Seasonal Summer Overnight Camp Nurse - YMCA Camp Duncan

YMCA Camp Duncan
32405 N. US Highway 12
Volo, IL 60041
United States
Summer Camp - Overnight
Sleep-Away Camp
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
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Seasonal Summer Overnight Camp Nurse

YMCA Camp Duncan, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends. But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group. At camp, we teach self-reliance, a love for nature, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character—all amidst the fun of camp fires, canoeing, archery, swimming, and meaningful relationships.

The Overnight Camp Nurse is a seasonal position. Under the direct supervision of the Camp Director, the Overnight Camp Nurse is responsible for proper health care and first aid for campers and staff.

The camp season runs June 5, 2023 through August 11, 2023 and is comprised of one week and two week sessions.  Camp Duncan can be flexible with your schedule.
Salary range starts at $700 per week 

Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Collect all campers and staff medication keep them locked up and dispense as directed
  • Perform a wellness check all campers & staff for communicable diseases, health problems, illnesses as directed in the written health procedures.
  • Collect and file all camper and staff health forms.
  • Maintain all first aid kits.
  • Maintain standing order medication and report medication or supply needs to the camp director.
  • Maintain daily treatment log.
  • Be readily available for first aid emergencies and other contingencies.
  • Secure proper treatment for campers and staff requiring a Doctor's or hospital attention.
  • Give a brief health check to campers leaving the camp property for overnight trips. Make sure accompanying staff members have necessary first aid information, daily and pm medication, first aid orientation and health forms.
  • Contact parents of camper requiring physician's attention, overnight stay in health center or whenever is deemed necessary.
  • Issue written health information to all staff of campers requiring medication and special allergies so that staff are aware.
  • Report any incident to the camp director. All incident reports are filled out by camp director.
  • Observe and advise camp director and staff on health, disease, sanitation and cleanliness issues.
Job Requirements
-Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or equivalent education experience
-Must be licensed by the state as a RN, EMT, or LP
-Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification
-Must have 1-3 years of nursing and/or related experience
-Prior camp experience is preferred
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