CHI - Water Safety Instructor Private Lessons (Flat Rate)

Job Locations US-KS-Hays
Requisition ID
Allied Health


Under the supervision of the Aquatics/Group Fitness Manager, independently instructs Private Red Cross Swimming Lessons to children and adults in the aquatic center at The Center for Health Improvement.

Position Summary

  • Prepares for class by having proper equipment available and ready.
  • Instructs swimming lessons including Infant and Preschool Aquatics Program (IPAP) and Levels I, II, III and IV to all age levels; makes recommendations to students/parents as appropriate for student to practice skills.
  • Prepares mental or written lesson plans; executes lesson plans as appropriate for physical level of class participants; modifies lesson plans as necessary to avoid injury and meets the needs of each participant; selects appropriate activities for the specific class being taught and be able to modify as necessary; and selects appropriate equipment to achieve goals of daily lesson plans (kick boards, toys and floatation devices); assists with the coordination of class times and contacts student/parent prior to scheduled session time; and assists with program development.
  • Returns all equipment to proper storage area; ensures all equipment is in proper working order; removes any non-functioning equipment and reports appropriately.
  • Verbalizes and writes communication to membership regarding components of swimming lessons; reports any lack of attendance in swimming lessons; clearly and appropriately communicates to members, staff and all internal and external customers; and actively listens and clearly communicates to all members to ensure understanding of expectations; communicates completion of class and appropriately records information in compliance with the American Red Cross guidelines. 

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at HaysMed based on the following criteria: Primary - required (routine) to do the job; Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception;   - no approved access Description of Information Level None: Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates Clinical Information (information that describes a patient?s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-9 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes Infection Control:Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Training could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.


Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.


Patient Interaction: Periodic 



  • Technical knowledge and ability to apply kinesiology and motivation in teaching and leading private and group swimming classes for both youth and adult programming.
  • American Red Cross water safety instruction certification required (automatically re-certifies by teaching one course a year)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)- wtihin two weeks of employment
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)- wtihin two weeks of employment
  • Basic First Aid certification to be completed within the first six months after hire


  • Related experience 



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