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Ascension Health Health & Wellness Specialist in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Health & Wellness Specialist - Part-time - 0.7 FTE - Day Shift - Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm (Flexible) - Independent Living - Alexian Village of Milwaukee

Alexian Village of Milwaukee, an Ascension Living community, is looking for a caring and compassionate Health & Wellness Specialist to join the team! This gorgeous 440 bed continuing care retirement community offers independent living, assisted living, long-term skilled nursing, rehabilitation and therapy.

At Ascension Living, we are always learning things from our senior living communities, hospitals, and caregivers all over the country. And this means we have the ability to customize what works best in a lot of different places to ensure you feel safe and well. Safety is our top priority. That is why we provide ongoing associate education, hands-on training and access to the latest in COVID testing and mitigation efforts.

What You Will Do

As the Health & Wellness Specialist, you will have the opportunity to promote, apply, and govern health and wellness programs, according to the organization's standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and implement health, wellness, and/or fitness programs

  • Identify equipment and/or personnel needs to help support associate health and wellness

  • Coordinate activities for outreach events targeted at program populations

  • Compile data to review and evaluate the effectiveness of programs

  • Other tasks as assigned

What You Will Need

License & Certification

  • Preferred Credentials

  • BCLS certification from the AHA

  • Personal trainer certification

  • Group fitness certification

Education & Experience

  • Required Education

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in a healthcare-relaeted field highly preferred (i.e. kinesology, exercise physiology)High school diploma or GED with 2 years of experience OR associate's degree OR technical degree required

  • Preferred Experience

  • Experience working with the geriatric population

Why Join Our Team

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.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, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension Living 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 Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf) Right to Work

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