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Wellness Assistant (Nurse Assistant)

Job Start Date
5/25/2015
Job End Date
9/2/2015
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
Yes Criminal Record Check
Employment Type
Seasonal
Work Schedule
Full-Time

Job Description

The Foundation is currently recruiting for a qualified:
Wellness Assistant (Nurse Assistant)

Camp Locations:
• St. George, Ontario
• Parry Sound, Ontario
• Kananaskis, Alberta
• Whiteshell, Manitoba
• Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
• Quyon, Quebec

Summary:
Reporting to the Wellness Coordinator, the Wellness Assistant is responsible for the health and wellness of the campers and staff. This position provides support to the Wellness Coordinator in the execution and running of the Wellness Program and the Wellness Centre. This is a residential position that includes full on-site accommodations.

Key Responsibilities:
• Providing first aid and assessing staff and campers for routine conditions.
• Administering routine medications and treatments as indicated by THCF nursing protocols.
• Maintain staff and camper health files including health history, patient consultation reports, daily medication administration, and treatment records.
• Execute THCF health screening for arriving and departing campers.
• Keeping track of stock used, ordering supplies, and stocking first aid kits.
• Promote health practices throughout the camp and act as a positive role model to young campers.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
• Currently enrolled in a BScN, RN, or LPN program from an accredited college or university.
• Current First Aid & CPR Certifications
• Ability to monitor health care, maintain records, and implement the health care plan
• Experience working with children and young adults preferred
• Pediatric experience in a camp environment preferred
• Ability to stay on site