Camp Medical Coordinator


Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., June 16-August 20

Contact: Erika Bozza at 732-842-4000, ext. 4383 or Erika.Bozza@monmouthcountyparks.com

Pay: $14 per hour

Job Requirements:  

  • Must be a minimum of 19 years of age.
  • Must be a licensed EMT, with at least 2 years experience as an EMT.
  • Must have current certification in CPR, First Aid, Blood-Borne Pathogens, Epi-Pen Administration, and Asthma Inhaler Administration.
  • Ability to give instruction to participants and staff; to enforce safety precautions; and to establish and maintain good working relationships with participants, coworkers, parents and the public.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to report to a variety of locations within the park in a prompt manner.
  • Experience working with children in a community or school setting preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English sufficiently in order to perform the duties of this position.
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position with or without an accommodation.  Demands include, but are not limited to:
    • Frequent walking in a hot, humid environment.
    • Long periods of standing.
    • Repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching or reaching.
    • Ability to lift objects up to 25 pounds.

Job Responsibilities:   

  • Respond to medical emergencies and provide direct care within the scope of his/her skills and level of certification
  • Collect all over-the-counter and prescription medication for the campers ensuring medication is for that camper, is the correct medication, is not expired, and the applicable forms are on file for the medication
  • Supervise camper self-administration of medication
  • Review health and medical forms; notify counselors and Camp Director of campers with allergies, medical restrictions, and/or special needs
  • Follow up on missing or incomplete medical forms
  • Maintain official medical logbooks
  • Communicate with parents/guardians concerning their camper’s illness/injury or any other medical issues
  • Collect medical forms from vendor camps and theatre based camps on site
  • Assist vendor camps on site with sign in/sign out procedures
  • Act as an additional staff member on vendor camps on site if needed
  • Develop a resource file and obtain information and/or literature concerning health in the camp community
  • Ensure that the leader of any group of campers traveling off camp property has copies of health forms, camper medications (if applicable), and a stocked first aid kit
  • Ensure that all first aid kits in program areas are properly supplied and maintained
  • Monitor and assist in maintaining health and safety practices throughout the camp area; work with staff to minimize/eliminate health and safety risks
  • Prepare reports and other paperwork
  • Assist with camp special events and activities as availability permits
  • Other duties as assigned

 

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