Camp Nurse at Camp Southern Ground south of Atlanta

Camp Southern Ground
100 Southern Ground Parkway
Fayetteville, GA 30269
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Basic background
From $32 To $35.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description

Camp Southern Ground, founded by Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band is looking for a Camp Nurse for our 2019 Summer Camp! Come spend the summer caring for amazing children in positive and up-lifting environment. 

New/Recent Grads Welcome! - $1280 per week, plus private housing and food


June 1st – August 2nd (Dates may be flexible)

Camp Southern Ground is a residential camp program in Fayetteville Georgia, 30 minutes south of Atlanta. Our 411 acre property is brand new with world class facilities, programs, and food. We are currently seeking a Camp Nurse for our summer season. The camp nurse oversees all health and safety at camp including: general first aid, medication delivery and tracking, minor illnesses and injuries, and parent communication regarding health.


· Current RN or LVN in the State of Georgia from June 9th – August 2nd

· Minimum 21 Years old

· CPR and First Aid Certified

· Ability to work in an outdoor environment

· Ability and desire to work with children 

To Apply:

Send an email with resume to the camp director or complete our online application at

Camp Southern Ground Position Description

Summer Camp Nurse

Position Description

The Summer Camp Nurse will help ensure all aspects of camper health and safety; reviewing camper records, performing campers’ initial health checks, administering medications, and maintaining health logs. The nurse is responsible for ensuring the overall health and wellness of everyone at camp.

Responsible to

Nurses are hired and serve under the guidance of the Camp Director

General Qualifications

Proven ability to work with children outdoors, leading recreational or educational activities. Must be at least 21 years of age and be a LVN or RN. Fingerprinting, drug and background check are required.


Working within the framework provided by the Camp mission and goals the Nurse will:

Setting up and maintaining the Camp’s Health Center

Responding to children or staff in need of medical care

Use judgement to determine when outside assistance is required

Receive, read, organize, copy student health records as they come in before camp, calling parents for incomplete information, notifying staff of any potential problems, setting up medications, etc.)

Performing health checks for arriving staff and campers

Administering medications to campers

Maintaining Health and Medication records

Supervising staff in all areas of First Aid

Managing and caring for physical facilities and supplies

Physical Requirements

1. Ability to use a computer proficiently.

2. Ability to swim.

3. Ability to speak in front of large groups with confidence.

4. Ability to observe camper behavior assesses its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques.

5. Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental hazards related to the activity.

6. Ability to communicate and work with groups participating and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.

7. Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

8. Willingness to live in a camp setting, work irregular hours using simple equipment, with daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.


Base salary of $1280 a week, including room and board.

Job Requirements
Proven ability or desire to work with children outdoors in recreational or educational activities. Must be at least 21 years of age and be a LVN or RN. Fingerprinting, drug and background check are required.
Camp Southern Ground
Scott Hicok
100 Southern Ground Parkway
Fayetteville GA 30269
United States