Position Summary: The Health Supervisor is responsible for managing the general health and safety of campers and staff.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Check the living quarters and camp facilities daily for health and safety conditions.
2. Administer all medications and treatments and keep records of all such treatments.
3. Provide first aid in life-threatening emergencies until medical assistance arrives.
4. Report all treatments to the Resident Camp Manager at a predetermined time, unless emergency treatment warrants immediate notification.
5. Prepare first aid kits and distribute them to units, replenishing them as necessary.
6. Develop and implement system for health screening of campers on their arrival in camp and review all health records; discuss particular items at staff meeting.
7. Be responsible for any drugs and medicines brought to camp, and administer as directed by physician of the camper/staff.
Other Job Duties:
1. At close of camp season, complete final inventory (indicating what needs to be resupplied for following summer), clean-up of medical equipment and supply area, and evaluation.
2. At close of each session, provide a written statement for parents of any girls who have been treated for illness that needs to be brought to parents' attention.
3. Carry out other duties as assigned.
Works with all camp staff and at times, council staff.
Minimum Education and Experience: Incumbent must be at least 21 years of age and be currently licensed in Missouri as a licensed practical nurse, registered nurse, nurse practitioner, emergency medical technician, paramedic, military medic or level 2 responder.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Must meet the requirements for membership in the Girl Scout organization, have current certification in CPR and first aid techniques, have an ability to work with limited supplies and facilities, have the ability to make immediate decisions in a crisis, have the ability to deal with emergency situations, have an ability to lift/assist campers and staff, have an awareness of potential health and safety hazards and ways to control them correctly and be familiar with camp living and enjoy the outdoors. Must possess a current driver’s license.
This position requires the ability to listen to others, observe others’ actions, read text and information, comprehend instructions and manuals, physical ability to lift and carry up to 35 pounds, move about the camp property in various environmental conditions, climb, stoop, kneel, bend, stand, lift, work with fingers, grasp, feel and talk.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those 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 exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. The employee is expected to adhere to all agency policies and to act as a role model in adherence to agency policies. This position description does not constitute a contract.