To be the health manager for the camp; supervise health and cleanliness standards; work with executive director and staff; and help provide adequate physical health conditions for all.
Ensure each staff member and camper has on file a health history. That each camper has on file a health history and examination form signed by an HCP Practitioner or Doctor
Set up system for health screening for arriving campers and staff
Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary
Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including recordkeeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.
Coordinate coverage of health care center if off camp property
Make schedule for dispensing daily medications and communicate that with counselors
Make appointments, when necessary with medical personnel in the community
Check and issue first-aid kits weekly
Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, CPR, first aid, and use of universal precautions for infection control
Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk-management assessment
Prepare a summary and evaluation of the camp season including inventories, staff evaluations, camper reports on health problems, and make recommendations for the following season
Monitor health of all staff including Kitchen staff
Monitor/evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions in the camp.
At the end of each week clean and sanitize health center and fill first aid kits for next session
Live in the health center
Communicate with Executive Director on health of campers and staff as needed
These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required