Infirmary Manager for Overnight Camp in Northeastern, PA
Spend an incredible summer, working with kids at Camp Zeke! Camp Zeke celebrates healthy, active living through whole foods, sports, fitness and culinary arts! We are located on 560 serene acres in Northeastern, PA and have campers ages 7-17.
While Camp Zeke is a Jewish camp, our staff comes from all different backgrounds.
I. Health Center Management
The infirmary manager will be responsible for the overall organization and management of the Camp Zeke Infirmary.
· Work with the Camp’s facility team to schedule regular cleaning and sanitizing of the building, including treatment rooms and patient bedrooms.
· Maintain all supplies and equipment and keep stock of all first aid supplies and other over the counter medications and items.
· Organize and supervise twice daily “sick call” for campers and staff.
· Oversee time off rotation for the medical team to ensure that everyone has adequate rest and breaks, while ensuring that the infirmary is always properly staffed.
II. Medication Management
· Assist nurses to keep all medications organized, locked and secured in the health center.
· Assist as needed with dispensing Rx medication as prescribed and PRN medication as needed to campers and staff.
· Call the local drug store to fill and re-fill prescriptions as necessary.
· Assist nurse to chart all administered medication.
· Ensure we have EpiPens in all main buildings of camp.
· Create and distribute first aid kits around camp and ensure they stay full throughout the summer – checking each one on a regular schedule.
III. Record Keeping
· Learn the details of Camp Minder’s online record keeping tools, and use the system to document everything that happens in the infirmary throughout the summer. Be prepared to train nurses and other infirmary staff on Camp Minder once camp starts.
· Maintain meticulous notes on each camper in Camp Minder and learn Camp Minder’s online medical record system. Track why the camper came in, the time and reason for every doctor’s visit, and any conversations with parents, etc. We should have a full record of every camper’s interactions with the infirmary after camp ends.
· Ensure every camper and staff member has an accurate and complete health record on file.
· Assist nurse with maintaining Daily Medication Record for every person that receives Rx and PRN medication.
· Record notations in the health record every time a person is seen by a nurse or goes to the local medical clinic.
IV. Staff Orientation
· Provide orientation session to camp staff about how the infirmary/health center runs and about sick calls.
V. Opening/Closing Days
· Assist nurses to intake all medication.
· Assist with a health screen of all campers.
· Return un-used medication to campers on closing day.
· Email camper care team twice-daily updates about: (1) any camper or staff medical issue from that day (not counting minor scrapes and the like); (2) any camper or staff likely staying in the infirmary that night; (3) any parents that were called and why.
· Communicate with parents throughout the summer with a focus on providing the highest possible level of customer service.
· Attend regularly scheduled staff meetings
· Review all medical forms before orientation and provide kitchen staff, culinary instructors, infirmary file, and main office with list of all allergies.
- Strong background in administration. Medical background or medical administration helpful.
- Available to work and live on our camp from June 14 – August 9. Longer contracts available for extended work. Must be available to live onsite for the full length of the contract.
- Extremely organized, with strong attention to detail.
- Excellent customer service, phone and writing skills.
- Enthusiastic, motivated attitude.
- Passion for summer camp and working with kids.
Perks & Benefits:
- Accommodation includes air conditioned cabins.
- Great opportunity for parent with camper age children.
- Cabins are located on 560 acre site on private Hickory Lake.
- Salary is commensurate with experience.
This is just a brief description of the duties of the infirmary manager and the job will entail other responsibilities needed to successfully complete the role, including calling to get new prescriptions if needed from the camper’s doctor; making appointments as needed with local clinics; ensuring that the camper or staff member who is going to visit an outside physician or going to the emergency room has their health insurance cards, id’s and has a list of their medications or allergies with them; ordering transportation from the operations director for outside physician or hospital visits, and arranging for food from the Camp’s kitchen if trip will run over a meal time.