Position: Health Officer
Program: Napowan Summer Camp
Reports To: Camp Director
Supervises: Indirectly entire camp
Primary Functions: To oversee and administer any and all health-related issues pertaining to the camp in accordance with the standards set by the Boy Scouts of America and the Northwest Suburban Council.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
-Responsible for handling all first response medical emergencies. Responsible for handling all first response medical non-emergencies.
-Maintains and stores in the proper manner an adequate supply of necessary medical supplies.
-Conducts the camp medical rechecks.
-Retains and files all medical forms in accordance with standards set by the BSA and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
-Maintains the first aid station in accordance with standards set by the BSA and in compliance with state and federal regulations.
-Maintains the written medical logs and records required by legal and Boy Scout Standards.
-Reports to the Camp Director any and all cases where sickness or accident requires referral to a physician or hospital.
-Attends daily camp administration meetings to help coordinate total camp operation(s). Other responsibilities as assigned by the Camp Director and/or Camp Physician
Critical Elements of the Position:
-Must be 21 years of age or older
-Be willing to obtain certification below before camp (paid by the camp) once school year has ended
-Must possess qualifications in accordance with BSA standards (i.e. First Responder, EMT, nurse, paramedic, etc.) OR be willing to be trained (paid by the camp).
-Extensive walking and moderate lifting required.
-Have sight and hearing necessary to carry out safely all tasks assigned.
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