Health Assistant


Girl Scouts of Utah
445 E 4500 S Suite 125
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
United States

Category
Industry
Camping
Job Start Date
6/1/2020
Job End Date
8/15/2020
Experience Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp

Job Description

Health Assistant: Girl Scouts of Utah

Make a difference in the lives of girls and spend an unforgettable summer in the Wasatch Mountains! The Girls Scouts of Utah are seeking adventurous, fun loving, creative and empathetic staff for the upcoming 2020 season at one of our American Camp Association accredited camps.

The Girl Scouts of Utah are proud of their two pristine camps: Trefoil Ranch and Camp Cloud Rim. Each camp offers a unique and beautiful setting for your summer home away from home.

Trefoil Ranch

Trefoil Ranch is located on 123 acres of beautiful ranch country tucked away in Provo Canyon. Trefoil Ranch features a lodge, ranch house, bunk house, showers, electricity, hot water and flush toilets. Trefoil Ranch is home to about 20 horses, offering unique opportunities to experience equestrian programs. Girls live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. Girls can enjoy horseback riding instruction, high and low ropes courses, archery, biking, hiking, and other camp activities.

Camp Cloud Rim

Camp Cloud Rim sits at an elevation of 9,200 feet near Park City, nestled among aspen and pine on the shores of Lake Brimhall. Camp Cloud Rim has beautiful facilities including a lodge and shower house, electricity, hot water and flush toilets. Girls live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. A highlight of Camp Cloud Rim is beautiful Lake Brimhall where campers can canoe, sail, kayak and swim. Other activities include photography, pottery, rock climbing, hiking and backpacking.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:


1. PROVIDE HEALTH CARE TO CAMPERS AND STAFF
A. ASSIST HEALTH SUPERVISOR WITH PROVIDING ALL MEDICATIONS FOR CAMPERS AND STAFF IN
ACCORDANCE WITH STANDING ORDERS.
B. PROVIDE FIRST AID AND CARE TO SICK AND INJURED CAMPERS AND STAFF.
C. PROVIDE WEEKLY HEALTH SCREENING FOR ALL CAMPERS WHO ARRIVE AT CAMP; COLLECT
MEDICATIONS AND VERIFY ALL INFORMATION ON HEALTH FORMS.
D. REPORT ALL SERIOUS CASES OF ILLNESS OR INJURY TO HEALTH SUPERVISOR.
E. ASSIST HEALTH SUPERVISOR TO MAKE APPOINTMENTS FOR CAMPERS AND STAFF AT THE CLINIC
OR OTHER HEALTH SERVICE FACILITIES.
F. ASSIST WITH TRANSPORTATION OF CAMPERS AND STAFF TO THE CLINIC OR OTHER HEALTH
SERVICE FACILITIES.
G. ASSIST IN PROVIDING A STAFF ORIENTATION TO HEALTH SERVICES AT CAMP.
2. MANAGE THE HEALTH CENTER RECORDS AND FACILITIES
A. HELP SET UP THE HEALTH CENTER DURING STAFF TRAINING AND BREAK IT DOWN AT THE END OF
THE SEASON.
B. COLLECT, REVIEW, AND FILE ALL HEALTH FORMS. CALL PARENTS AS NEEDED FOR MISSING
PAPERWORK OR OTHER HEALTH CONCERNS.
C. ENSURE THAT THE HEALTH CENTER MEETS AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION STANDARDS AND
STATE & LOCAL HEALTH CODES.
D. MAINTAIN A RECORD OF ALL VISITS TO THE HEALTH CENTER.
E. FILL OUT AND KEEP ON FILE ALL ACCIDENT FORMS.
F. KEEP THE HEALTH CENTER CLEAN AND ORGANIZED.
G. MAINTAIN HEALTH CENTER AND FIRST AID SUPPLIES; SUBMIT REQUESTS FOR EQUIPMENT AND
SUPPLIES WHEN NEEDED.
H. KEEP ALL CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION LOCKED AT ALL TIMES.
3. ASSIST WITH BUSINESS OPERATIONS.
A. MANAGE THE CAMP LAUNDRY AND LAUNDRY ROOM.
4. ASSIST IN GENERAL CAMP PROGRAM AND OPERATIONS.
A. ASSIST WITH UNIT AND CAMP HOUSEKEEPING, SANITATION, AND CARE OF SUPPLIES AND
EQUIPMENT.
B. ASSIST WITH CAMP-WIDE PROGRAMS INCLUDING WORKSHOPS, ALL CAMPS, CAMPFIRES,
CAMPER'S CHOICE ACTIVITIES, AND FLAG CEREMONIES.
C. ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN STAFF TRAINING AND THE CLOSING OF CAMP.
D. ASSIST IN THE KITCHEN, UNITS, AND IN OTHER AREAS OF CAMP AS NEEDED.
5. PERFORM AND MAINTAIN A LOG BOOK OF DAILY HEALTH AND SAFETY INSPECTIONS OF UNITS AND
ANNOUNCE GOLDEN DUSTPAN WINNERS DAILY.
6. UNDERSTAND AND IMPLEMENT SAFETY GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS AS OUTLINED BY GIRL SCOUTS OF
THE USA, THE AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION, AND ANY STATE AND LOCAL CODES.
7. PERFORM ADDITIONAL DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.
Health Assistant 2 Est.. 11-2019 CLO
A. JOB DUTIES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE PURSUANT TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CAMP, CAMP
NEEDS, AND THE ORGANIZATION AS A WHOLE.
CAMP STAFF ROLE IN MISSION EFFORTS:
1. AS A CAMP STAFF MEMBER, YOU ARE A REPRESENTATIVE OF GIRL SCOUTS OF UTAH. PEOPLE FORM
THEIR IMPRESSIONS OF THE COUNCIL, IN PART, BASED ON THEIR INTERACTION WITH YOU. EVERY PERSONAL
CONTACT IS WITH A CURRENT OR POTENTIAL DONOR TO OR MEMBER OF THE COUNCIL, AND THUS, THESE
IMPRESSIONS CAN INFLUENCE THEIR ACTIONS.
2. AS A STAFF MEMBER, IT IS YOUR ACCOUNTABILITY TO WORK COLLABORATIVELY AND COOPERATIVELY
WITH OTHER STAFF MEMBERS, VOLUNTEERS, PARENTS, AND COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES TO ENSURE
RESULTS FOR MUTUALLY ACCEPTABLE GOALS.
3. ALL STAFF MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO JOIN THE GIRL SCOUT MOVEMENT, ACCEPT THE BELIEF AND
PRINCIPLES OF THE GIRL SCOUT MOVEMENT, AND HAVE THE ABILITY TO WORK WITH DIVERSE
POPULATIONS.

Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:


1. HAVE CPR & FIRST AID EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING (WILDERNESS FIRST AID PREFERRED).
2. HOLD A CURRENT UTAH FOOD HANDLER'S PERMIT.
3. POSSESS STRONG DECISION MAKING SKILLS WHILE EXERCISING GOOD JUDGMENT.
4. ABILITY TO FOLLOW DIRECTION FROM HEALTH SUPERVISOR, ADHERE TO POLICIES, AND FOLLOW CAMP
PROCEDURES.
5. ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE AND WORK WITH PARENTS AND GROUPS OF GIRLS AGES 6-17, AND PROVIDE
NECESSARY VERBAL INSTRUCTION TO PARENTS AND/OR CAMPERS.
6. ABILITY TO OBSERVE CAMPER BEHAVIOR, ASSESS ITS APPROPRIATENESS, ENFORCE APPROPRIATE SAFETY
REGULATIONS, AND APPLY APPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES.
7. ABILITY TO RESPOND IN A CRISIS SITUATION.
8. HAVE THE COUNCIL REQUIRED HEALTH FORMS AND DOCUMENTATION COMPLETED BY A PHYSICIAN TO
ENSURE THE WELLBEING OF LIVING AND WORKING IN AN OUTDOOR CAMP SETTING THAT INCLUDES:
O ABILITY TO BEND DOWN AND MOVE, LIFT, STOCK, AND CARRY BOXES, PROGRAM MATERIALS,
AND SUPPLIES (UP TO 50 POUNDS).
O ABILITY TO WALK, STAND, AND WORK ON FEET UP TO 8 HOURS A DAY.
O ABILITY TO LIVE IN A HIGH ELEVATION (UP TO 9200') AND OUTDOOR SETTING.
O HAVE VISUAL/AUDITORY ABILITY TO RESPOND TO ENVIRONMENTAL AND OTHER HAZARDS
RELATED TO SUMMER CAMP ACTIVITIES.
Camp
Girl Scouts of Utah
Susie Johansen
445 E 4500 S Suite 125
Salt Lake City UT 84107
United States
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