I. Summary The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The camp Health Director is needed to respond to emergencies and carry out programs of health and safety throughout the summer. The Health Director will live on camp property while camp is in session.
II. Duration The summer camp season includes 1 week of pre-camp staff training starting July 1, 2018 and 6 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates are July 8 – August 17, 2018. Additional weekend coverage will be required for 2 stay-over weekends in July and August.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Develop with the camp director, health and safety procedures
Accept all medications on arrival day from parents and turn over medications on pick up day
Record and report all admissions of the infirmary
Live on site Sunday afternoon through Friday afternoon
Administer and record all medications and treatments according to physician's orders
Order and prepare first aid kits for emergency use to all counselors
Physically check all campers upon arrival in camp and review all health records
Maintain all records of campers and staff ( hospital visits, Doctor visits, medication, injuries, dietary habits)
Train staff on all health and safety procedures and precautions of camp
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
Other duties may be assigned as required
21 years of age or older
Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Physician's Assistant or Medical Doctor and licensed to practice in the State of New York
Current First Aid Responding to Emergencies & CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification
Experience or background with youth
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers and camp families
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
Ability to get to remote locations on camp property over rough terrain.
POSITION DETAILS: This is an exempt, full-time position, 40 hours per week.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application, including the following materials: cover letter, resume and three (3) references in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Contact Kathy @ firstname.lastname@example.org with any submission questions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
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