Health Director

Kamp Kiwanis
9020 Kiwanis Road
Taberg, NY 13471
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
$1,700.00 to $2,000.00 Per Week
Job Description

The Health Director is responsible for overall supervision of health and sanitation of Kamp including maintaining inventory of first aid and medical supplies, reviewing special considerations for each kamper with appropriate staff, distributing medication, maintaining log of all accidents/incidents and treatment, and communication with parents/guardians.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
➢ Pre-Camp Responsibilities
o Coordinate with Executive Director to order first aid and medical supplies for use by summer camp
o Prepare Infirmary for opening of season, including inventory, bedding, food, etc.
o Review all camper and staff physical examinations and medical forms and make note of any special considerations on a master list of health concerns.
o Check with campers and parents/guardians about medical concerns, activity restrictions, medication, allergy information, etc. for campers.
o Attendance & Participation in sessions at Staff Orientation (to lead discussions on specific and non-specific medical needs of all campers and staff)
o Prepare and maintain first aid kits for various on-site locations and off campus trips.
➢ Supervision
o Attend and participate in staff meetings to have ongoing discussions with staff about new campers’ needs.
o Collect all medication that campers have and dispense at prescribed times.
o Carry out the Standing Orders as approved by physician annually.
o Dispense over-the-counter medications as appropriate
o Assess campers and staff who are ill or injured as to determine if further medical attention is needed.
o Contact parents of ill or injured campers and staff (if appropriate) and update them as necessary
o Documentation of all injuries and care rendered. This involves documentation of all over-the-counter medicines, first aid treatment, communication with parents, doctors or any other off-camp facilities.
o Maintain proper cleaning, sanitation, and maintenance of all nursing equipment and facilities
o Close up infirmary at the end of camp season ➢ Administrative Duties
o Update medical log and individual medical records daily
o Inform Executive Director and parents/guardians of any incidents or accidents that have occurred
o Report needed repairs in writing to Camp Ranger
o Maintain inventory of supplies
o Work with director and owners on recommendations for changes

Camp Dates: June 23rd – August 17th, additional weeks extend to August 24, 2024 if available and earlier weeks June 2-June 22 for Leadership Staff Training and General Staff Training if available. (Can be flexible with dates)

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required:

➢ Education/Experience:

o RN, NP/PNP, PA, MD, or EMT

o Previous experience working with children

o Ability to form positive relationships with campers, parents, colleagues & supervisor

➢ Certification:

o Current certificate in an acceptable first aid training program.

o Current certificate in an acceptable cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training program


9020 Kiwanis Road
Taberg NY 13471
United States
Kamp Kiwanis Daniel Trader
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