Health Director

Classification Title: Temporary Camp Nurse

Title of Position: Health Director

Job Location: Peconic Dunes 4-H Camp, Southold, NY

Brief Summary: The Health Director is responsible for implementing all health-related operations described in the camp safety plan submitted to the Suffolk County Department of Health and insuring compliance with all applicable local, state and federal laws.

Responsibilities include reviewing, evaluating, protecting and maintaining campers’ heath records; securing and administering medicines and treatment to campers according to physicians’ orders; recording all treatment according to established procedures and reporting required incidents to local health department within 24 hours. The Health Director determines when a camper must receive attention from a physician or other medical professional and arranges transportation as needed The Health Director oversees and coordinates the work of the entire Health Center staff and provides training to camp personnel as needed including, but not limited to first aid, epi pen assist, inhaler assist. The Health Director oversees initial health screening of campers and provides a safety briefing to campers every Sunday. The Health Director is responsible for maintaining supply inventory in the Health Center and submitting order requests as needed.

Minimum Qualifications: RN, licensed to practice in New York State; Certifications in CPR/AED and epi pen. Able to lift up to 20 pounds. This is a live-in position (negotiable).

Preferred Qualifications: Experience or background in school, visiting or public health nursing, desirable.

Work Schedule: 40 hours/week, Sun 1pm–6pm; Monday-Thursday 8am–5pm

Salary Range: Exempt, starts at $8,000 based on experience and qualifications

Benefits: No benefits

Date Position Available: June 12, 2017 – August 19, 2017

Closing Date: Until position is filled


Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
(631) 852 – 8629, Ext. 8

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Last updated November 15, 2016