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YMCA of Greater Seattle Health Aide in Longbranch, Washington

Overview

We have a strong commitment to equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Tell me about this job!

Health Aides work closely with the Health Care Manager/Camp Nurse to support the health and safety of our campers. Basic job functions include assisting in the management of the Health Center, maintains 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.

Compensation for this position is currently under review; Camping & Outdoor Leadership salary rates will increase once the Y's 2022 budgeting process is complete.

To learn more about working with Camp & Outdoor Leadership at the Y, please visit us online at www.campingandoutdoorleadership.org

What you'll get from working at The Y

  • Membership to the YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • Free access to mental health resources

  • Rapidly-accruing paid time off (PTO) available immediately upon hire

  • Discounts on qualifying YMCA of Greater Seattle childcare and day camp programs

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is committed to providing a positive atmosphere that prioritizes safety and inclusivity for all employees. The YMCA of Greater Seattle has implemented safety standards and protocols related to preventative health measures based on CDC and local health department guidelines.

YGS will comply with all WA State mandates regarding COVID vaccinations. All YGS staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID by November 1, 2021 regardless of work location. Religious and Medical Exemptions will be considered at time of hire.

Responsibilities

  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.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This job operates at a seasonal residential camp, both inside and outdoors.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift store or janitorial products and supplies, up to 50 pounds.

POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time, seasonal position. The usual camp workweek is six day on and one day off, including training, staff meetings, and regular duties. This summer camp position is exempt from minimum wage and overtime regulations per State of Washington wage and hour law.

TRAVEL

This position is required to live onsite at camp. All travel required for work will be done by YMCA Authorized Drivers.

Qualifications

  1. What we're looking for in an applicant 1. 18 years old or older2. 1-2 years of experience with children; camps, childcare, tutoring, nannying, coaching3. Previous camp experience preferred4. 1+ years of experience leading others as a supervisor or lead5. Demonstrated experience planning and implementing group activities6. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous physical activity in an outdoor setting including, but not limited to hiking, boating, camping, and swimming.If applicable, "Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered." Preferred Education/Experience
  • Current state approved first aid certification

  • • Current state approved CPR certification

  • • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Current Wilderness First Responder strongly preferred. Documented knowledge of challenge courses and current safety standards and practices

  • Prefer knowledge of and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

  • Experience with anti-racism practices and coalition building. Our Mission Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body. YMCA of Greater Seattle's Core Values

  1. Respect

  2. Responsibility

  3. Honesty

  4. Caring

  5. Passion for Excellence YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law. All job offers are contingent on the results of a background check. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/18/2021 6:56 PM)

ID 2021-12696

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 1

Location YMCA Camp Colman

Category Resident Camp

Address 20016 Bay Road KPS

Minimum compensation USD $80.00/Da.

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