Lifeguard

Owensboro Health - 42301
April 22, 2021
LIFEGUARD Non-Clinical Support Hours: Varies As Needed - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-67 -
Job Summary Responsible for providing and maintaining a safe area for aquatic activity during hours that require a lifeguard on duty. Job Responsibilities Responsible for the prevention of incidents, responding to emergencies and enforcing facility rules related to aquatic area. Enforces the facility and pool rules. Assists with keeping aquatic area clean and safe every shift that is worked. Ensures supplies are maintained in the department. Alerts fitness supervisor or manager of aquatics regarding functionality and/or availability of equipment. Completes incident reports when incidents occur and alerts fitness supervisor or manager of aquatics. Organizational Responsibilities Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures. Executes all tasks and behaves in a manner consistent with a culture of compliance, safety and a high reliability organization; behavior supports the organization#s core commitments of Integrity, Service, Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, and Innovation. Education High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED), or higher preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registration Lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross, Young Men#s Christian Association (YMCA), or Ellis and Associates required. Work Experience No experience#required. A minimum of 1 year experience in Lifeguarding preferred. Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. FLSA Classification Non-Exempt Disclaimer This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees. Specific duties and responsibilities consistent with the general nature and level of work described may vary by department and additional related duties may be assigned as needed. Some duties listed may not apply to all areas. Additional Position Related Details Populations Served Training is provided relevant to the population served, based on scope of care of the service assignment. Physical Requirements Activity and Frequency: Bending/Stooping - Frequently Climbing - Occasionally Keyboard Data Entry - Occasionally Kneeling - Frequently Lifting/Moving Patients - Occasionally Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 0-25 lbs - Occasionally Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - 25-75 lbs - Occasionally Lifting/Carrying (Non-Patient) - over 75 lbs - Occasionally Pushing/Pulling - 0-25 lbs - Occasionally Pushing/Pulling - 25-75 lbs - Occasionally Pushing/Pulling - over 75 lbs - Occasionally Reaching - Occasionally Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements - Never Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements - Never Running - Never Sitting - Frequently Squatting - Frequently Standing - Frequently Walking - Frequently Audible Speech - Frequently Hearing Acuity - Frequently Smelling Acuity - Occasionally Taste Discrimination - Never Vision: Depth Perception - Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color - Frequently Vision: Seeing - Far - Frequently Vision: Seeing - Near - Frequently Exposures Owensboro Health is committed to providing a safe working environment including training and access to person protective equipment necessary to this position. While performing duties of this position, occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens is present for all employees.