Full-Time, Paid, Health Center Assistant, Nursing

July 27, 2021

Wed., June 16

Concordia Language Villages

Position Description
Concordia Language Villages are seeking assitants for their health centers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing nursing care as directed to meet individual health needs of camp staff and villagers
  • Collaborating with Concordia Language Villages physicians to meet participants’ medical needs
  • Following healthcare policies and procedures as described in the Concordia Language Villages Healthcare Manual
  • Administering first-aid care, going to other Villages as needed
  • Transporting patients to healthcare facilities
  • Reporting concerns of safety and/or wellness to the supervising RN
  • Instructing counseling and program staff in their health responsibilities, specifically reviewing first-aid procedures most likely to occur in their areas of activity
  • Completing orientation about the Concordia Language Villages health center assistant before assuming the role
  • Participating in cross-cultural health orientation programming, completing assigned cross-cultural health projects, contributing to weekly intern discussion groups and other activities as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Completed at least one year of college
  • Health majors with clinical experience, experienced EMTs, and/or other healthcare experience is a plus
  • Two years’ experience in medical and/or health, preferably in a camp or related environment preferred OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Ability to speak Village's target language a plus
  • Able to function in an outdoor setting with limited resources

Time Commitment

$300 per week, plus room and board, and paid orientation.