Employment Opportunities

Position Posted On:
Friendship Ventures
10509 108th ST NW
Annandale , MN  55302

Job Title:
Counselor + Health Aide (winter camp)
Job Type:
Health & Human Services
Hours Per Week:
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Position Start Date:
Pay Rate:
$200/wk + rm/board
How To Apply:
For More Information Call: 952-852-0101 or 1-800-450-8376 ask for any Program Team member Or Email: Send Resume/Appl
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Job Description:
Job Requirements: The Counselor/Health Aid may be a first-year nursing student, a certified nursing assistant, PCA, college student or graduate with some health care training and experience. CHA supports vacationers with activities, socially and with personal care. May assist with simple treatments and support vacationers chronic medical needs. CPR and First Aid equivalent is required. Must be physically and emotionally strong, mentally alert, creative, and flexible. Must have the ability to work well with others. Responsible to: Village Leader, Director of Health Care, Health Care Staff Responsibilities: In addition to responsibilities listed in Counselor job description and under the supervision of the Health Care Staff, the Health and Counseling Aide is responsible to: 1. Responsible for the health, personal care needs, safety and general welfare of all participants assigned to cabin. Assist individuals with physical disabilities or other limitations who need support with eating meals, walking, transferring, using the bathroom, etc. 2. Responsible to assist in planning and implementing daily activities with Program Staff and co workers to meet the needs and interests of the cabin group. Also to take part in all activities with the participants with encouragement and positive reinforcement. 3. Responsible to the health care and administrative staff for notification of sickness/injury, or change in participant behavior and to assist with treatments needed by participants. 4. Make sure all participants’ belongings are properly checked in upon arrival and all items are present and accounted for when leaving. Assist them in caring for personal belongings; see that soiled items are laundered and that a clean outfit if saved for going home. 5. Responsible for the completion of a physical assessment of each participant within 24 hours of arrival and the continuous monitoring of the individual thereafter. 6. Responsible for writing an experience report on cabin participants and other report, logs, and forms as necessary; assist participants in writing postcards, and making buttons. 7. Responsible for periodically serving as "Cabin Duty" person in assigned cabin (during rest hour and in evening after bedtime). 8. Responsible at all times for the appearance and cleanliness of cabin. 9. Attends Planning Meetings and communicates information discussed at meeting with cabin co-workers. 10. Write self evaluations to be discussed and then filed. Personal evaluations are given by Village Leader upon completion of self-evaluations. 11. Provide information for written evaluations of volunteers assigned to cabin. Counselors are required to model an appropriate example for volunteers. 12. Participate in the planning and implementation of evening programs; such as skits, sing-a-longs, talent shows, etc. for all camp and village programs. 13. Administer topical medications and other treatments as directed by nursing staff. 14. Administer First Aid when needed. 15. Provide personal care to participants with special medical needs such as diabetes, gastrostomy tubes, ostomies, catheters. 16. Accompany participants to clinic or hospital. 17. Assure accurate and complete documentation on camper’s treatment sheet. 18. Communicate campers’ health needed to Health Center Staff. 19. Maintain personal health throughout camp season. 20. Complete self-evaluation and final program evaluation. 21. Be a role model and appropriate example for camp staff, volunteers and campers. 22. Perform additional duties as requested by supervisor Dates: Dec 26-31 and/or Jan 3-8
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