Summer Camp: Nurse
Girl Scouts-Western Oklahoma - Oklahoma City , Oklahoma
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Looking for a Summer Job? Located in 39 Oklahoma counties in the central, southwest and northwest region of Oklahoma, Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Through leadership-building programs, GSWEST offers girls pathways to explore their interests -- including STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), healthy lifestyles and activities like our High Adventure Team and summer camps, community service projects through our Bronze, Silver and Gold Award programs, environmental stewardships and more. Currently, GSWEST has more than 3,500 volunteers donating approximately 420,000 hours of service to girls. Since forming locally in 1935, more than 375,000 girls have benefited from Girl Scouts. We are seeking several individuals for the following Summer Camp positions at our summer camps between June 2nd to July 31st who have the ability to stay overnight at camp, preferred: Health Care Manager (Resident Camp weekly salary: $350.00 Resident Camp Health Care Manager needs to be either a registered nurse, or a physician. Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers. Collaborate with other medical staff to meet medical needs. Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures. Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff. Set up the camp Health Desk. Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment. Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to Oklahoma state and American Camp Association standards. Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file. Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications. Prepare and record insurance and accident report forms. Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies. Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips. Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed. 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 standing orders, clinic hours, specific camper health and social needs, health center procedures, emergency procedures, growth and development of age groups, staff health assessment of campers, policies on contacting parents, transportation to outside health facilities, accident prevention and risk management, and first aid in the camp setting. Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp. Verify health history and examination. Verify emergency authorization. Identify any observable evidence of illness or communicable diseases. Conduct a health assessment. Keep all medications used by campers and staff. Supervise sanitary conditions throughout camp. Observe daily cleanliness in the food service facility and other areas throughout camp. Report any health problems or symptoms of illness to the Camp Director. Other duties as assigned.
SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS: Must be 18 years of age or older. Experience in the development and delivery of programs and activities for similar population. Training, experience and desire to work with children outdoors in varied conditions. Experience in planning sessions and events. Participate as a member of the camp staff team to deliver and supervise evening programs, special events, overnights, and other all-camp activities and camp functions. Participate enthusiastically in all camp activities, planning and leading those as assigned. Must be willing to obtain first aid/CPR during pre-camp training. Driver’s License. As an employee, you are a representative of Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma and people form their impressions of the council in part, based on their interaction with you. Every personal contact is with a current or potential donor to the council, thus the impression we make through community and professional contacts, and involvement in collaborations with agencies, groups or organizations is important. Fund Development and Membership Recruitment is a role assumed by all staff positions.