Meadowmount School of Music
1424 Country Rte 10
Westport, NY 12993
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Start Date
Job End Date
$5,000.00 to $6,000.00 Per Month
Job Description

Dates: Hiring immediately through August 12, 2024

Schedule: Full-Time, seasonal position, 24 hour shifts, Monday-Friday with flexibility available for the right candidate

Compensation: Salary range from $10,500 - $12,000 commensurate with experience

Room and Board: Private room with AC, all meals provided, housekeeping and laundry service 


Meadowmount School of Music seeks to hire a full-time seasonal Head Nurse/Health Director for our summer program. This person will be responsible for overseeing the health program on campus including a three bed infirmary, ensuring the health and safety of all campers and staff throughout the summer. This position reports to the Camp Director. 

Applicants should be a RN or LPN currently licensed in New York State with First Aid/CPR/AED certification. Meadowmount will cover the cost of a NY State Nursing License for those already qualified in other states, for accepted applicants who apply before March 15. This person must be comfortable working within New York State requirements for a summer camp health professional, and have experience working with patients 13-30 years old. They should work well under pressure and have the ability to interact with staff, parents, and students. Candidates must be personable, flexible, hard workers, team players, and have a strong desire to create a positive, safe, and healthy environment for students and staff alike.


  • Supervise health and sanitation on campus for campers and staff
  • Maintain confidential medical records for campers
  • Maintain camp's daily medical log
  • Oversee initial health screening of campers and daily health surveillance of camp occupants
  • Handle health emergencies and injuries, including emergency preparedness and provisions for professional health care
  • Report required incidents to local health department within 24 hours
  • Store, prepare, and dispense medications – prescriptions and over-the-counter
  • Perform daily sick call
  • Communicate specific camper health needs (allergies, special diets, etc.) to staff
  • Communicate with counselors, staff, faculty, and parents as needed
  • Cooperate with local doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies
  • Accompany sick/injured campers or staff to the hospital or to medical appointments
  • Have a plan in place for any communicable disease outbreaks
  • Maintain infirmary and equipment
  • Attend staff meetings as requested
Job Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Current New York State licensed RN (preferred) or LPN, or the ability to be licensed 

  • Must be available for live-in 24 hour shifts

  • Self-directed

  • Good bedside manner with a friendly and personable demeanor 

  • Strong assessment abilities

  • Prior experience with 13 to 30 year olds

  • Certified CPR for Professional Rescuer and Responding to Emergencies (RTE)

  • Ability to move quickly, on foot if needed, around the campus to provide emergency first aid and medical evaluation

  • Wilderness First Aid certification a plus

  • Prior experience working at a summer camp as a health professional a plus


1424 Country Rte 10
Westport NY 12993
United States