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Youth Camp EMT

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 1, 2024

Minimum $21.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Job Summary:

Each summer UW-Madison hosts several youth camps. UHS is seeking energetic EMTs to join us in supporting the youth camp programming at UW-Madison, May 2024 through August 2024.

The Youth Camp EMT position works as part of a health care team to support the wellness of minors participating in residential (overnight) camps on the UW Madison campus. Supporting the campers, interacting with campus partners and perhaps interacting with camper's families/guardians, Youth Camp EMTs help create a memorable experience for campers.

Responsibilities: Collects vital signs, patient history, and specimens; and performs basic laboratory tests and administers injections and medications under supervising clinician direction to ensure the proper care of patients. Prepares examination rooms and equipment and performs administrative duties. Works collaboratively with other medical staff.
  • 70% Performs routine vital signs, basic tests, assists with minor procedures, and administers medications as directed by a supervising clinician
  • 5% Escorts patients to various hospital locations and delivers, orders, and inventories general clinic supplies
  • 25% Performs administrative duties such as scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, assisting patients with billing, and coding information and answering basic medical questions
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H.S. Diploma


- Minimum of one year of experience as an EMT is preferred
- Excellent communication skills- verbal and written.
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks.
- Experience working with the pediatric and adolescent populations.


EMT - Emergency Medical Tech
Must have an active EMT license (basic, advanced, paramedic) in the State of Wisconsin.

BCLS - Basic Life Support
Healthcare Provider Level CPR/BLS certification is required.

Work Type:

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended based on need and/or funding.

Additional Information:

Youth Camps run from early June through early August. Applicants must be available for an in-person HR orientation on ONE of the following dates:

Monday, April 15th; 9am-4pm

Wednesday, April 24; 9am-4pm

Wednesday, May 8th; 10am-5pm

Friday, May 24; 9am-4pm

Tuesday, May 28; 12:30pm-8:30pm

Applicants must also be available for department training during the first week of June 2024.

Hours vary to meet operational needs. A minimum of 20 hours/ week is required. Weekends and holidays (4th of July) are required. Due to camp needs, no time off requests can be granted June 16th through June 30th.

This position will work primarily the evening shift of 3pm-11pm. Some day or night shifts may occur.

-- Day: 7am-3pm

-- Evening: 3pm-11pm

-- Night: 11pm-7am

How to Apply:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. You will be required to login or create an account to continue. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume/CV and a paragraph on why you are interested and what brings you to apply. You will be asked to provide three references during the application process.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is February 29, 2024, however, this position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.


Karen Schrank
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Medical Assistant(HS021)



Employment Class:

Temporary Employment

Job Number:


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