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 is required to live on camp property while camp is in session.
II. Duration The summer camp season includes one week of pre-camp staff training that begins June 30, 2019 and 5 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates are July 7 through August 9, 2019. Additional weekend coverage will be required for our Weekend Stayover July 19 through 21st.
RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES ONLY: July 7 – 12, July 21 – 26, August 4 – 9 July 19 – 21 Weekend Event – Shift Starts at 5 PM 7/19
III. Specific Responsibilities
Follow the New York State Department of Health Safety plan for camp staff and campers o Assist in the implementation and documentation where appropriate Follow specific plan for Bat's in cabin with Schuyler County Public Health
Review all camper health records prior to camper arriving at Camp o Prepare special health needs alert and make certain that appropriate staff are aware of camper specific needs, i.e., bedwetting, allergies
Assist the Camp team with a camper who is homesick
Accept all medications on arrival day from parent and return medications to parent on pick up day of camper o Keep all medications locked in the Health Director office o Follow medication disposal plan for any medication not picked up by parent
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
Check on first aid kits for emergency use by all camp staff o Re stock kits with missing supplies
Physically check all campers upon arrival at camp
Maintain all records of campers and staff (hospital visits, Doctor visits, medication, injuries, dietary habits)
Assist in the training of staff on all health and safety procedures
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents.
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 (RTE) & CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification
Experience working with youth
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Manager, 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 classified, camp position.
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 @ email@example.com 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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