Ingleside At King Farm
  • Life Enrichment
  • Rockville, MD, USA
  • Competitive Salary
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Full Time Benefit Package Available

Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) is a not-for-profit, continuing care retirement community central to the award-winning inter-generational King Farm community. We offer small town living just a short ride from the Nation's capital. Inside our walls, residents find a stress-free lifestyle with a variety of cultural arts, wellness activities and amenities to choose from, and some of the area's most spacious apartment homes. But most of all, they find unique members and staff with rich life experiences who have created a community within a community. Ingleside offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. This is a very exciting time at IKF! We recently opened our new, state of the art Assisted Living Memory Support and Center for Healthy Living! Later this year Gardenside will open welcoming Independent Living residents into our community!

Ingleside at King Farm is looking to hire a Fitness Specialist. If you meet the requirements of this position, take accountability for your actions, treat everyone with respect, are innovative, a good steward of resources and assets and strive for excellence we would be honored to review your cover letter and application.

Position Overview:

This position assists the Fitness Manager with oversight of the fitness department, which provides customized fitness programming, group exercise and overall wellness initiatives to Ingleside residents and staff. As a member of the Life Enrichment department, this position promotes the (7) Dimensions of wellness. Additionally, this position provides oversight of aquatic fitness programming, works with the pool contractor and plant operations to ensure reported repairs to the pool area are done in a timely manner, and oversees fitness areas including gym and studio spaces


Preferred Associates degree in Kinesiology, Physical education, Health services, Sports/Wellness studies or related field, three  (3) to Five (5) years of personal training, physical education, private and/or group instruction or recreation management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.     Senior Fitness Specialist Certification is desired. Incumbent should be able to apply common fitness practices to carry out programs for residents in various levels of abilities (Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Memory Care) and staff, possess high-quality verbal and written communication ability, strong interpersonal skills, and be knowledgeable of state and federal health care regulations. Must be proficient in the operation of medical equipment such as chair lifts, pulleys, walkers, etc.  Must be proficient in the use of computer applications such as Microsoft Office and related software. 



Fitness Programming:

  • Assess and design fitness and wellness programs to increase the well-being of IKF residents and staff.
  • Implements a resident fitness assessment tool for Independent Living residents.
  • Provides orientation and consultation to residents in Fitness Center on customized exercises and use of equipment.
  • Implements wellness programs to meet the needs of the senior population in various levels of care (Independent Living, Assisted Living, Assisted Living-Memory Support, Skilled Nursing).
  • Develops and implements wellness programming for Ingleside at King Farm staff which may include Ingleside Head Quarters staff.
  • Evaluates Fitness programming and makes necessary adjustments based on attendance, feedback and changing needs of residents.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide person-directed, individualized, and meaningful programming, both in groups and individually.
  • Collaborates with therapeutic treatment team (MT-BC, Rec Therapist, OT/PT), chaplain services, volunteer services, and cultural arts services to promote holistic well-being across all dimensions of wellness.
  • Oversees vendor services as needed and communicates any updates or challenges to the Fitness Manager


Professional Development:

  • Demonstrates professional development/skills competency in all activities.
  • Participates in in-service, projects, or committees as assigned.
  • Attends all monthly mandatory all-staff training sessions
  • Attends all Life Enrichment meetings, as scheduled by the Life Enrichment Director.
  • Maintains all certifications necessary for job duties.

. Performance and Professionalism:

  • Maintains professional presence when representing Ingleside at King Farm; exhibits degree of professionalism consistent with standards in performance, behavior, and appearance.
  • Maintains resident confidentiality and privacy at all times according to policies and procedures; uses discretion when discussing confidential matters.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior with residents, families, co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and other department staff.

 Safety & Security:

  • Complies with Ingleside at King Farm's established safety rules and practices.


 EEO Statement:

As an employer committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Ingleside recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

If interested in this position please apply to this posting and attach cover letter along with your resume.

Due to the large number of applicants please DO NOT call to check on the status of your application. Hiring managers will review all applicants and contact those that are the best qualified.

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