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Camp Winadu - Camp Nurse Opportunities

Camp Winadu
700 Churchill Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
United States
914-437-7200 (Main Phone)
Industry
Nursing
Job Start Date
6/11/2017
Job End Date
8/12/2017
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Camp
Work Schedule
Full-Time
 

Job Description

Dates: June 12th - August 13th

Goal: To provide campers and staff with professional health care in the summer in a friendly, caring environment. ROOM AND BOARD PROVIDED, TRAVEL EXPENSES AND LICENSE REINBURSED.

Benefits:

Competitive Salary and excellent working conditions
Private room in our fully equipped Health Center
Full time Doctor in Residence
Join a team of 6 Nurses, 1 Student Nurse and 1 Athletic trainer
Flexible work schedule allowing use of camp facility
Beautiful Berkshires location on Lake Onota
Staff children welcome as campers
Berkshire Medical Center is just 3 miles away
Enjoy the camp activities and events
Responsibilities:

Help Manage team of Nurses
Assisting the on-call doctor with examination of patients
Organization and distribution of daily meds
Sharing shift in health center
Updating charts, med logs and files
Triage and treating campers who come to the health center
Communication with parents on an as needed basis
Communicate with camp Directors on any health issues of campers & staff
Accompany sick/injured campers or staff to the hospital or medical appointments
On-call during the night on a rotating basis
Qualifications & Requirements

Registered Nurse (with pediatric experience)
Flexible – able to adapt to different environments and schedules
Confidence in Nursing skills
Responsible, Hard working
Great bedside manner – friendly and personable
Strong assessment abilities
Desire and ability to be a team player
Enjoy an active lifestyle
Willingness to obtain a Massachusetts license (Winadu will reimburse)
ER and/or Pediatric unit experience preferred
Answers to Frequently asked Questions:

-We assist you in arranging for you Massachusetts license

-You operate under standing orders

-There is a full time Doctor

-There are 6 nurses, a nursing student and an athletic trainer

-There are established health care procedures and protocols

Job Requirements

RN or LPN degree (or nursing student-to assist in Health Center)
Flexible — able to adapt to different environments and schedules
Confidence in nursing skills
Responsible, hard-working
Good bedside manner, friendly and personable
Strong assessment abilities
Prior experience with children (does not have to be in a medical capacity)
Enjoy an active lifestyle
Team player
Willing to obtain appropriate state licensure (camp will reimburse)
ER and/or pediatric unit experience preferred, but not required
New nursing graduates and nurses with families are welcome


LIVING ACCOMMODATIONS
Accommodations attached to Health Center or in separate staff housing
Private or semi-private room
Shared bathroom (share only with other nursing staff)
Meals provided in camp dining hall


WORK SCHEDULE
Our camp makes an effort to create shifts to fit the needs of the nursing staff, in addition to the overall needs of the camp. Our Health Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Your work schedule will be a variation of the following:

8-1/2 to 10-hour shift which may be broken up during the day
one day off per week
on call every 4 or 5 nights