Health Center Assistant- Jewish Farm to Table Summer Camp

Eden Village Camp
392 Dennytown Road
Putnam Valley, NY 10579
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description
Eden Village camp is a non-profit overnight camp rooted in the Jewish vision of creating a more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and spiritually connected world. We’re dedicated to providing campers with an incredible summer experience while empowering them to promote a vibrant future for themselves, their communities, and planet. We can’t do that without our incredible staff!

The position involves:

  • Assisting with set-up of health center.

  • Helping to review and organize camper medical records before campers arrive.

  • Inventory support and organization i.e. first aid kits stocked, etc.

  • Making beds, doing laundry and helping keep Health Center clean and organized

  • Parent communications - making sure they get info they need in a timely manner

  • Bringing food to infirmed campers/staff who miss meals, and bringing those dishes back to the dining hall after they are done eating. Know food needs, allergies, sensitivities

  • Know campers food needs, allergies, sensitivities

  • Assist in ensuring medical form completion

  • Help process and organize meds

  • Retrieve campers’ items from bunks if they are staying overnight in the health center

  • coordinating with counselors when kids are in health center

  • Helping to run two daily open clinics- assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for campers and staff with proper documentation.

  • Cleaning up after patients, doing laundry, and keeping the Health Center a happy place.

  • Computer data entry and answering the phones.

  • Greeting children and staff when they come to the Health Center needing care.

  • Crowd control during busy times.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Nurse or Director of Parent Engagement.

  • Assisting with closing the health center once camp is over.

We hope you will approach your practice as addressing the whole of each camper and staffer, work towards managing illness and injuries but also creating robust physical/emotional/spiritual health, and feel inspired by our camp's spirit.

We will have 120 - 200 people onsite at any given time. The health center will be staffed by one Head Nurse, three staff nurses and two to four Health Center Aides. Our Medical Director is available 24/7 for consultation.

Covid Expectations:

  • We are an overnight summer camp, and will be creating a closed “bubble” at camp this summer. Staff will not be leaving for evenings or days off throughout the summer

  • All campers and staff will participate in a 10-day self quarantine prior to arrival

  • You will be required to wear a mask and distance when interacting with people at camp outside of your smaller covid “pod”

Must be at least 18 years old, and are expected to stay at camp the entire season including staff training.

Dates: June 17, 2021- August 23, 2021

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