CHI - Lifeguard (PRN; Flat Rate)

Job Locations US-KS-Hays
Requisition ID
Allied Health


Under the supervision of the Aquatics/Group Fitness Manager, independently maintains a safe and clean environment in the aquatic center at The Center for Health Improvement; maintains, reviews, interprets, and incorporates member safety through observation; assists with all day to day aquatic center issues and maintains accurate records.

Position Summary

  • Lifeguards the pool during participation; maintains all life safety codes; disciplines members who are not following the aquatic rules as stated;
  • Routinely make decisions about the safety of members in the aquatic area and provide the appropriate supplies;
  • Detects problems and communicates them to the appropriate staff;
  • Assists with schedule coordination; and assists with program development; and ensures proper water temperature and chemical balance of pool.
  • Responds appropriately to emergency procedures; assesses the situation; maintains a calm environment; and performs lifesaving rescues as outlined in lifeguard training certification.
  • Assists in locker room job functions during down pool times; ensures that there are adequate towels and supplies; ensures clean pools and pool decks with pool cleaning equipment; and performs chemical checks of all pools and reports issues to supervisor.
  • Returns all equipment to proper storage area; ensures all equipment is in proper working order; follows daily, weekly, and monthly checklist for aquatic area maintenance and upkeep; and removes any non-functioning equipment and reports appropriately.

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 


HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria: Primary - required (routine) to do the job; Secondary - required for the job, but mostly be exception; and None- 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.



  • American Red Cross lifeguard certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) - within two weeks of employment
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) - within two weeks of employment
  • Basic First Aid certification- within the first six months after hire


  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Experience in life guarding


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