Health Director - Peconic Dunes

Health Director, Peconic Dunes Camp, Southold, NY

Position Summary:

The Health Director is responsible for implementing all medical requirements 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.

Required 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.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO,

Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary Range: Salary based on experience

Benefits: No Benefits

Date Position Available: April 11, 2019 – September 6, 2019

Two positions available:

1.Overnight Monday through Friday

2.Overnight Saturday and Sunday


Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will remain open until qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to attach/upload a resume to the online application in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. In the “Experience” section of your application, use the Paperclip icon to search for file(s) or use the “Drop Files Here” box to manually drag document(s) into your application. Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.

External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) please refer to the Applying for a Job (External Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Internal Applicants: Current employees of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Association indicated in this job posting are considered internal applicants; please refer to the Applying for a Job (Internal Candidate) document for additional guidance.

Questions please contact:

Lexi Linn, PDC Office Manager
Cornell Cooperative Extension – Suffolk County
423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901

(631) 852 – 8629, Ext. 8,

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform the essential functions of their job. If you require an accommodation so that you may participate in the selection process you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120, or via email at:

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.

Last updated January 14, 2019