Job Title: STAFF RN
Department: MEDICAL TEAM
Position Summary: Camp Korey is seeking a highly motivated, energetic Registered Nurse to provide direct nursing care to campers living with chronic and life-altering medical conditions. Camp Korey provides a safe and meaningful summer camp experience for children who have undergone solid organ transplant, as well as those living with various skin conditions, mitochondrial disease, skeletal dysplasia, metabolic bone conditions, craniofacial differences, and other life-altering medical conditions. Staff nurses collaborate with physicians, volunteer nurses, cabin counselors, and the support team to ensure that campers are provided with the highest quality of care. Staff RNs collaborate with volunteer RNs to care for 45-50 people per week. Some nighttime coverage will be required. RNs are compensated with competitive wages including meals, room and board.
Reports to: NURSING DIRECTOR
Valid Washington State RN license by beginning of camp
Valid BLS certification
PALS certification (preferred)
Pediatric nursing experience (preferred)
Strong communication skills
Self-motivated and directed
Must commit to entire season and live on site at camp (communal housing is provided) from June 10-August 14
Stamina to walk long distances and work long hours as needed
Collaborate with staff and volunteer providers and RNs to provide nursing care and monitor the health status of campers.
Prepare and administer medications as scheduled and as necessary to campers and staff in accordance with Treatment Guidelines and/or physician orders.
Methods of administration include: oral, IM, SQ, IV, topical, ophthalmic, nebulizer.
Provide routine procedures as scheduled and as necessary for each camper, including the care of internal and external central lines, dressing changes, G-Tube and other continuous/bolus feeds, urinary catheters, etc.
Triage campers upon arrival to the medical building and provide care as needed.
Deliver first aid to campers and staff as detailed in the Treatment Guidelines.
Documentation and record keeping as outlined in the Medical Manual.
Accompany EMT and campers during transport to medical facility in camp vehicle or ambulance as necessary.
Work as first contact for campers and staff overnight on-call as assigned. (Attending physician will provide back-up services as needed).
Serve as an educational resource for staff and volunteers in regard to the illnesses and medical needs of their specific campers as well as the growth, development, and hygiene of children.
Assist Nursing Director with medical orientation of staff.
Assist Nursing Director with medical orientation of weekly volunteers.
Communicate with parents regarding the health and care of their child.
Provide supervision and guidance to medical volunteers as assigned.
Adhere to standard and universal precautions.
Maintain camp standards of confidentiality with regard to camper and staff medical records.
Provide supervision at high-risk activities.
Prior to applying to Camp Korey Seasonal Summer Staff please be ready to commit to:
1. To provide the safest camp environment possible, 2021 Camp Korey Seasonal Staff will be required to quarantine and create a “Staff Bubble” for the entirety of their summer contract. Safe and socially distanced activities and events will be planned for seasonal staff during the weekends, which will adhere to this commitment. We know that this is a big ask, but Camp Korey is committing to doing whatever we can to provide the safest camp environment we possibly can for campers, families, staff, and volunteers.
2. Frequent health screenings and commitment to all safety protocols while on Camp Korey property. Masks are a requirement.
Please apply on our website at: www.campkorey.org
Camp Korey is doing its part to slow the spread of COVID-19 and remains committed to the health and safety of our employees. The work associated with this position may be performed remotely, either full-time or part-time, in compliance with the Governor’s Safe Start guidance. Employees reporting to work on-site need to follow safety precautions and procedures as required by the county. We will continue to seek guidance from local public health agencies and will proceed accordingly with any necessary changes with regard to “workplace location” expectations.
Camp Korey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of our organization that employment decisions shall be based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Except where required or permitted by law, employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant's or employee's race, color, ethnic or national origin, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, military or veteran status, leave status, or the presence of any mental, sensory or physical disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law. In addition, Camp Korey will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. These policies govern all aspects of employment, promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment. Camp Korey is dedicated to building an inclusive, informed organization with opportunities for all. Any and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
For individuals with disabilities who would like to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 360-416-4110 Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pacific Time.