1. Must be 21 year of age or older.
2. Registered nurse (RN) with a license as required by that state law, unless working with an off-site healthcare manager who will consult daily.
3. CPR certified.
4. Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
5. Driver’s license.
6. Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care.
7. Desire to work with children and young adults.
8. Community health knowledge.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices is essential.
2. Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods.
Physical Aspects of the Position:
1. Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
2. Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent
3. Ability to use a telephone.
4. Maintain written record system.
5. Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain.
6. Observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp.
7. Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
8. Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
9. Ability to drive to off-camp health provider, physician, or emergency treatment locations.
Some physical requirements of a health care manager position could be endurance including standing,
walking or hiking, some bending, stooping, and stretching. Verbal communication to groups of campers in
an outdoor setting. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity to set up equipment and assist
campers. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate
appropriate camper activities/program. Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours
delivering program in the environment available.