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Lifeguard - Fitness Center

We Are Hiring

Lifeguard - Fitness Center 001 - PRN Rotating - Ascension Borgess Health and Fitness Center - Kalamazoo, MI

Various days and times including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension-MI, you will have the opportunity to guard the safety of pool users and responds to emergencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspects aquatic areas regularly and reports all maintenance concerns and incidents of worn equipment.
  • Explains pool rules and ensures the safety of those using the aquatic area by remaining vigilant and be ready to respond to emergency situations. Enforces policies; educates participants about aquatic safety policies for all aquatic areas.
  • Assist the instruction of swim lessons or exercise classes as training allows. Report all incidents and injuries per department regulations.
  • Conduct chemical tests and maintain accurate water test records and attendance records in accordance with health department regulations.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Certification specializing in Lifeguard obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 379277
Category: Health, Wellness and Beauty
Facility: MIKAL Borgess Hlth Alliance
Ministry: Ascension Borgess, MI
Location: Kalamazoo, MI

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