Health Coordinator AmeriCorps

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-708274
    • Job Location: Hartland , WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Seasonal
    • Date Updated: October 22, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: June 1, 2020
    • Average Weekly Hours: Seasonal
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Job Description:

Position Summary:

 

Responsible for providing health and safety services to campers, staff and volunteers.

 

AmeriCorps Summary:

 

AmeriCorps members agree to complete a term of National Service; as they support Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee programming and receive a set living allowance. Upon successful Completion of this term of service, AmeriCorps members are eligible for a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide health care and first aid services to meet the needs of camp staff, volunteers and campers.
  • Responsible for daily medication management including logging medication in and out weekly and documenting each dosage given in the medication log.
  • Supervise and care for people admitted to the Health Center for care.
  • Serve as the First Responder during a medical emergency.
  • Provide direct health care within the scope of their skills, the camp’s health care manual, and treatment procedures (refer to Dr.).
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety procedures.
  • Train staff and adult volunteers in health and safety standards and expectations. Monitor that these standards are being met throughout the summer and provide in-service training as needed.
  • Document every first aid or health care administered to campers and staff in the bound health care log.
  • Work with other staff to minimize/eliminate health and safety risks.
  • Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funder.

 

 

Experience and Skills

 

  • High School diploma. Some college preferred.
  • Must provide proof of citizenship, as required by AmeriCorps.
  • Must pass background check requirements, including a finger print screening
    • Able to obtain or current CPR/First Aid certification.
    • Experience in first aid and emergency management services.

 

Skills:

 

  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders and parent letters.
  • Ability to use the telephone and communicate effectively with parents, guardians, Club Managers, nurses and doctor.
  • Ability to maintain written records.
  • Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain.
  • Ability to observe and assess situations and safety conditions of the camp.
  • Exhibit endurance to meet emergency needs.

 

Physical Demands:

 

The physical demands described here that must be met by an AmeriCorps member to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The member is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

 

Service Environment:

 

The service environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the service environment is usually moderate.




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