Boy Scouts of America - Orange County Council
  • 13-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Orange, CA, USA
  • 17.00
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

General Description:

The Camp Health Officer is responsible to the Sr. Program Director and works to maintain the overall health and safety of the staff, campers, and visitors in camp. The Health Officer must possess a background in emergency assessment and care, as they oftentimes operate independently. The Health Officer should also be willing to learn the basic elements and procedures of camp programming in order to better fulfill their duties.

Salary: Starts at $17.00/hour for EMT-B with limited experience. Increases based on certification level and experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing emergency and non-emergency medical care to staff, participants, and visitors in a timely manner.
  • Follows the standing orders issued by the council physician and Orange County Healthcare Agency.
  • Coordinates external emergency medical services as needed.
  • Contacts patient emergency contacts if they need to leave the premise for emergent or non-emergent medical issues.
  • Supports program operations by handling emergency situations in a discrete manner when appropriate.
  • Documents care provided in accordance to camp standard operating procedures.
  • Secures medications, patient health information, and medical equipment in accordance with camp standard operating procedures.
  • Keeps any physical medical forms for campers and staff members on file in the health office in an orderly manner.
  • Utilizes camp's electronic health record (EHR) system to document patient care and medication usage.
  • Assists with checks-in of overnight program groups by collecting and labeling medication in accordance with the camp standard operating procedures.
  • Returns medications back to program group leaders when overnight groups check-out.
  • Conducts bi-weekly inventory of first aid supplies and audits medical equipment in the health office and first aid kits and reports any needs to the Sr. Program Director.
  • Maintains the health office in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Abides by the OCBSA staff handbook, IROEC staff handbook, National Camp Staff Code of Conduct, National Camp Health Officer Training, and the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications, Experience, and Licensure:

  • High School Diploma or HSE.
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or equivalent.
  • Certified and Licensed EMT-B, AEMT, EMT-P, LVN, or RN by the appropriate California state certifying agency.
  • Currently registered with, or willing to be registered with, the Boy Scouts of America.
  • Excited to work with kids in an educational environment.
  • 1-3 years direct patient care experience (preferred).
  • 1-3 years of working with kids in any capacity (preferred).

Additional Skillsets:

  • Basic computer literacy, including limited usage of Microsoft Office Products and online electronic health record systems.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, positively, and professionally with others.
  • The ability to operate and take leadership in emergency situations.
  • Ability to think critically and prioritize when given multiple assigned tasks.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Bi-lingual (preferred)

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to spend significant time in the outdoors
  • Ability to lift, carry, and balance 75 pounds
  • Ability to exert on a regular basis 75 pounds of force
  • Constantly able to bend and scoop, sit, and stand, possess hand-eye-foot coordination, and perform good manual dexterity.

Work Environment:

This Camp Health officer position is located at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center (IROEC). The IROEC serves the youth of Orange County by providing quality outdoor educational programs that instill in them an appreciation of the outdoors and the environment, teach effective teamwork, instruct about the cultural history of Orange County, and provide access to the natural resources of the surrounding areas.

Working in a camp environment includes providing customer service, solving problems, and cooperation with others, regardless of your title. Working at the IROEC specifically requires a desire to develop and work with youth, which can occasionally lead to challenging interactions.

The Orange County Council, Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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