g. arthritis, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, etc…)
  • Demonstrate and teach safe and effective techniques of exercise; correct form as necessary.
  • Explain the purpose and effects of particular exercises to the client.
  • Use motivational techniques and participate in incentive programs to encourage clients to have fun, work hard and be adherent to the program.
  • Demonstrate appropriate communication of information on all ages and responds to customer requests and needs (e.g., hearing impairment)

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Available to work outside normal business hours (e.g., early mornings, evenings and weekends).
  • Train, monitor and evaluate prospective trainers (as assigned).
  • Lead occasional lectures/presentations/demonstrations for staff (as assigned).
  • Adheres to administrative duties, including all client paperwork, renewals, client calendar.
  • Complies with Kronos timekeeping policies; is punctual.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina