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Sanford Health Exercise Specialist | Health Plan in Fargo, North Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Fargo Health Plan
Location: Fargo, ND
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

Demonstrates expert knowledge in the field of exercise science and fitness. Assists with fitness assessments and fitness-related education programs. Participates in planning and implementing individual/group fitness programs. Participates in health condition assessments. Administers fitness testing procedures and interprets test results for individuals. Coordinates the development of exercise/fitness programs for low, medium and high-risk populations. Maintains fitness equipment. Possesses thorough knowledge of human physiology and the ability to prescribe exercise according to accepted guidelines. Performs physiologic assessments including body fat analysis, blood pressure and strength assessments.

Teaches additional fitness classes when needed. Develops and instructs training boot camps and small group training sessions in addition to private training session. Instructs participants in maintaining exertion levels to maximize benefits from exercise routines. Teaches proper breathing techniques used during physical exertion. Offers alternatives during fitness classes and private training sessions in order to accommodate to different levels of fitness. Promotes Wellness Center memberships alongside promoting personal training sessions.

Works on the floor addressing responsibilities such as maintaining fitness equipment and locker rooms as needed. Ensures the overall environment is safe, clean and presentable.

Department Details

Exercise is Medicine is a cornerstone program of Center for Lifestyle Medicine.


Bachelor's degree in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Corporate Fitness or a related field of study is required. In lieu of bachelor’s degree, will accept national accreditation in personal training.

Acceptance of any national accredited personal training certification.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Additionally, may be required to obtain and subsequently maintain specific competencies and certifications based on facility needs, including: Aid certification and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification required within 30 days of hire.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Job Function: Sports Medicine and Wellness
Req Number: R-17904
Featured: No