Summer Camp Nurse

Camp Sloane YMCA
124 Indian Mountain Road
Lakeville, CT 06039
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
From $1,200 To $1,200
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp
No Travel

Job Description

Camp Sloane YMCA is looking for nurses! We place a strong emphasis on the overall wellness of campers and staff members as well as care for the sick and injured. As a summer camp, we make a point that every health lodge staff member participate in the larger social life of our camp and have fun as a part of our Camp Family.


  • Current Registered Nurse (You will need a CT license which we reimburse for if not currently licensed in CT)
  • Experience in pediatrics, emergency room, pre-hospital environment or as a school nurse preferred.
  • The ability to relate effectively to children, parents and college-age staff is essential.

Dates of Employment: We are looking for full-time Resident Nurses for 2-week contracts (June 26-July 9, July 10-23, July 24-Aug 6 or Aug 6-20) and part-time nurses to help fill in some shifts throughout the summer.


Salary: $1200/wk, $200/day. Includes meals and housing in a private room with a private bathroom in the health lodge and FREE camp for your kids.

Key responsibilities:

  • Attend to illnesses or injuries of both campers and staff per written protocols
  • Work within written protocols and scope of practice. Actively seek out definition from the Health Lodge Supervisor and Camp Physician whenever necessary
  • Administer both over-the-counter and prescription medications to campers and staff per written protocol at designated times
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records of medication administration as well as illness and injury care delivered to campers and staff per written protocols
  • Report illness, injury or abuse to proper authorities when necessary per written protocol
  • Maintain a watchful presence to the overall wellness of campers and staff
  • Work directly with the Camp Physician, EMS, fire department and hospital either by phone or in-person when such need may arise to attend to the illness or injury of a camper or staff
  • Live in the health lodge and attend to camper illness and injury as the on-duty overnight registered nurse
  • Attend morning supervisory staff meetings and other camp meetings and functions when assigned to do so by the Health Lodge Supervisor or Camp Director.
  • Attend meals at the Camp Sloane dining hall if directed to do so by the Health Lodge Supervisor or Camp Director
  • With the help of the entire health lodge staff, maintain cleanliness and order within the health lodge to standards set by the Health Lodge Supervisor.

Camp Sloane YMCA
Rhino Merrick
124 Indian Mountain Rd
Lakeville CT 06039
United States
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