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Aquatics Center Instructor

Allina Health
Golden Valley, MN 55427

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Physical Location

Golden Valley, Minnesota

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Schedule Type


Dept. Name

CKRI Pool and Fitness GV

Hours Per Week





Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Abbott Northwestern Hospital, located in south Minneapolis, is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities and is recognized as an ANCC Magnet-designated hospital. It is known around the region and across the U.S. for its centers of excellence: cancer care through the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute; cardiovascular services in partnership with the Minneapolis Heart Institute; the Spine Institute; Neuroscience Institute; Orthopaedic Institute; perinatology, obstetrics and gynecology through WomenCare; physical rehabilitation through Courage Kenny Rehabilitation InstituteTM; and more. With 5,697 employees, 1,397 physicians and 633 beds, Abbott Northwestern Hospital cares for nearly 370,000 patients and their families each year from the Twin Cities area and throughout the Upper Midwest.


Req ID: 55824
  • Provides recreation based water therapy instruction to aquatic program participants in a safe and supervised environment
  • Conduct recreation based group aquatic exercise/therapy programs as outlined by governing disciplines (Arthritis Foundation, M.S. Society, Aquatic Exercise Association and American Red Cross) according to internal design protocol so that clients benefit and achieve fitness and recreational goals
  • Conduct 1:1 instruction and hands-on assistance to clients according to Aquatic Specialist or Physical/Occupational Therapist treatment plans
  • Monitor clients progress and consult with Aquatic Specialist or Physical/Occupational Therapist prior to making program changes as necessary to facilitate clients maximum independence and achieve fitness goals
  • Perform administrative functions necessary to ensure the effectiveness of individual and group programs such as maintain class rosters/client records, complete documentation and communicate with program coordinator staff
  • Respond to emergency situations so that Emergency Action Plan is effectively carried out
  • Attend required Emergency Action Plan in-services so that individuals are adequately trained to respond to emergency situations
  • Maintain a safe environment for all clients such as complete the incident/accident reports when necessary and assist with Pool Closure Processes
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements and accreditation standards
  • Ensure that all department activities are conducted in a manner that is consistent with Compliance Program, including its Code of Conduct and HIPAA policies and procedures


Background in aquatics.



  • Required: Has the ability and knowledge to teach aquatic skills
  • Preferred: Competitive swimming background


  • Required: CPR/AED, First Aid
  • Required: Lifeguard Certification
  • Preferred: WSI

Work Schedule

  • 22 hours a week
  • Days/Evenings
Mondays: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 4:00 -8:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 am - 2:00 p.m.

Location/Community Information

Golden Valley is a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis conveniently located five miles west of downtown.  With its desirable location, ample parks and nature areas, diverse neighborhoods, flourishing business, and award-winning schools, Golden Valley is one of the best places to live in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

  • Located in Golden Valley
  • Population = 20,370

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune



If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Requisition #

Rehab Therapy


Posted: 2019-06-14 Expires: 2019-10-14

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