Health Care Manager (Health Officer) (Ages 21+)

mom-applying-first-aidCamp Locations and Hours

Camp Raanana @ the J
Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor
2935 Birch Hollow Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108

*Camp Raanana @ the J takes place for two weeks in August

Camp Raanana @ Cedar Lake
Michigan United Conservation Club
2500 Pierce Road
Chelsea, MI 48118

*Camp Raanana @ Cedar Lake (9:30 AM-3:30 PM), mid-June through mid-August.  You will take a bus from the J to Cedar Lake and back each day.

The Health Care Manager (Health Officer) will be expected to arrive at the Cedar Lake location on a daily basis to set up both the main camp site and take inventory on medications. During Camp Raanana @ the J, the Health Care Manager (Health Officer) will be expected to work and deal with any illnesses, medications, etc Throughout the summer, Camp Raanana holds several overnights at the MUCC location. The Health Care Manager (Health Officer) will be expected to work these overnights.

Position Purpose
To further the mission of the camp through the planning and delivery of the health and safety of campers and staff.

Essential Job Functions
1. Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers
□ Collaborate with other staff to meet medical needs
□ Follow health care policies/procedures as described in camp and licensing handbook

2. Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff
□ Set up the camp Health Center
□ Inventory and request all necessary medical supplies and equipment

3. Maintain accurate and detailed accident/incident forms according to state licensing
□ Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file
□ Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications

4. Oversee First Aid Procedures and supplies
□ Check all first aid areas of camp to make sure proper equipment is well-stocked, and ready for use
□ Put in request for missing items

5. Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered on medical services
□ Ensure camp staff and campers know their role related to health care and first aid
□ Provide or ensure orientation is provided that includes specific camper health and social needs, health care procedures, emergency procedures, growth and development of age groups, staff health assessment of campers, how to speak to parents about injury or sickness, transportation to outside health facilities, accident prevention and risk management, nutrition, and first aid in the camp setting

6. Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing from camp
□ Verify health history and examination
□ Verify emergency authorization
□ Identify any observable evidence of illness or communicable diseases
□ Conduct health assessment
□ Keep all medications used by campers and staff
□ Make lists for counselors about camper “can” and “cannots” (ex. Timmy cannot have sunscreen applied)

Other Job Duties
□ Perform any tasks beyond those assigned as help is needed
□ Supervise staff in need
□ Be responsible for contacting parents concerning the status of their child’s health by telephone in emergency situations: any injury requiring an x-ray, illness requiring infirmary stay, and emergency treatment/accident, etc.
□ Be knowledgeable of outside health resources
□ Evaluate medical needs

Minimum Requirements
CPR certification.
Current First Aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management
Driver’s license
Experience in both child and adult illness/injury care
Desire to work with children and young adults
Community health knowledge
Have reliable transportation to and from MUCC location
Attend Staff Training Week, one week in June prior to the beginning of Camp Raanana
Pass a background check
Registered nurse (RN) with a license as required by Michigan state law (preferred but not required)

*You are not required to be Jewish, but must be open to learning about Judaism (i.e. songs, prayers, etc.)

Physical Aspects of the Job
Ability to lift/assist campers and staff
Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters
Ability to use a telephone
Maintain written record system
Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain
Observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp
Ability to communicate with parents, staff, administration about camper health concerns,
Possess endurance to meet emergency needs
Ability to drive to off-camp health provider, physician, or emergency treatment locations.

Reports To
Camp Director
Assistant Camp Director

□ Salaried for up to eight weeks between June and August. Commensurate with experience. Absences unpaid.
□ Certain overnights mandatory.

Questions: Tamara Lewis, Programs Office Manager (734) 971-0990 ext. 141 or e-mail [email protected]


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