Permanent Part Time
This position will be providing exercise classes for 18-20 hours per week in Mississauga and Oakville.
Lifemark began over 17 years ago and is currently in a period of significant expansion. Born and bred in Canada, Lifemark has over 2,000 employees and provides services in over 100 physiotherapy clinics in 8 provinces.
In addition, Lifemark operates a Seniors Wellness division providing services to over 165 long-term care and retirement homes in Ontario and BC, as well as a homecare division operating under the Community Advantage Rehab brand.
Lifemark is also a leading provider of Medical Assessments performing independent medical assessments across Canada under the Viewpoint brand.
In this role you will :
Implement exercise and education programs for seniors that focus on increasing mobility, pain relief, building strength, and improving balance
Provide a consistent approach to prevent falls, reduce injuries, improve awareness of safety within the participant’s daily activities, develop understanding of risks, falls prevention strategies, post-
fall injuries, as well as increase participants’ independence, cognition, mobility and quality of life
Prepare and maintain progress reports and basic metrics on participants and produces data as requested
Be responsible for classroom setup and ensuring participants are able to enter program site
Attentively monitor residents while utilizing exercise equipment; promote and demonstrate safe use of all equipment as well as proper infection control practices for equipment
Support and participate in the development and implementation of programs and objectives
Accurately data collect data for reporting
Participate in the ongoing education of residents within the scope of the programs
Graduate of university Kinesiology degree program or PTA diploma
First Aid (CPR & AED) Certification