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Lifeguard (Fitness Center)

Company: LHC Group, Inc.
Location: opelousas
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Under general supervision, the lifeguard ensures the safety of patrons of the Louisiana Family Fitness Center by preventing and responding to emergencies. Must be physically able to surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object. The lifeguard must demonstrate a high skill level in swimming, approaches, carries, resuscitation, assists and victim removal.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Essential Functions
  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility, acts immediately and appropriately to secure the safety of patrons in the event of an emergency.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Keeps the pools and the area around the pools in clean and working order by performing various maintenance duties as directed.
  • Teaches swimming lessons as scheduled. Protects and guards swimmers during the lessons.
  • Maintains bi-annual American Red Cross certification.
  • Greets members/swimmers in a friendly manner.
  • Continually abides by all safety rules while performing job duties.
  • Continually enforces all safety rules with members to ensure a safe and pleasant experience.
  • Dresses in a professional and conservative manner according to the Louisiana Family Fitness Center's dress code
  • Any other duties as assigned.
  • Exudes professionalism at all times, routinely reports for work as scheduled and notifies the supervisor as soon as possible when unable to report for work.

Education & Experience

Formal Education: na
Experience: Less than 6 months
License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: Yes
License Requirements
  • American Red Cross certification.
  • CPR certification.


Company Description:

Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that its all about helping people, and we live by those words today. Its our mission to provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part of the LHC Group family, youre choosing a career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.

Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist. Its our purpose.

Keywords: LHC Group, Inc., Lafayette , Lifeguard (Fitness Center), Other , opelousas, Louisiana

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