JOB DESCRIPTION

CAMP MEDICAL DIRECTOR

The Laurel Foundation, dedicated to empowering children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS and trans/gender non-conforming youth, is seeking a passionate and dedicated CAMP MEDICAL DIRECTOR who is responsible for all matters pertaining to the physical health of campers during our programs.

REPORTS TO:  The position of Medical Director reports to the Camp Director and Medical Advisors on the Board of Directors

The Laurel Foundation, is dedicated to empowering trans/gender diverse youth, and children youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS, is seeking a passionate and dedicated Camp Medical Director . We encourage members of the trans and HIV community to apply. The Laurel Foundation was founded and runs on love. Established in 1993, The Laurel Foundation is committed to providing year-round, educational and support programs to transgender/gender non-conforming youth and children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS. Through compassion and hope, The Laurel Foundation allows the children and youth we serve to experience the magic and wonders of childhood free from the stresses of their daily lives. The Laurel Foundation teaches children to believe in themselves and to understand each one of them has the ability to make his or her life as full and rich as the next child’s regardless of their gender identity or illness.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant or Physician licensed in CA
• Experience working with HIV/AIDS and gender diverse patients
• Ability to supervise volunteer medical staff and dispensing of medications
• Desire and ability to work with children in a camp setting
• Positive communication, supervision and support skills with volunteers
• Good character, integrity, and ability to adapt to camp setting
• Maintain a professional and confidential manner at all times
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
This position is under the general direction of the Camp Director and Medical Advisors on the Executive Board of Directors. Responsible for all camp medical matters pertaining the safety of everyone at camp. Position is responsible for supervising all medical volunteers, training medical volunteers for Med. Shed procedures,  inventory of medical supplies, medication disbursement at programs, procedures, care, etc. This position performs confidential assignments pertaining to job responsibilities. Responsible for training and supervision of medical volunteers.

 

DUTIES:

• Attend 5 resident camp program programs throughout the year (Family camp – Feb. 14-18, 2020, one 3-day weekend in May (date TBD), two summer camp sessions, each one week in duration tentative dates June 27-July 4 and July 5-11, 2020)
• Oversee camp’s medical program
• Review camper medical applications prior to camp session
• Review applications of new medical staff prior to camp session
• Responsible for supervision of volunteer medical staff
• Comply with ACA Standards with regard to medical care
• Responsible for scheduling and timely disbursement of medication
• Responsible for ordering and stocking medical supplies

                                               

STIPEND:

The Medical Director will receive a stipend of $750 per camp session.

HOW TO APPLY                                                                                                                                                 

If you are interested in joining our team as Camp Medical Director and bringing hope, joy, and laughter into the lives of children, youth and families affected by HIV/AIDS, and trans/gender diverse youth, please email your resume  with cover letter  to Cheyenne Foster Camp Director.

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