Camp Nurse

URJ Eisner Camp
53 Brookside Road
Great Barrington, MA 01230
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Degree Required
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
$10,000.00 to $15,000.00 Per Year
Job Description
  • Must be licensed in MA or be able to obtain a single-state endorsement in MA

  • Valid CPR certification required

  • Responsibilities:

  • Ability to ensure children are comfortable and feel safe at camp

  • Responding to illness or injury that may occur in the camp community

  • Administration and distribution of medications as well as the maintenance and security of these medications, including OTC

  • Ability to perform basic assessments and triage camper and staff needs while collaborating with the on-staff physician

  • Communications with the Head Nurse and Health Center Administrator related to supplies, safety concerns, and other issues

  • Checks of campers and staff staying on-site at the Health Center

  • Contribute to ongoing organization and planning in the Health Center, including packaging medications for upcoming trips and preparing for new camp sessions

  • Manage the Health Center facility including cleanliness, stocking supplies, filing, etc.

  • Manage communications with parents in partnership with Head Nurse, Health Center Administrators, Physician and Community Care Team

  • Always on-call except on specified time off

  • Time off is NOT guaranteed

  • Work hours will vary with an average of 6-8 hours per day expected

  • Additional duties for the member sleeping in the Health Center

  • Be available to assist at all hours of the night

  • It is rare, but emergencies do occur at all hours

  • Must be able to wake to knocks on the door, phone calls, or calls to the walkie-talkie

  • Be willing/able to check on admitted individuals before going to sleep and upon waking in the morning

Paul Isserles
53 Brookside Road
Great Barrington MA 01230
United States
URJ Eisner Camp Paul Isserles