Summer Camp Nurse


Kids in the Game
132 Nassau St Suite 310
New York, NY 10038
United States

Industry
Camping
Job Start Date
6/29/2020
Job End Date
8/21/2020
Application Closing Date
7/31/2020
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background check
Employment Type
Summer Day Camp
Work Schedule
Day Camp
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

 

Summer Camp Nurse

WHO WE ARE

Kids in the Game’s mission is to provide positive opportunities and experiences through sports and creative play. Through our sports, we are cultivating the next generation of leaders by promoting healthy habits, an active lifestyle, and personal growth through play and competition.

During the school year, Kids in the Game is rooted in dozens of schools around New York City, offering recess, after-school, physical education, early drop off fitness, creative movement and sports instruction. In the summer, we host six summer day camps in schools and parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx that provide up to eight weeks of engaging learning experiences through sports, arts, STEM, swimming, trips, and special events.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Our Camp Nurse is an important part of the framework of our camps. You will be working closely with the Camp Director, Assistant Directors and Division Leaders to make sure we are running a safe and healthy camp. You will work alongside the Health Director at each camp location and help oversee all aspects of camper and staff health related areas. You will be a part of important parent communication around safety/health guidelines before and during camp. Our Camp Nurse assists in making sure we have up-to-date medical information for all campers and staff during the summer.

You will also be a role model for our camp staff, training them in the skills they need to successfully implement health and safety procedures. Most importantly, you will be helping us provide a supportive, safe, and fun environment for our kids and our staff.


Position Responsibilities:

The Camp Nurse will help oversee all areas of health and safety at camp in collaboration with the camp’s leadership staff.

  • Attend pre-camp orientations, trainings and staff meetings with the lead staff at each camp

  • Help structure pre-summer training, in regards to health and safety, for all camp staff at each camp location

  • Assist Admin Assistant Director in reviewing camper health forms before the summer and making sure we have all required documents, including:, physical exams, immunization records, waivers, etc.

  • Provide healthcare to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers

  • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures

  • Assist Camp Director in organizing, maintaining, and utilizing adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff

    • Set up the camp Health Center at each location

    • Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment.

  • Assist in screening all campers and staff daily at camp. You will be taking temperatures, assessing energy levels, etc at the beginning of each day plus checks throughout the day

  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards

  • Draft and maintain a log of incident reports for any health related issues

  • Supervise sanitary conditions throughout camp. Observe daily cleanliness in the food service facility and other areas throughout camp. Report any health problems or symptoms of illness to the Camp Director

  • Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies; ensure supplies are well stocked and distributed as needed

  • Prepare and distribute first aid kits throughout camp including camp vehicles, kitchen, offices, waterfront, activity areas, out-of-camp trips

  • Assist in ­contacting parents concerning the status of their child’s health by telephone in the following situations: any injury requiring an x-ray, illness requiring an infirmary stay and emergency treatment/accident, etc.

  • Be knowledgeable of external health resources




WHAT WE ARE GOING TO LOVE ABOUT YOU

Our ideal candidate would meet some or all of the following qualifications:

  • Registered nurse (RN) with a license as required by that state law

  • CPR certified

  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management

  • Driver’s license and willingness to commute to multiple locations

  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care

  • Desire to work with children and young adults

  • Community health knowledge

WHAT YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE ABOUT US

At Kids in the Game, you can expect to be welcomed into an engaging and spirited environment that emphasizes the importance of teamwork, communication, and collaboration. We are proud to foster an inclusive environment where our team members feel respected by and connected to one another. We value the unique experiences, perspectives, and passions of our employees, and we look forward to adding new personalities to our team.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION:

  • We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment for all of our interns and employees

  • We recruit candidates from across the city, state, and country, from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

  • We have developed partnerships with organizations that allow us to target our hiring practices to include chronically discriminated against or low-income groups, and improve their access to high-quality employment opportunities


OUR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL IMPACT:

  • We are a certified B Corp and we are dedicated to producing positive social impact for the children, families, and communities that we serve

  • We provide training in what it means to be a certified B Corp and the relevant policies/procedures that enable us to produce positive social impact

  • As a Summer Camp Counselor, you are part of our movement as a B Corp certified organization, and help to ensure our social impact initiatives and policies are implemented throughout our programs


HOW TO APPLY: Visit us online at www.kidsinthegame.com/careers to submit your application.





CAMP NURSE OPENINGS:

Dates/Times:

  • June 29th – August 21st 2020 (8 weeks); Monday – Friday (7:30a – 4:30p)

Location:

  • Upper West Side (West 70th Street and Broadway)

  • Inwood (Isham Street and Cooper Street)

  • Riverdale (W 256th Street and Mosholu Avenue)

  • Park Slope (6th Street and 8th Avenue)

  • Upper East Side (East 90th Street and 5th Avenue)

  • East Village (E 2nd Street)

Job Requirements
Registered nurse (RN) with a license as required by that state law

CPR certified

Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management

Driver’s license and willingness to commute to multiple locations

Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care

Desire to work with children and young adults

Community health knowledge
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Kids in the Game
Cara Hudson
132 Nassau St Suite 310
New York NY 10038
United States
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