Resident Camp Clinic SpecialistYMCA Camp Flaming Arrow - Hunt, TX
The Camp Clinic Specialist evaluates campers and administers first aid, recommends treatments, and communicates with the Resident Camp Program Director about emergent situations. Must be constantly alert to protect the health and safety of the campers and staff, and to teach the YMCA core values to all participants. The Clinic Specialist will maintain camp health care structure and safety standards. Staff are required to live on-site for the duration of employment, staying in cabins overnight.
1. Be present during check in to collect medications and receive any special instructions from parents.
2. Be present during check out to speak with each parent regarding any health problems their child experienced during the session and to return medications to the parent.
3. Greets and evaluates each camper with a focus on their health and well-being.
4. Follows the Standing Orders outlined by the designated camp physician, in compliance with state and ACA (American Camping Association) requirements.
5. Administers first aid and makes recommendations for further treatment, when necessary.
6. Distribute medication daily to campers and staff in accordance with prescribed or recommended dosage.
7. Inform Resident Camp Program Director of any camper or staff health concerns or problems.
8. Report any injuries to the Director and fill out incidents reports immediately.
9. After discussion with the Director, contact parents if and when their camper’s illness requires more advanced medical care, is injured, sees the camp physician, or is taken to the hospital.
10. Work with Counselors to recognize homesickness in campers.
11. Work with Counselors to learn to treat minor scraps and insect bites.
12. Inform Director and Maintenance Staff of any needed repairs and/or needed equipment.
13. Maintain cleanliness of infirmary at all times. Communicate with Director for all needed cleaning supplies.
14. Maintains accurate medical records on campers in a secure, private setting in accordance with state and ACA standards.
15. Keep accurate records of any costs incurred for campers or staff members while at camp and give to Business Manager on the last Friday of each session.
16. Work with Director to provide training for staff on infirmary procedures.
17. Work with Director and staff to ensure that health responsibilities are being followed for campers (proper hygiene, bug repellant, nutrition, skin care, etc.)
18. Be willing to participate in camp activities where appropriate.
19. Carry a Walky Talky and well stocked first aid kit at all times when not in the infirmary.
20. Leave a note as to your location when not in the infirmary.
21. Foster an inclusive environment for all campers.
22. Must demonstrate maturity and a commitment to work with campers, parents, and staff from a variety of backgrounds while providing quality programming.
23. Monitor the health and safety of campers at all times, to include reporting signs of child abuse to the Program Director.
24. Serve as a primary responder to accidents.
25. Other duties as assigned.
YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.
Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.
Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.
1. Must be a licensed physician, registered nurse, vocational nurse.
2. Must be at least 21 years of age.
3. Follows the Standing Orders outlined by the designated camp physician, in compliance with state and ACA (American Camping Association) requirements.
4. Ability to read and interpret instructions, procedures, manuals, and other documents.
5. Knowledge of cleaning methods and equipment.
6. Certifications required upon hire: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen, Child Abuse Prevention, Hazardous Communications, Bloodborne Pathogens, and HIPPA.
1. Work is performed in a highly active, outdoor, camp environment during high temperatures.
2. Must have the physical ability to lead and participate in camp activities which include, but are not limited to, hiking, canoeing, swimming, team building initiatives, building campfires, physical games, and activities.
3. Must have the ability to communicate both orally and written, with all levels of staff, children and parents.
4. Position requires high levels of attention and alertness with the visual acuity to supervise children.
5. Repetitive stooping and bending with occasional lifting of 50 pounds is required.
72 days 15 hours ago
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YMCA Camp Flaming Arrow was originally known as the San Antonio YMCA Boys Camp In the late 1800s the San Antonio YMCA began offering summer camp experiences to area boys and in 1927, bought its first permanent campsite in Hunt, Texas. The 217-acre site located on the banks of the south fork of the Guadalupe River was named the San Antonio YMCA Boys Camp. During the next couple of years, ten, wooden, screened cabins that held eight people each were built facing the river. The camp was used only during the summer season and its leaders were made up of San Antonio Y staff, school teachers, and administrators. Activities offered included swimming, boating, archery, woodwork, camp craft skills and sports. In the 1940s horses were added to the program as well as canoeing, tennis, riflery, rope swing, and Ping-Pong. It was during this time period that a recreation hall was built in front of the camper cabins.
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