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Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Camp Owahta Health Coordinator - McGraw, NY in McGraw, New York

This position serves as the 4-H Camp Owahta Health Coordinator for 4-H Camp Owahta responsible to Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Cortland County. The primary responsibilities of this position are to supervise the health and cleanliness standards for 4-H Camp Owahta and work cooperatively with the 4-H Camp Owahta Director and camp staff to ensure adequate physical health conditions for all. In addition, this position accepts and performs other responsibilities as assigned and deemed appropriate by the 4-H Camp Owahta Director. (This position does not include cabin responsibilities.)



All applicants must complete an application packet, which includes: cover letter, resume and three (3) references.

All External Applicants (including applicants currently employed by Cornell Cooperative Extension in Associations other than the Association advertising this career opportunity) must submit his/her application materials via the "APPLY" button located within this job posting.

All Internal Applicants (current employees working for the Association advertising this career opportunity) must apply online via his/her Workday account, which may be accessed here:

Please contact Barb Henza, Association HR Rep at 607-391-2660 with questions.


Required Qualifications:

  • Licensed LPN or EMT 3.
  • Must have current BLS/CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Must be able to meet the travel requirements associated with this position.
  • Must be willing and able to stay at 4-H Camp Owahta (including overnights) the entire time Camp is in session.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed RN.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience working with children and young adults in an outdoor/recreational environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to update and/or monitor health care, maintain records, and implement a health care plan.
  • Desire to live and work in a camp community.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Insure each staff member and camp has on file a health history and examination form, as required.
  • Screen arriving campers and staff per New York State Department of Health procedures.
  • Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies.
  • Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including record keeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.
  • Coordinate coverage of the health center.
  • Post hours for daily medications and health call.
  • Make appointments, when necessary, with medical/dental personnel in the community.
  • Check and issue first-aid kits to assigned areas.
  • Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, CPR, first aid, and use of universal precautions for infection control.
  • Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk-management assessment.
  • Prepare a summary and evaluation of the camp season including inventories, staff evaluations, camper reports on health problems, and make recommendations for the following season.
  • Monitor health of all camp staff.
  • Monitor and evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions.
  • Suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions in the camp.
  • Educate staff as needed in CPR and First Aid for certification or re-certification.
  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Health and Safety - Applied to all duties and functions.

  • Support the Association to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Be familiar with and strive to follow any applicable federal, state, local regulations, Association health and safety policy/procedure/requirement and standard.
  • Act proactively to prevent accidents/injuries and communicate hazards to supervisors when identified.

EEO/EPO and Policy - Applied to all duties and functions.

  • Appreciate and embrace diversity in all interactions with clientele, staff, volunteers and the public.
  • Assist the Cornell Cooperative Extension system in reaching out to diverse audiences.
  • Aware of, and adheres to, established Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Cortland County policies, procedures and Cornell Cooperative Extension Skills for Success.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the organization by performing all assigned duties in a professional, timely and accurate manner.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Job Title:

Association Tmp Camp Nurse


No Grade - Annual

Pay Rate Type:



Contact Name:

Jerilynn Cross

Number of Openings:


Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are support of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Notice to Applicants: Please read the required Notice to Applicants statement. This notice contains important information about applying for a position at Cornell Cooperative Extension as well as some of your rights and responsibilities as an applicant.

  • Posted 30+ Days Ago
  • Full time
  • WDR-00022500