Summer Program Medical Staff / EMT - Cal Youth Camps (4128U)
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Departmental Overview The Cal Youth Camps offer sports and recreation opportunities to hundreds of children, ages 4 - 16. Our activities are designed to provide kids with opportunities to learn, make friends, build confidence, and have fun. We are seeking EMTs/paramedics who are currently certified (EMT or Paramedic and National Registry EMT) to provide first aid and health care for our youth programs. These are seasonal summer camp positions (June 10- August 16, 2019).
Responsibilities PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop, interpret, implement, evaluate and document a plan of care for patients (children and adults) consistent with University Health Service (UHS) and CYOP policies, procedures and guidelines.
Recognize symptoms and diagnostic test results that deviate from normal. Follow through on abnormal findings in a timely manner using appropriate resources.
Provide emergency first aid and health care utilizing EMT/paramedic skills and protocols as needed. Direct or assist staff in the implementation of emergency or health care procedures.
Demonstrate sensitivity and concern during all patient interactions.
Provide counseling to and interaction with participants regarding health care and other issues.
Training by Medical Database personnel to obtain access and understanding how to use secure medical system and registration system.
MEDICAL / CANRA RESPONSIBILITIES
Document assessments and interventions clearly, accurately, promptly, and concisely. Document accidents, incidents, or health issues as appropriate. Process Accident Reports, Incidents Reports, Child Abuse forms when needed.
Demonstrate professionalism, courtesy, and sensitivity in all interactions with patients and staff.
Refer program and administrative questions to appropriate supervisor.
Follow CYOP and the State of California procedures in Mandated Reporting laws regarding child abuse.
Provide input into accident prevention including: facilities, equipment, supervision, activities, and other environmental factors. Assist with the development and implementation of emergency/disaster plan for assigned facility.
Notify Camp Coordinator regarding status of camp participants receiving treatment. Work with Camp Coordinator in communicating to parents and physicians medical conditions or health issues, and making recommendations on sending camp participant home or transporting to another health care facility.
Follow CYOP procedures and complete appropriate forms (EMT Pass, check-out) for monitoring the whereabouts of children (i.e. checking in and out of children to/from classes or from camp, informing staff when a child is at the EMT's office or sent home).
Organize and prioritize workload in keeping with CYOP, UHS, and University standards.
Work efficiently and provide balanced care to patients in a busy and hectic environment.
Assist with the development, training, and implementation of Bloodborne Pathogen and Infection Control.
Demonstrate a positive, constructive attitude that facilitates achieving both patient care and CYOP goals and objectives.
Follow agreed upon work schedule, and find substitutes from approved list.
SUPERVISION / ADMINISTRATIVE
Monitor camp office as needed. Assist and direct parents, answer questions, disseminate CYOP program information, answer phones, data entry, file, equipment inventory, etc
Manage first aid supplies. Inventory, secure, and notify supervisor of supplies needed.
Supervise children as required and fill in for staff as needed.
Attend trainings and meetings as required.
Perform miscellaneous tasks as requested by supervisor.
Current EMT or paramedic certification and current National Registry EMT. Current certifications in CPR and AED (child & Adult).
Knowledge to provide emergency first aid and health care utilizing EMT/paramedic skills and protocols as needed.
Demonstrated professionalism, inter-personal skills, and sensitivity in all types of interactions.
Must have clear, concise, accurate, and prompt written communication skills (i.e. assessments, interventions reports, etc.) Ability to accurately complete forms and communicate effectively with parents, children, and colleagues.
Strong service orientation, sound judgment and decision-making.
Knowledge of the State of California procedures in Mandated Reporting laws regarding child abuse.
Must be able to successfully pass FBI and DOJ Criminal Check.
Must be able to meet the physical requirements indicated in the PEM. Sensory abilities (hearing, seeing, etc.) necessary to perform the duties of the position.
Preferred Qualifications Experience with children. Available for the entire length of the program (June 10- August 16, 2019) and staff training (some evenings and weekends between 5/29- 6/9/19 for setup and training).
Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Hours: generally between 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, and negotiable
Training Dates: specific evenings and weekends between 5/29- 6/9/19
Mandated Reporter This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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