The Health Clinic team is comprised of three all-summer Health Officers with the support of a rotating Health Director-In-Residence. The Health Director-In-Residence role is designed to be filled by different staff each session as a licensed professional with more health experience. In collaboration with the Health Officers who focus on the day-to-day operations of the Clinic, the Health Director-In-Residence uses their medical expertise to support sick call of campers and staff.
· Examines health forms and notifies counselors and area heads of children with special needs or restrictions.
· Handles sick call after breakfast and dinner, using appropriate first aid techniques and following standing orders.
· First responder during medical emergencies.
· Maintains official medical documentation by recording every clinic visitor, staff and camper with support from Health Officers. (ACA HW-21)
· Communicates with parents if and when:
- a camper or minor staff member is confined to the clinic due to injury or illness for 12 hours or more.
- a camper or minor staff member spends the night in the clinic.
- a camper or minor staff member needs to see the Camp Physician or be taken to the Emergency Room.
- camper or minor staff member is injured while using Camp Echo's equipment (i.e. horses, boats, bike, etc.)
· Communicates with children's physicians as needed.
· Communicates with the local physician and health clinics in Fremont, Grant, or White Cloud as needed.
· Supports completion of official reports of all incidents or injuries requiring professional medical treatment.
· Supports the health-related protocols of Adventure Trips
· Collaborates with MESH Specialist when campers or staff present with mental, emotional, or social health needs.
· Accompanies campers to hospital/urgent care in emergency situations.
· Schedules follow up/specialist appointments for campers and staff, as needed.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL ECHO STAFF:
· Models, teaches, and upholds the Camp Echo Code of Conduct and protects the well-being of all campers.
· Aids in the development and education of Leadership program participants.
· Maintains positive relationships with campers, parents and other staff.
· Encourages physical, emotional and spiritual growth and positive character development in all campers.
· Practices cultural humility, striving to actively learn about and be sensitive to cultures different than their own.
· Maintains the cleanliness of the living space (and office space) to which they are assigned.
· Cares for and maintains any program equipment, supplies and spaces they use including activity areas (and keeping track of keys) and any shared spaces like the Costume Closet and Staff Wellness Space.
· Handles whatever else is necessary to ensure that programs runs smoothly and safely, or is deemed necessary by the Camp Director.
· May be scheduled to work in-between sessions on at least one occasion to support the transition between groups.