Small Group Trainer

Wellness Center -West Columbia 
PRN - 1 Hours
AM/PM Shift 

Voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019, the Lexington Medical Center Physician Network includes more than 450 physicians and advanced practice providers at 75 locations across the Midlands.

From general medicine and orthopedics to oncology and neurosurgery, these dedicated physicians, specialists and surgeons combine the highest quality care with advanced medicine and state-of-the-art technology to help patients achieve the best possible outcomes.  As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Create small group exercise programs using results from a variety of fitness tests and assessments; supervise small group exercise sessions; measure and track client’s progress toward fitness goals.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None.
Substitutable Education & Experience: None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Personal Trainer Certification (e.g., ACE, ACSM, NASM, NSCA, 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: Active employment within Lexington County Health Services District in a primary capacity.

Essential Functions

  • Design customized small group 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 clients.
  • 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)
  • Available to work outside normal business hours (e.g., early mornings, evenings and weekends).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Keeps management appraised of equipment and operational issues related to the delivery of personal training and small group training services.
  • Abides by LMC policies and procedures.
  • 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