Health Coordinator. 

Camp Kern 

Oregonia, OH 



Position Summary: 
Assists in overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff. 
At the YMCA, We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you. 
Essential Functions: 
  • Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.  
  • Collaborate with volunteer nurses, and registered nurses to meet the medical needs of the operation.  
  • Assist with the distribution of camper medication for all programs on Camp.
  • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures. 
  • Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff. 
  • Assist with set up and break down of camp Health Center at the beginning and end of the season. 
  • Assist with inventory of all necessary medical supplies and equipment and communicate the need for purchasing with the Camp Director and Registered Nurse.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards. 
  • Ensure camper health forms are current and on file. 
  • Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications. 
  • Assist staff with the preparation and record of incident report forms. 
  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of first aid kits for summer camp counselors. 
  • Verify health history, examination, and emergency authorization. 
  • Keep all medications used by campers and staff safe. 
  • Attends and participates in program activities, staff meetings, and staff training. 
  • Communicate issues and problems as they arise to the Registered Nurse and Camp Director. Problem solves with Camp Kern’s leadership staff to resolve all issues.  
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions; develops and maintains collaborative relationships with staff, youth parents and other community stakeholders. 
  • Assist in the management and care of the physical facilities and equipment in all program areas. 
  • Assist in providing leadership to summer camp village staff and campers.
  • Follows all policies, procedures, and standards as established by the law or the Y (e.g., safety or emergency procedures, behavior guidance strategies, child abuse prevention policies); makes ADA accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program records. Ensure that camp staff know and follow the safety and educational procedures of camp programming.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.  


•    Must be at least 21 years of age.
•    Extensive CPR/First Aid experience, CNA, EMT or equivalent required; RN, LPN or additional training beyond requirement preferred.  
•    High school diploma or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.  
•    Knowledge of current health and safety laws and practices is essential. 
•    Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds, with experience working with diverse populations.  
•    Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).