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Outdoor Science School Health Technician

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General Qualifications:

The Outdoor Science School (“OSS”) Health Technician is a Non-Ministerial position. Non-Ministerial staff who serve in operational and service support roles are not required to affirm Mount Hermon Association, Inc.’s (“MHA”) Christian mission, vision and beliefs. However, they are expected in the course of their employment to respect, work in harmony with, and not undermine MHA’s Christian mission, vision and beliefs. Non-Ministerial staff join into our community life of prayer, worship and spiritual activity, including but not limited to staff meetings, attendance at programs, Bible Study, and staff gatherings.

Position Objective:

The Outdoor Science School (“OSS”) Health Technician assists, reports to and supports the OSS Health Supervisor with all health needs of OSS participants and staff in a manner consistent with MHA’s mission, vision and values.

Key Job Accountabilities:

• Manage and stock the Ponderosa Lodge Healthcare Center.
• Store, handle and dose medication under the direction of the RN and in compliance with MHA’s Medication Policy and Procedures.
• Assist with transportation of campers or staff to urgent care, hospital emergency room or Doctors on Duty using MHA’s “2-Person Policy.”
• Check / document AEDs weekly.
• Document each campers or parents’ clinical encounters in Camp Health Log.
• Carry first-aid backpack (Epi-pens and Benadryl) on Beach Day and connect as needed with RN by phone.
• With Health Supervisor’s support, locate, complete and distribute Employee or Volunteer Incident Report, referral form and Workers’ Compensation Packet or Guest Incident Report and Campers’ insurance information.
• Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• none


• High school graduate.
• Current American Heart Association Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED, including the care of infants, children, and adults.
• College or university course work in preventative health practice, pharmacology, anatomy and physiology are preferred.

Work Experience:

• Experience (work or volunteer) working with children preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to work with a team using good judgment and decision-making abilities.
• Must be a punctual and responsible individual.
• Must exhibit great interpersonal skills with people of all ages.
• Must be observant and attentive.
• Mature understanding and respect for authority and peers, as well as camp guidelines and principles.
• Ability to engage in active listening.
• Ability to engage in a variety of outdoor activities.
• A heart to serve whenever needed.
• Ability to lead and teach with patience and clear instruction.

Physical Demands:
• The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
• Ability to see, hear, grasp, and speak English.
• The employee is frequently required to run, crouch, stand, sit for long periods, and use steep trails and stairs.

Additional Requirements:

• Must agree to and comply with MHA’s employee driving guidelines for MHA-owned vehicles and personal vehicles for business purposes.
• Adherence to the basic principles as expressed in MHA’s Mission, Vision, Values and Commitment statements.
• Adherence to company dress code and professional standards for personal grooming and appearance.
• Satisfactory completion of background investigation as well as ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Time:  Part-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Healthcare



Updated: 3/10/2020 2:06:37 PM

Job Contact:
Daryl von Haunalter
(831) 430-4308

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Why work at Mount Hermon Association, Inc.:

For over 100 years Mount Hermon has been a place where lives are transformed through Christ. Join with us as we serve His Church in our nation and throughout the world.

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    Felton, CA 95018

(831) 430-4308

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