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Health Service Assistant
Get ready for the best summer of your life. No, seriously, we’re not kidding. Camp Cedarbrook is a great place to spend your summer. Not only is it a great missions opportunity, you make new friends and family and you impact hundreds of girls lives. You get to be in the great outdoors in New York’s Adirondack mountains instead of working inside cooking fries or folding clothes. Prepare yourself for a whole new group of best friends and an adventure you won’t forget.
Camp is an intense and fulfilling experience for people with many different skills and interests. Camp Cedarbrook in the Adirondacks, a Christian girls camp in the Adirondack mountains of New York, is looking for Christian women to work as health service assistants. Health service assistants major responsibilities include working cooperatively with health service director in caring for the physical needs of staff and campers and maintaining a clean and healthy medical facility. Please see our staff website (https://cedarbrookstaffblog.wordpress.com) and camp website (www.campcedarbrook.net) to learn more about us and apply online or email email@example.com for questions. This is a paid position with room and board provided running from June 11 through August 9. Application deadline is 5/15/17.
Must be 18 years and older
Must have experience in health care
Must have current certification in First Aid and CPR.
Must have spiritual and emotional maturity
Must agree with the Spiritual Standard and Statement of Faith
Assist health service director to provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
Welcome visitors to health hut and find necessary paperwork.
Do a preliminary assessment as requested by the health service director.
Assist with screening of campers and staff as they arrive at camp.
Assist health service director when she distributes medications to campers.
Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff.
Inventory and request (at direction of health service director) all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
Assist to prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips.
Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed.
Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to NYSDOH regulations and ACA standards.
Ensure staff and camper health forms are current and on file. Call parents/communicate with office staff as necessary.
Handle pre-registration paperwork- filing, labeling, etc.
Perform secretarial tasks as needed in health office.
PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF THE JOB:
Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
Ability to maintain written record system.
Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain.
Ability to observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp.
Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns in person and by phone.
Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
Time: Full-Time Seasonal
Updated: 11/21/2016 10:27:21 AM