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Healthcare Coordinator/Director of First Aid

Emagination Tech Camps Suffield, CT

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Length of Position: Summer, residential position for 7 weeks

Company Info: We have been teaching kids and teens new tech skills and providing them a community where they make new friends and have fun since 1982! With our core tech camp program offering 20+ tech courses, we offer a great opportunity to put your health care and medical experience and skills to work.

Description: Teach, Mentor, Commit, Play, Collaborate that's a summer at Emagination and one you don't want to miss! Healthcare Coordinators ensure the safety of campers and staff and work with the staff team to ensure the delivery of a camp program that balances technology learning with opportunities for recreation, personal growth and social development.

Healthcare Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Day to day implementation of Emagination Tech Camps Health Care Plan. This includes providing First Aid, individual health care, maintaining health records, management, administration and tracking of medications, collaborating with external health care providers, corporate team members and parents/guardians.
  • During emergencies or crises, lead and coordinate the camp's response from a healthcare perspective in order to provide for the health and safety of campers and staff.
  • Use CampDoc.com to manage health care at camp including health history form updates, medications, treatment records and communications.
  • Set up and maintain the nurse's station and infirmary room.
  • Attend staff training week, complete online pre-camp training and provide appropriate training to team members.
  • Live on campus with our campers and be responsible for their well-being during the day, evening and on the weekend
  • Additional responsibilities assigned as required

Benefits:

  • Paycheck - Get paid a weekly salary spending the summer at camp is a great way to save most of your earnings
  • Room and Board - Housing, meals, internet and utilities are covered which means extra money in your pocket
  • College Credit or Internship - You may be eligible for college credit or able to use camp as an independent study, practicum or internship experience. Ask your advisor or professor at your school how the skills you will learn directly relate to your major and how they will make you a stronger job candidate
  • Leadership - you will be supervising groups of 7-15 others, engaging in decision making, behavior management and living ethics- all necessary leadership skills
  • Networking Opportunities - Connections made at camp can lead to possible internships, future job opportunities and lifelong friends
  • 21st Century Skills - Communication, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and contribution skills and traits that can draw an employer's attention to your resume
  • Letter of Recommendation - Camp leaders write great letters of recommendation because they get to know you and you in action on a daily basis

Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years work experience in a summer camp or other environment working with children
  • Experience distributing and tracking medications
  • Experience communicating sensitive information related to health and medical to patients and their parents
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • If unlicensed, trained or willingness to obtain documented training in medication administration by a pharmacist, physician, physician assistant, advanced practice registered nurse or registered nurse
  • Shall satisfy the requirements of A and B below:

A. Age 21 or older and hold current first aid certification ("first aider") from one of the following:

  • American Red Cross
  • American Heart Association
  • National Safety Council
  • American Safety and Health Institute
  • Medic First Aid International, Inc.
  • National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) Wilderness Medicine Institute-Wilderness First Aid, Advanced First Aid or First Responder
  • Stonehearth Opening Learning Opportunities, Inc. (SOLO) Wilderness First Aid
  • First Aid Course approved for child care by OEC prior to January 6, 2016 (contact OEC for more information)

OR one of the following:

  • Physician with a current CT license (or physicians who are licensed in another state, whose standards are equivalent to or greater than those required in this state)
  • Physician Assistant with a current CT license "PA"
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with a current CT license "APRN"
  • Registered Nurse with a current CT license "RN"
  • Licensed Practical Nurse with a current CT license "LPN"
  • Emergency Medical Services Instructor with a current CT certification "EMS-I"
  • Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic with a current CT paramedic certification "EMT-P"
  • Emergency Medical Technician "EMT" with a current CT certification
  • Emergency Medical Responder "EMR" with a current CT certification
  • Advanced Emergency Medical Technician "AEMT" with a current CT certification

B. Current CPR certification appropriate to the ages served by the camp from one of the following:

  • American Red Cross
  • American Heart Association
  • National Safety Council
  • American Safety and Health Institute
  • Medic First Aid International, Inc.

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Emagination Tech Camps

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