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Easter Seals Iowa
401 NE 66th Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50313

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Job Type:
Summer Employment
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Contact Name:
Abby Foster  
Job Description:
• Provide basic health care to campers during the respite weekend. • Ensure each team member and camper has a health history and physical examination form on file as required. • Establish and follow appropriate medical routines including record keeping, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, utilize approved standing orders, setup and administer prescribed medications. • Check and maintain first aid kits. • Participate in and lead specific areas of team member orientation pertaining to camp health and safety, universal precautions, etc. • Maintain accident/incident reports, daily health log and individual health histories. • Prepare an evaluation including inventories, program evaluations and make recommendations for the following season. • Act as primary contact person for health related questions. • Supervise and implement health center check in and check out procedures. • Submit overall program evaluation as requested. • Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
• Registered Nurse with current and active license in the State of Iowa. • Certification in CPR (Adult and Child), First Aid and Mandatory Reporting. • Ability to demonstrate behavior consistent with positive behavior support philosophy • Desire to work with persons who have disabilities. • Ability to work consecutive weeks during the summer program • Ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to an activity; to model and enforces appropriate safety and emergency procedures. • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. • Ability to bend, stoop, twist and lift • Ability to transfer or move a minimum of 80 pounds. • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including on-call overnight hours • Ability to work cooperatively with team members, campers and external customers in a professional and concerned manner. • Ability to accept supervision and guidance. • Ability to work independently.