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Health Services Director (Summer 2019) Army Lake Camp

Overview
The Camp Nurse CNA is to assist the Camp RN with the overall execution of the Health Services at Army Lake Camp, and to respond to any emergency. Will manage medical records of campers and staff, supervise health and cleanliness standards, and to help adequate physical health conditions of all.
Responsibilities
Orientation:
Open the Health Center and obtain necessary supplies after checking the current inventory.
Conduct Health and Safety orientation during staff orientation. Work with Camp Director and Program Director in planning this orientation.
Prepare and supply all first aid kits and blood borne pathogen kits. Ensure proper and adequate placement throughout camp (vehicles, cabins, offices, kitchen, maintenance, back of camp, etc.). Develop a list for the checking out of all kits, including accident report forms that the staff can use. The staff is responsible for reporting any treatment given when away from camp and for the usage of materials out of the kit. The Camp CNAs should then replenish the kits promptly.
Prepare and append standing orders with the support of a local doctor. Must be confirmed in writing by doctor. Familiarize self with orders and follow throughout summer
Get to know other staff members and their general areas of responsibility.
Become acquainted with the eco-system known as camp.
Prepare yourself spiritually for the opening of camp.
Camp
Participate in all regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Work with Camp Director regarding health policies and sanitary conditions.
Work with Camp Director on any problems that arise regarding the health of staff and campers.
Follow standing orders throughout the summer.
Supervise and plan responsibilities for CNAs with Camp Director, according to Aide's skills and abilities.
Guide and participate in camper health screening on registration day..
For each camp session, distribute a confidential report to all necessary staff that lists the name of any camper whose medical problems may affect his/her performance during their time at camp (asthma, epilepsy, etc.). Each counselor should be advised on a camper's medical conditions that will affect the camper throughout the week.
Hold regular office hours and arrange for emergency coverage on a 24 hour basis. Keep main office notified of your location for emergencies. Some flexibility with work hours will be needed due to some special programming.
Distribute medications at meals and at appropriate times throughout day (as directed by prescribing physicians).
Maintain all health related records, including: daily log, medical forms, incident (first report) forms, insurance forms, and insurance records.
In the Health Center, keep a bound notebook to record the following minimal information: date, name of camper/staff, reason for visiting the center, treatment, medication if any, and the time the medication was given.
Keep medical records for insurance purposes and at the end of counselor training and at the end of each session, give information to Camp Director. NOTE: Use workman's compensation forms or camper forms. The office will keep forms three years as required by current camper/staff insurance policy.
Arrange though the office any needed visits to any other medical facility, including pre-arranged health clinic/hospital where Camp Doctor is located, the paramedics in East Troy, the Dentist.
Notify families of campers who either see the Doctor, are treated by the paramedics, or who are transported to the hospital for treatment. The notification must be prompt, normally as soon as the initial treatment is completed. The Health Services Director or designee should initiate the call to the parents and permit the camper to talk to his/her parents if they are able or available. Follow-up calls to a family for a particular illness or injury to a camper must be made on a timely basis. (See General Policies and Procedures for further clarification on rules).
Advise the Camp Director in all matters of health which the Health Services Director is communicating to State Health Inspector.
Be available for teaching/assisting program staff and campers with anything regarding health and health education.
Periodically observe all areas of camp for health and safety, reporting any deficiencies to Camp Director.
Maintain Health Center, medical equipment, and inventory. Submit work requests to Camp Director for submission to Maintenance Director.
Maintain all first aid kits. Collect and restock all cabin first aid kits at the end of the season.
Responsible for the safe disposal and medical waste or body fluids. Dispose of needles and other like items in red containers which will be properly disposed of at the end of the camping season.
Observe spiritual emphasis program and moral code affecting campers and staff.
Maintain a good Christian example at all times.
Maintain a servant attitude; function as part of a team.
Establish a time each day for personal devotions.
Participate in staff devotions as assigned during camp week.
Attend all Sunday services on the campgrounds.
All other duties as assigned.
Other:
Participate in leadership training week.
Assist with transportation of campers and staff.
Observe camp policy and procedure.
Help maintain the spiritual emphasis of the ministry of the camp.
Participate in shared evaluation with leadership staff.
Keep living quarters neat and clean.
RELATIONSHIPS: This individual relates to and interacts with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army?Army Lake Camp. In these contacts, s/he acts as a representative of the Army and its mission.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Camp Director and Local Doctor, with some freedom to plan, schedule, and carry out responsibilities within established policies and guideline.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: Camp Nurse CNAs
PERFORMANCE MEASURES: This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well as the timeliness, accuracy. And completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
Qualifications
Must have current Wisconsin RN registration, LPN, a Wilderness Responder certification with Advanced Lifesaving,. or equivalent certification.
Experience in camp nursing or related nursing field preferred.
Adequate knowledge of (emergency) first aide essential.
Knowledge and training of a defibrillator/AED system.
Ability to work with people of all ages.
Must be an individual of the Christian faith who has a strong personal relationship with the Lord, attends church on a regular basis, and a desire to lead others spiritually.
Minimum age of 25 required.
Minimum one year of college preferred or 18 and one year prior camp staff experience.
Able to relate God's handiwork through various activities in relationship with the Word of God in programming initiatives.
Should be interested in God's creation, nature, and outdoor activities.
Current, or have ability to obtain, American Rd Cross CPR and FA. (Army Lake Camp offers ARC CPR and FA certifications at camp)
Must be able to lift 80 pounds
Must live on camp grounds throughout duration of employment
Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self starter.
An attention to detail.
A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in light of changing job situations/priorities.
In agreement with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of The Salvation Army?Army Lake Camp.
A willingness to support and uphold the mission of The Salvation Army and a passion for working with youth.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light to heavy physical work. In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to remain stationary for some periods of time; use of hands and fingers; communicate; move; frequently required to position self to stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequently required to reach with and use arms and hands. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to focus. The work environment for this position includes an office and outdoor environment with a low to high noise level.

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