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.
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
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
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:
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)