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YMCA of Greater Seattle Camp Orkila Health Aide in Eastsound, Washington


Thank you for your interest in Camp Orkila's Health Aide Position!

Apply Now to join the Orkila staff community as a Health Aide. This is a great opportunity to be part of a team committed to building safe and inclusive environments for young people. For more information about Camp Orkila and its programs, visit us at

More about the position:

Health Aides work closely with the Health Care Manager, and volunteer nurses and doctors to support the health and safey of our campers. Basic job functions include assisting in the management of the Health Center, maintaing the health of campers and staff and properly packing medication for overnight trips. Nursing or pre-nursing students preferred. Health Aides are supervised by the Health Care Manager, live in cabins with campers and Cabin Counselors, and perform other duties as assigned.

  • To learn more about working with Camp Orkila and the Y, please visit us online at

Please note that if you are interested in multiple positions with Camp Orkila this summer it is only necessary to apply to one posting. We will be happy to consider you for all open positions during the interview process.

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  1. Help the nurse ensure that each staff member and camper has on file a health history and examination form, as required.

  2. Assist in the health screening at the beginning of each session.

  3. Assist the nurse in conducting an inventory of supplies.

  4. Follow appropriate medical routines including recordkeeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.

  5. Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk management assessment.

  6. Assist in monitoring health of all staff including kitchen staff.

  7. Other duties as assigned by the nurse.


  1. 18 years of age or older.

  2. Completion of high school.

  3. Current CPR and first aid certifications.

  4. Desire to work and live in a camp community.

  5. Experience with young adults and children desirable.

Competencies for success at the Y:

  • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.

  • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

  • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

  • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

  • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.

  • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.

Job Locations US-WA-Eastsound

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (2/10/2020 12:17 PM)

ID 2020-9884

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 3

Location YMCA Camp Orkila

Category Resident Camp

Address 484 Camp Orkila Rd