Assistant Health Supervisor

Job Description


Provide and oversee first aid services for campers and staff. Assist with training, supervision and support of camp staff.


Major Accountabilities:

  1. Manage the health care for the camp- ensuring adherence to medical guidelines, health and cleanliness standards and adequate health conditions for all based on health safety and program standards according to DHS 175, Girl Scouts USA and American Camp Association.
  2. Under direction of health care standing orders, give first aid in case of illness or accident.
  3. Ensure each person at camp has a health history and health examination form as required on file.
  4. Administer medications


Key Responsibilities:

  1. Establish and follow all appropriate medical routines and guidelines including record keeping, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders for illness or injury.
  2. Assist in the opening and closing of health center, including inventorying and safely packing all supplies when season ends.
  3. Set-up system for health screening for arriving campers and staff.
  4. Report serious illnesses and accidents to the appropriate parties as outlined by the health procedures. Submit appropriate reports in time specified.
  5. Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies.
  6. Check and issue first aid kits.
  7. Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training pertaining to health and safety, CPR, first aid, and use of universal precautions for infection control.
  8. Implement health, safety and program standards.
  9. Comprehend, monitor and be willing to initiate crisis management plan and overall safety, including emergency procedures.
  10. Monitor health of all staff.
  11. Assist in preparing and conducting pre-camp and in-service staff training's.
  12. Develop routines, schedules and procedures for camp operations relating to camp health
  13. Ensure evaluations are conducted for all operations and staff.
  14. Prepare an evaluation and summary of current season including inventories, staff evaluations, camper reports and recommendations for the following season.
  15. Monitor safety and all procedures as they pertain to the complete supervision of all campers and staff.
  16. Other duties as assigned by supervisor or Camp Director.

Position Requirements:

  1. At least 21 years of age.
  2. Wisconsin certification as a registered nurse, practical nurse, physician's assistant, physician, emergency medical technician, paramedic, or hold current American Red Cross Emergency Responder, Responding to Emergencies, or Wilderness First Responder/WFA certification.
  3. Must have current Adult and Child CPR certification.
  4. Public health, school nursing, or pediatric nursing experience desirable.
  5. Ability to reach remote locations of camp property quickly, lift/assist campers and staff and first aid equipment, if necessary.
  6. Good driving record and valid driver’s license for at least one year. Valid driver’s license, compliance with the council’s policy of automobile insurance limits, and a driving record that meets the requirements for coverage of the council’s business auto insurance carrier.
  7. Ability to originate, update and/or monitor health care, maintain records and implement health plan.
  8. Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  9. Ability to make decisions and act wisely and calmly in emergencies.
  10. Willingness to subscribe to the philosophy of the Girl Scout program and enroll as a Girl Scout member
  11. Physical demands and work environment regularly requires the employee to walk, hike, and work outdoors in wooded areas and on uneven natural paths.



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Application Closing Date: 
Until position is filled
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Job Location: 
East Troy, WI
Job Experience: 
1 - 2 years
Job Starting Date: 
June 1, 2017

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