RN Position at All-Girls Overnight Camp

YMCA Camp Mohawk
246 Great Hill Road
Litchfield , CT 06759
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes National Background Check
From $4,500 To $5,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description

 The Camp nurse is the overall health officer for camp. Duties and responsibilities are numerous and varied with the major emphasis being placed on maintaining a safe and clean operation.
Responsible to: Camp Director
Status: Exempt seasonal

Job Requirements
Job Qualifications

N., A.P.R.N current ARC First Aid and CPR certifications.
Able to walk one mile over rough terrain in under 15 minutes without any assistance.
Emotional maturity, good moral character, and integrity.
Enjoyment of the out-of-doors.
An understanding and acceptance of the fundamental aims and objectives of the YMCA in general and of YMCA Camp Mohawk.
During pre-camp training, discuss health and safety procedures, precautions, and routines with staff.
Report all admissions to the infirmary to the Camp Director.
Guide counselors in regard to their responsibilities in noting and reporting illness, injury or unsafe practices and conditions that might contribute to camper and staff accidents.
Check camp for health and safety conditions daily.
Administer all medications and treatments according to Physician’s Standing Orders or Instructions for The First Aider. Keep records of all such treatment.
Maintain Health Log and files in accordance with the laws of the State of
Prepare the first aid kits for emergency use to all counselors for use on hikes, outpost camps and trips and instruct counselors in current first aid methods. All such treatments must be reported back to the nurse for inclusion in her report.
Be responsible for any drugs, medicines and first aid kits brought to camp by campers and staff and use as directed by physician of the camper (according to prescription).
Give sympathetic ear to staff as their problems surface and work with the program director and camp director as a team in counseling the staff.
In addition to the “Close of Camp evaluation”, make a written report that includes: equipment inventory, requisitions for the coming summer, treatment records of campers and staff, infirmary and hospital admissions, visits to MD, recommendations for improvements and records for insurance company.
Other duties as assigned by the Camp Director.
YMCA Camp Mohawk
Patrick Marchand
246 Great Hill Road
Litchfield CT 06759
United States
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