SCF Camp Health Director, Yaphank, NY

Suffolk County Farm Camp Health Director, Yaphank, 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 ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

Responsibilities include reviewing, evaluating, protecting, and maintaining campers' health 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 the 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 provides training to camp personnel as needed, including, but not limited to, first aid, epi-pen assistance, and inhaler assistance.The Health Director oversees the initial health screening of campers and provides a safety briefing as needed to staff and campers every Friday.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 20 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or background in school, visiting, or public health nursing.

Equal Opportunity Employment

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 support diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary: Non-exempt $23.00 per hour

Hour: 40 hours per week: Monday - Friday (8:00am-4:30pm)

Dates: July 3, 2023 - Aug 25, 2023 – Full Camp season commitment


Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

Applicants need to:

  • Attach/upload a resume to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload a cover letter to the online application in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Attach/upload contact info for three references to the online application in 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 be unable to change your submission or add attachments.


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 their essential functions.If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Of Suffolk County HR Department at (631) 727-7850 ext 252 or email at

Cornell Cooperative Extension collaborates with Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. 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 4, 2023