RN at a Special Needs Camp in California

Camping Unlimited- Camp Krem
102 Brook Lane Boulder Creek
Boulder Creek, CA 95006
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background check- paid by camp
From $7,200 To $9,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

7/2Camp Krem is a residential summer camp in the beautiful Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California, serving children, teens and adults with a wide range of developmental disabilities.

We are seeking two RN's for our summer season. Our season runs from May 18 - August 21 and ideally we are looking for someone to work the entire summer, but are open to having someone work for a shorter duration -- a few sessions, a month etc.

Private accommodations and all meals provided.

Work alongside a great Health Center team -- another RN, plus 3-4 Nurse Assistants, as well as with the rest of our fantastic summer staff! You will have an unforgettable summer and make a real difference in the lives of our incredible campers!

Position Purpose: Responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff throughout the summer camp season May 18- August 21, or a portion thereof.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Distribute camper medications

a. Follow related policies & procedure outlines in Healthcare Manual and document on computer-based medication administration record.

2. Provide necessary health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers

a. Follow health care and treatment policies/procedures as described in Healthcare Manual

b. Assess camper and staff medical situations and make informed treatment recommendations, including in-camp care and referrals to off-site care/treatment

3. Organize and maintain adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of campers and staff

a. Assist with set up of Camp Health Center for the season

b. Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment

4. Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state requirements and American Camp Association Standards

a. Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file

b. Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications

c. Prepare and record insurance and accident report forms

5. Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies

a. Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp, including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, pool, activity areas, for off-site trips

b. Ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed

6. Deliver a staff orientation training session on medical services

a. Ensure camp staff and campers know their role related to health care and first aid

b. Provide or ensure orientation is provided that includes standing orders, specific camper health and social needs, health center procedures, emergency procedures, staff health assessment of campers, accident prevention and risk management, nutrition, and first aid in the camp setting

7. Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp

a. Verify health history and examination

b. Verify emergency authorization

c. Identify any observable evidence of illness/communicable diseases

d. Conduct a health assessment

e. Keep all camper and staff medications securely stored and locked

8. Supervise sanitary conditions throughout camp

a. Observe daily cleanliness in food service facility and other areas throughout camp

b. Be alert to any health concerns among campers and staff

Report health problems or symptoms of illness to the Camp Director


$125/day (negotiable)

For more information about Camp Krem, visit our Facebook page or website!

Job Requirements
California RN License
CPR certified
Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
Proficiency with basic computer programs (email, Microsoft Word, etc.)
Possess a valid Driver’s license
Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care
A desire to work with children and adults with developmental disabilities
Camping Unlimited- Camp Krem
Christina Krem
102 Brook Lane Boulder Creek
Boulder Creek CA 95006
United States
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