Sanford Health Strength & Conditioning Specialist - POWER Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Strength & Conditioning Specialist | POWER Center | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : POWER CENTER

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for a comprehensive program design, implementation and supervision of athletes/clients of various ages and skill levels. Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. A team minded professional who embraces growth and challenges. Ability to work in individual, small group and team settings. Thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines. Provide instruction and demonstration of correct Olympic lifting technique, along with other strength, speed development, agility and plyometric exercises while applying them in a periodized framework. Provide instruction and demonstration of appropriate dynamic warm up, mobility and stability exercises based on individualized athlete needs. Ability to administer and interpret SCORE testing assessment for pre/post evaluation of athletic readiness. Complete SCORE testing report and deliver results to athlete/parents. Incorporate sport timing systems for all large group and team SCORE testing. Ability to administer and interpret results for submaximal cardiovascular and fitness assessments. Collaborate with appropriate Sanford departments as required; such as but not limited to, Sport Science Institute (SSSI), Power-PT, Athletic Training, Ortho & Sports Medicine Physician groups, etc., to gather accurate and reliable athlete testing data for use in research. Work with Sanford Physical Therapy staff to incorporate SCORE pro biomechanical assessment results into individualized athlete performance programming. Assists in the promotion of POWER services and in the development of new programiming. Assist with collection and computer entry of accurate athlete testing data. Maintain an accessible record of all written and electronic athlete performance programming. Responsible for safety, maintenance and cleanliness of the weight room, equipment and overall facility.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Supports the mission, vision, and objectives of own department or unit. Explains impact of interactions with individuals and groups. Coaches others to improve their skills. Creates skill-practice opportunities for subject of coaching. Demonstrates sincere interest in mentee's current responsibilities and future goals. Shares information, knowledge, and experiences openly and proactively. Utilizes available tools or approaches for increasing knowledge of self-motivation. Follows all recommended exercise guidelines/recommendations of applicable governing bodies and associations. Explores physiologic responses and adaptations resulting from physical activity and exercise. Implements programs in a variety of environments and patient conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS

CPR certification required within 6 weeks of employment and certification required to be maintained. Certification on one of the following areas is preferred at date of hire: CSCS, CSCCa , USA Weightlifting, and or ACSM. CSCS Certification through the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA) is required within one (1) year of date hired. A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a field of Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health, Physical Education, Recreation or other closely related discipline is required. Master's Degree in one of the identified Bachelor's degree areas is preferred. Highly desirable two or more years of experience in the strength & conditioning field at the high school, college, professional or private sector. Competency in Microsoft Office and basic computer skills is required.Possess a thorough understanding of the physiological basis of exercise and the ability to program/instruct according to the National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and USA Weightlifting (USAW) guidelines.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Care

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req21272