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Group Fitness Instructor - On-call to cover Seated Dance Blast classes

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital Lincoln, NE

Job Description



Job Title:   Group Fitness Instructor                                                                                                 Job Code:   773003         

Status:   Non-exempt                                





Teaches fitness classes in a safe manner using proper exercise, body mechanics, and properly choreographed and cued routines.  Responsible for quality service delivery with internal and external customer satisfaction for Madonna as a whole while upholding Madonna√Ę??s mission and values.





  1. Maintains and reports on class participation.


  1. Provides a safe and enjoyable fitness environment using professionally accepted group fitness techniques.
  2. Ensures all participants perform in a safe fashion in regards to intensity, body mechanics, and according to the class routine.
  3. Instructs class on how to self-monitor intensity through perceived exertion, pulse checks, or heart monitors.
  4. Develops new routines and choreographies to insure fitness classes are motivating and challenging.
  5. Supports and cross-sells all ProActive departments, programs and services.
  6. Actively involved in ProActive special events and programs.
  7. Takes instruction from supervisor to perform other functions as assigned in order to achieve the goals of ProActive.


  1. Properly operates sound system and equipment.
  2. Effectively and safely utilizes fitness devices such as steps, weights, bars, balls, punching bags, noodles, kick boards, water resistive devices, etc. to provide the highest quality classes for members.
  3. Assists in ensuring clean and organized class environment and equipment.
  4. Performs light maintenance.
  5. Maintains a clean, organized and safe environment.  Handles and operates all necessary equipment and performs required duties according to established safety standards to maintain compliance with regulations and prevent injury.




Must have constant near visual acuity with ordinary hearing and speaking skills.  Frequent lift and carry of 25 pounds.  Constant movement such as walking or swimming while conducting multiple fitness classes daily. Requires frequent bending and stooping. Must tolerate occasional to frequent horizontal reaching with both arms. Frequent grasping of both hands requiring normal grip strength based on national averages.  Has potential for blood or body fluids when providing emergency care.



IV.  QUALIFICATIONS (Education/training and/or Experience)


Prefer certification from a nationally recognized agency.  Experience teaching land and/or water group fitness classes preferred.  Completion of instructor training program preferred. Group fitness certifications preferred include National Arthritis Association, YMCA Group Exercise and Water certifications, Aquatics Exercise Association (AEA) and/or Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) or another recognized group exercise certification as International Dance Exercise Association.


CPR/AED certified preferred.


Background checks are conducted.  When specific authorization forms are requested so that full background and history can be obtained, employees/applicants must sign the form(s) requested.



Revised 11/12/15




Job Details

Date Posted July 3, 2018
Date Closes July 18, 2018
Requisition 0002CI
Located In Lincoln, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00