Wellness Coordinator-Nutrition

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Responsibilities

This position is responsible for supporting the overall direction and development of the Health and Wellness programs for employees at Verizon Wireless.  Nutrition background preferred to conduct nutritional counseling sessions and coordinate other nutrition related seminars and events.  Coordinators will facilitate fitness assessments (including health history, height, weight, circumference measurements, body composition, heart rate, blood pressure, submax VO2 bicycle testing, flexibility testing through the use of a sit and reach test, and muscular strength and endurance tests utilizing push-up and sit-up protocols).  You will conduct equipment orientations including both cardiovascular and resistance equipment, provide one-on-one training, and exercise prescriptions. 

In addition, you will ensure a safe and clean facility by checking equipment, addressing and correcting malfunctions and maintaining an adequate inventory of supplies. Members will look to you to assist them in charting their attendance and progress.  Coordinators support the development of incentive programs and motivation programs, assist with health promotion activities including seminars, lectures and workshops on a variety of health and wellness topics including nutrition, blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, time and stress management, relaxation techniques, and more.  

The types of programs you will be involved in include:  flu shots, wellness messages, health screenings, motivational programs, smoking cessation classes, blood drives, body composition and blood pressure checks, massage therapy, charitable events and more.

Qualifications

Required Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nutrition, Exercise Science, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or a related field.

Required Qualifications:
- Excellent communication skills. 
- Ability to work a flexible schedule. 
- Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced work environment. 
- CPR, First Aid & AED Certification required. 
- Experience with fitness testing and personal training required. 
- Group exercise instructor experience a plus.
- A genuine commitment to encourage and motivate others to exercise and maintain healthy lifestyle through personal example.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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