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Summer 2023 Overnight Camp Health Officer

Company: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago
Location: Burlington
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Summer 2023 Overnight Camp Health Officer

Company : Name Linked

YMCA Camp MacLean

Job Locations


Location : Address

31401 Durand Avenue


Fitness, Health, Wellness


Resident Camp Position, Hours Vary





Resident Camp Health Officer YMCA Camp MacLean has been proudly providing camp programming for children, teens, and adults since 1941. YMCA Camp MacLean is located in beautiful southeast Wisconsin, one mile east of the city of Burlington. Throughout the years the camp has served tens of thousands of youth from all over the Chicagoland area and southeast Wisconsin. Our programs have grown from a summer camp for boys to a year-round camping center serving youth, families, and many different organizations.
Camp MacLean YMCA is part of YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago and offers a variety of fun to all ages and families! Following the Y's impact for more than 150 years, the mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families, and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness, and healthy living. The Resident Camp Health Officer is a seasonal position. Under the direct supervision of the Camp Director, the Health Officer is responsible for proper health care and first aid for campers and staff. Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Collect all campers and staff medication keep them locked up and dispense as directed
  • Perform a wellness check all campers & staff for communicable diseases, health problems, illnesses as directed in the written health procedures.
  • Collect and file all camper and staff health forms.
  • Maintain all first aid kits.
  • Maintain standing order medication and report medication or supply needs to the camp director.
  • Maintain daily treatment log.
  • Be readily available for first aid emergencies and other contingencies.
  • Secure proper treatment for campers and staff requiring a Doctor's or hospital attention.
  • Give a brief health check to campers leaving the camp property for overnight trips. Make sure accompanying staff members have necessary first aid information, daily and pm medication, first aid orientation and health forms.
  • Contact parents of camper requiring physician's attention, overnight stay in health center or whenever is deemed necessary.
  • Issue written health information to all staff of campers requiring medication and special allegories so that staff are aware.
  • Report any incident to the camp director. All incident reports are filled out by camp director.
  • Observe and advise camp director and staff on health, disease, sanitation and cleanliness issues.Requirements:
    • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or equivalent education experience
    • Must be licensed by the state as a RN, EMT, or LP
    • Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification
    • Must have 1-3 years of nursing and/or related experience
    • Prior camp experience is preferred Child Abuse Prevention:Supports the YMCA's commitment to child abuse prevention by:
      • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
      • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
      • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
      • Completing all child abuse prevention training as requiredCommitment to Inclusion:Supports the YMCA's commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations. Appropriate training and development will be provided to YMCA team members based on your role and responsibilities. Be Part of Our Mission
        The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. YMCA Vaccine PolicyWe're committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.

Keywords: YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Kenosha , Summer 2023 Overnight Camp Health Officer, Other , Burlington, Wisconsin

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