4-H Camp Medical Staff - Grant Parish - Camp Grant Walker - R00089549

Work Location: Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center – Pollock, LA.

Position Description: The Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center seeks camp medical staff to manage the Infirmary and provide basic care during 4-H Summer Camp. Grant Walker 4-H Educational Center serves as a 4-H summer camp for 4th – 6th-grade youth. Our facility can camp between 300-350 youth during any given week.

Expectations: 4-H Camp Medical Staff will provide basic medical care, adhere to medical guidelines, and protocol, and provide basic diagnosis of injuries/medical problems. The 4-H Camp Medical Staff reports directly to the Camp Director.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Licensed as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.
  • Three years prior professional nursing experience preferred, preferably with youth.
  • Must complete the employee background screening process and be approved by the LSU AgCenter Human Resource Management Unit.
  • Experience with children and young adults.
  • Maintain current CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Desire to work in a camp community.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure each camper has a health form on file. Review camper forms before camp weeks as needed.
  • Dispense medications as prescribed by a Physician.
  • Prepare accident/incident reports for all accidents/incidents.
  • Follow appropriate medical procedures, including record-keeping in the daily medical log and utilizing approved Physician standing orders.
  • Conduct onsite training for staff as needed.
  • Meet with Camp Director daily to review any camper issues and specific areas of need that may arise.
  • Assess campers and ill or injured staff and determine if further medical attention is needed.
  • Assist in stabilizing campers and staff requiring transportation to the hospital.
  • Documentation of all injuries and care rendered.
  • Monitor/evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions at the camp.
  • Other duties assigned by the Camp Director.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain inventory of First Aid supplies.
  • Keep the Infirmary clean and organized.
  • Ability to communicate and work with campers, staff, and 4-H agents of various skills and instruction regarding medical care.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Flexible – able to adapt to different environments and schedules.
  • Responsible and hardworking.
  • Excellent bedside manner, friendly and personable.
  • Strong assessment abilities.
  • Prior experience with children.
  • Team player.

Working Conditions:

  • Primary working area will be the Infirmary.
  • 4-H Camp Medical Staff will have private quarters in the dormitory across the hall from the Infirmary. Meals and snacks are also included.

Hours and Salary: The Infirmary is open Monday 11 a.m. – Thursday 11 a.m. each week. Day/Night shifts and shift rotations are available. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Required training days will be scheduled before camp begins and determined upon hire.

Date Available: Camp session is May 20-July 25, 2024. LOST Camp takes place July 29-August 1, 2024. Required training period is May 9-17, 2024. Camp will not be in session the week of June 17–21, 2024.

Application Deadline: February 9, 2024, or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Must apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers. MUST submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation, and official transcripts for the application to be complete.

The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide campus of the LSU System and provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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