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Summer Program Health Supervisor

Company: Horizons Greater Washington
Location: bethesda
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Location: Norwood School

Summer 2021 Program Dates

Staff Orientation June 22-June 26, 2021

Summer Program June 28-August 6, 2021*

* There will be no programming on July 5th in observance of Independence Day

Organizational Background

Horizons Greater Washington (HGW) is an academic and enrichment program designed to help students from low-income families in the DC-area reach their full potential. Horizons HGW supports over 370 students from 1st grade through 9th grade with year-round programming and support.

Working in partnership with our families, sending schools, and host schools, HGW is committed to developing the whole child through experiences that build problem-solving skills, foster awareness of community responsibility, instill respect for self and others, encourage a lifelong interest in learning, and inspire a meaningful, choice-filled life. The program begins when a student enters 1st grade and extends until they enter 9th grade, allowing for a rewarding long-term relationship between a diverse set of learners and the nurturing staff who work with them every summer.

Position Description

Horizons Greater Washington is seeking a MD-licensed physician (MD), certified registered nurse practitioner (CRNP), or registered nurse (RN) who can oversee the creation and implementation of Horizons Greater Washington's COVID-specific protocol while also attending to the health and well-being of students on campus.

Job Responsibilities

The Summer Program Health Supervisor's direct responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Provide COVID-specific and general first-aid training to staff during orientation week and, in close collaboration with the Site Director and Program Director, ensure that any back-up staff are adequately trained in the event a substitute is needed * Maintain the personal and confidential medical records of both staff and students in compliance with organizational policy and/or state/local regulations, whichever is more conservative * Review all student enrollment and medical forms to ensure completeness and accuracy of health information, flagging applications that require further information or clarification as needed * Serve as the point of contact for families, students, and staff who have questions and concerns related to COVID-19, including those who self-report symptoms of COVID-19, a positive test for COVID-19, or were exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the last 14 days * In tandem with site leadership, notify individuals and families of closures and restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 * Establish and maintain regular contact with local health authorities and review relevant local/state regulatory agency policies and orders for updates * Assist in the daily health checks (e.g., temperature screening and/or symptom checking) of staff and students, and in accordance with any applicable privacy laws and regulations * Periodically observe classes for compliance with health and safety protocol, including limited contact between small groups/cohorts, mask compliance, handwashing, etc.) * Oversee the implementation of return-to-program policies after COVID-19 illness * Identify and maintain an isolation room or area to separate anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms or who has tested positive but does not have symptoms * If an individual becomes sick and needs to be transported, ensure that transportation procedures are carried out with fidelity * Advise on the creation of family- and student-facing communication around health and safety protocol * Create student care profiles to distribute and review with all staff members * Train program staff members and volunteers on the approved health procedures and emergency medication administration during orientation * Perform an on-site visit at the beginning of the program to determine if the staff members and volunteers are implementing the approved health procedures appropriately * Assist in developing an emergency protocol designed to treat an individual with an allergic reaction * Review medical and prescriptive orders for use in the event of an allergic reaction * Train an appropriate number of adult staff members on how to administer an auto-injectable emergency epinephrine in the event a student has a severe allergic reaction


* 1+ years' experience * Valid license to practice in DC as a physician (MD), certified registered nurse, practitioner (CRNP), or registered nurse (RN) * Pediatric experience preferred * Valid driver's license * Successful completion of background check * First Aid Certification and CPR/AED Certification

HGW is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Horizons Greater Washington, Bethesda , Summer Program Health Supervisor, Other , bethesda, Maryland

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