To supervise and be responsible for the general health and safety of campers and staff
- Cares for the physical well being of everyone in camp. Utilizes the standing orders issued by the camp physician and takes responsibility for calling the physician when advisable.
- Requisitions necessary equipment and supplies before and during the camp season.
- Prepares and supervises the first aid equipment for units, waterfront, camp vehicles and other areas in camp.
- Reports all cases of illness or injury of campers to Camp Director.
- Screens incoming campers health certificates, record treatment and other health information, notifies staff members of health precautions of campers and other staff.
- Completes and keeps on file necessary reports such as daily treatment log, insurance claim forms, health department reports and other required reports. Submit these to Camp Director to forward to Council.
- Supervises sanitary conditions in camp, through regular visits to units, kitchen, trash area and latrines.
- Keeps health certificates, record of treatment and other health information.
- Participates in all camp programs.
- Attends and participates in pre-camp training.
- Initiates health education and safety practices with campers and staff.
- Attends training with Council Physician.
- Other Duties as assigned
Apply by: July 15 2017
Camp/Organization: Camp Cedar Hill/Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (ACA Accredited)
Location: Waltham, MA
Type of Position: Health Staff
Time Frame: Seasonal
Health/Nursing training, or Current First Aid Certification, Current CPR Adult and Child Certification.
- The physical demands that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk on varied terrain, play games with campers and talk or hear.
- Specific vision ability required by this job is the ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Ability to differentiate colors helpful.
- Must be able to lift a maximum of 20 pounds on a regular basis.
- The work environment an employee is exposed to while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Work may be indoors or outdoors and may be hot, humid, rainy or cool weather.
- Work will be during daytime with optional evening and overnight hours.
- Experience treating and dealing with children in a professional manner.
- Licensed driver.
- Acceptance of all people and ability to effectively relate to and communicate with a broad spectrum of campers and adult representing a variety of backgrounds and socio-economic conditions.
- Should possess initiative, resourcefulness and have a common sense approach to health situations that may arise.
- Knowledge of the Girl Scout Program.