Aquatics Program Coordinator

Location: Detroit, MI (48228)
Company: Beaumont Health
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 3 days ago


The Aquatic Program Coordinator manages and leads the arthritis exercise groups and independent swim program. Maintains awareness of health and safety issues of all participants in the arthritis exercise groups and independent swim program. This position has the responsibility for all activities related to the 2,400 sq foot therapeutic pool operations and operates independently of the Therapy based program.


1. Coordinates class schedules and manages scheduling, payments, and paperwork for all participants in the arthritis exercise groups and independent swim program.

2. Manage daily operations of the therapeutic pool, including cleaning of all equipment, submitting work orders for maintenance, and identifying equipment needs.

3. Designs and implements exercises for the arthritis exercise group participants; Makes modifications depending on the size of the group and special needs of participants.

4. Coordination of instructor coverage of arthritis exercise group and independent swim group while keeping the supervisors informed.

5. Trains pool volunteers to assist with groups.

6. May assist therapists with equipment and patient care as needed.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

A. Education/Training:

High School diploma or equivalent required.

B. Work Experience:

Experience in hospital/physician office preferred.

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

Lifeguard Management course certification (Red Cross) required within 30-days of start date.

BLS certification required.

Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard Certification preferred.

D. Other Qualifications:

Experience in an aquatic setting required.

Required to be a strong swimmer and able to assist others with less experience while in deep water.

Knowledge and understanding of medical conditions that may compromise participants in a pool exercise program

Educated in injuries/conditions and correct performance of exercises necessary to assist patients with their pool programs; education in proper posture/body mechanics to avoid injury.

Ability to work in a stressful environment.

This position requires self-direction/motivation.

This position deals with multiple tasks/deadlines at all times so the individual needs to have excellent organizational/time management/interpersonal skills and must have a working knowledge of Beaumont Health's policies/procedures.

This position involves handling confidential information.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required, as well as a professional and courteous demeanor that upholds the Beaumont Standards for superior customer service.

Excellent customer relation and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Knowledge in computer software programs, ie Microsoft Office.

Knowledge of patient record confidentiality laws.


A. Physical Effort:

Prolonged swimming or treading water.

Breath control to allow being submerged under water or splashed for brief periods of time.

Standing/moving on wet, slippery flooring while performing duties.


Stooping, bending for access of equipment, filing.

Reaching to access equipment or assist patients.

Fine motor skills (to operate equipment).

Motor skills to lift, assist patients.

Manual dexterity.

Lifting boxes, lifting/pulling pushing while standing.

Pushing/Pulling carts, equipment.

Visual Demands: Near vision to operate equipment as well as decipher notes, orders; depth perception, fine discriminate detail to read monitors/graphs, labels, reports.

Acuity/Auditory Demands: distinguish sounds to respond to patients, staff, equipment, instrumentation, hear speech.

Sensory demands: distinguish hot and cold, manual dexterity.

Verbal Demands: make sounds to verbally communicate with patients or staff what is required, form words, speak loudly, speak softly.

B. Work Environment:

Primarily functions in and around a swimming pool with some time spent in an office environment or therapy clinic.

Prolonged exposure to heat, humidity and chlorinated pool water of a typical swimming pool environment.

May handle and/or be exposed to hazardous chemicals used to clean, treat and maintain the pool.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Web Reference : AJF/374960895-5
Posted Date : Sun, 14 Aug 2022

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