The camp night shift nurse is an administrative position that is responsible for the health and well-being of students and staff. You are allowed to sleep while on shift as long as you have a radio on a next to you and are ready to respond to any calls that may come in. Our wellness center has a nurse on duty room with a bed.
Reports to: Head Nurse and Summer Camp Director
Shift: 7:00pm – 7:30am Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
One season commitment required.
California-RN or LVN license.
Experience in pediatric, school, camp, outpatient or emergency care is preferred.
Positive role model for instructors. Lead by example.
Ability to effectively train instructors during orientation on infirmary protocol.
Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate (verbally and written) concerns, feedback and information to staff, administration and teachers.
Must be a positive, assertive leader with strong supervisory and management skills.
Understand and apply pertinent personnel policies, laws, rules and regulations.
Must have demonstrated good judgment and decision-making ability.
Must be approachable and friendly.
Must have initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision.
Must be 100% organized.
Must be flexible and diverse in philosophies to work with various types of school groups.
Relay pertinent information to staff in a clear and concise manner.
Carry out daily activities and operations of Pali Camp.
Assist in color codes called on the radio.
Other duties as assigned.
Review camper health histories with emphasis on current illnesses, allergies and physical limitations.
Complete fast, accurate assessments of health complaints.
Communicate health needs of students to instructors and administration, as needed.
Contact parents of students that require in-depth care, complicated meds or are unique situations.
Administration of prescription and over-the-counter medication, keeping in mind the five rights
Provide first aid for minor injuries and illnesses
Refer more serious issues to the appropriate medical personnel.
Maintain accurate health logs and incident report logs.
Communicate with parents in regards to on-site health concerns.
Maintain a clean, healthy and warm environment in the infirmary.
Stay up to date on staff personnel medical information and history. Relay any pertinent information that effects job performance to the Director immediately.