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Exercise Assistant

Quality Living Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, $$20,000 - $$30,000


Do you envision a future in PT, OT, or SLP? Are you ready for a role where you are moving constantly in order to support people reach their highest level of well-being? If you are active and energetic--we want to meet you! 

QLI is a national leader in providing a comprehensive approach to the therapeutic process of a person who is recovering from the effects of a spinal cord or traumatic brain injury. We are a passionate and mission-focused team committed to delivering life-changing rehabilitation and care. 

It’s not about titles at QLI--we value our people, our creativity, our results, our Mission. 


Role Snapshot:

The Exercise Assistant supports each resident’s physical and functional wellness program while collaborating with PT, OT, and SLP's. The exercise assistant will work alongside direct care team members in playing an active role in supporting resident ADL's. This is a physical position with time spent facilitating traditional therapies as well as:

  • Adaptive Sports--think tandem bike riding, rock climbing, archery and golf
  • Aquatics--that's right--we have a pool!
  • Virtual Reality--who wouldn't want to travel through space and time?
  • Other creative therapy methods--you are only limited by your creativity

The Exercise Assistant complies with the resident’s therapy program, reports residents’ participation & progress in exercise program to therapists, and attends care conferences with residents, family members, and other healthcare professionals. The Exercise Assistant will occasionally conduct in-service training to other team members, as well as participate in new team member orientation. 


Come join the team that supports your personal and professional growth—become who you are meant to be!  


Skills / Knowledge / Abilities: A successful candidate will:

  • Understand and provide instruction with exercise program (secondary to plan of care)
  • Accurately complete written documentation
  • Possess knowledge of proper body mechanics
  • Respond appropriately to feedback from residents and other team members
  • Be an optimistic and collaborative team player
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Be patient with others and creatively solve problems
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to learn new skills

 Education and Certifications:

  1. Must be at least 18 years old (required)
  2. High school diploma or G.E.D. (preferred)
  3. Certified as a Nursing Assistant (required). We will provide PAID certification training, if needed, for the right candidate.

Excellent Benefits and Advantages:

  • One of the best health & dental insurance plans in Omaha
  • HSA or FSA and dependent care
  • Vacation/Sick/Holiday pay
  • 401(k) with generous employer contribution
  • Free on-site wellness center
  • Casual dress (no uniforms or scrubs)
  • Merit-based pay
  • Tuition reimbursement

Website to Apply:


QLI is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political affiliation, national origin, physical or mental handicap, gender identification, citizenship status, or being pregnant, having recently given birth or having related medical conditions, or any other protected class.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted May 12, 2023
Date Closes June 11, 2023
Start Date May 30, 2023
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $$20,000 - $$30,000
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 39-9031.00 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
Zipcode 68104

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Nursing Facilities
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Time-off to Pursue Interests
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

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