Health Care Manager


Minimum Qualifications

  • Commitment to the Christian faith, and a reasonable ability to articulate that commitment in ways appropriate to Christikon’s ministry and constituency.
  • Desire and ability to live together and work with other staff and with campers in an intensive and intentional Christian community.
  • Good character, integrity, adaptability, enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, self-control.
  • Maturity, common sense, good judgment.
  • Desire and ability to live in, work in and move about the mountainous terrain in which the camp is located.
  • Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
  • At least one year beyond high school, and at least 19 years of age during the camping season.

General Responsibilities

  • Carry out and provide necessary support for Christikon’s camping program in ways appropriate to Christikon’s Mission Statement.
  • Share responsibility for shaping a community of staff, campers and other guests that is grounded in Christian faith.
  • Follow and support Christikon goals, policies and procedures, and interpret them to campers, guests, and other staff.
  • Plan and lead worship, Bible study introductions, and group recreation as assigned.
  • Prepare for and participate in staff meetings and supervisory conferences.
  • Complete evaluations at the end of each camp session.
  • Lead “interest groups” during camp sessions according to one’s skills, background and interests, and as time and other assigned responsibilities permit.

Health Care Manager

Minimum Qualifications: Current CPR and Wilderness First Aidcertifications (provided during Staff Training).

Responsible to: Director

General Responsibilities: Working under a physician’s standing orders, serve as the health manger for the camp; supervise health and cleanliness standards, work with camp director and staff, and help provide adequate physical health conditions for all.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Conduct and supervise health screening of campers when they arrive at camp.
  2. Receive, store and dispense all camper medications in the on-site program, and supervise medication procedures with trails staff.
  3. Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary to ensure timely arrival of supplies.
  4. Follow appropriate health care routines including record keeping in the daily medical log, disposal of medical waster, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.
  5. Coordinate coverage of the Health Office; be available in the Health Office at specified times; be available of emergency health response at all times, or provide for appropriate coverage of these duties by other staff.
  6. Prepare first aid kits for trails use; check them out and in according to established procedures.
  7. Make appointments, when necessary, with health care personnel in Big Timber or other communities.
  8. Maintain in readily accessible manner health forms of all campers and adult advisors who are at camp. Take health forms to camp office at the end of each session for permanent storage.
  9. Complete and maintain accident reports and incident reports that can be used for risk-management assessment.
  10. Monitor health of all staff.
  11. Monitor and evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions in the camp.
  12. Assist in preparing and training other staff in health care responsibilities.
  13. Supervise work of the Service Aid, when that person is someone other than the Health Care Manager.
  14. These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Essential Functions

  1. Ability to drive to doctor or emergency treatment locations.
  2. Ability to lift and/or assist injured/ill campers or staff.
  3. Ability to read prescriptions and health exams from physicians.
  4. Ability to get to remote locations on camp property quickly.
  5. Ability to use telephone.
  6. Ability to observe and assess unsanitary or unhealthy conditions at camp.
  7. Ability to originate, update, and monitor health care, maintain records, and implement Health Care Plan.

Service Aid

Responsible to: Health Care Manager

General Responsibility: Manage kitchen and cleaning laundry, and manage bath house hospitality supplies and service.

Specific Responsibilities

  1. Daily launder kitchen and cleaning laundry, and provide for proper storage of all items.
  2. Daily monitor bath house hospitality supplies (toilet paper, hand towels, hand soap, etc.), and replace as necessary.
  3. Daily clean bath house stools according to establish procedures.
  4. Monitor bath house cleaning done by campers and staff to insure clean, sanitary facilities.
  5. Insure that cleaning supplies are properly stored in appropriate locations.
  6. At least once a session, soak bath house mops overnight in bleach solution. Rinse well; wring out well.
  7. Maintain a neat and clean Laundry Room.
  8. Monitor inventory of cleaning supplies and equipment, and place orders when necessary with Director or Head Cook to ensure timely arrival of supplies.
  9. These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.

Minimum Functions

  1. Ability to lift and carry cleaning and hospitality supplies around the camp.
  2. Ability to monitor cleanliness of bath houses and laundry room.

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