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Camp Nurse New

Salisbury, CT

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Hiring Company

Camp Sloane YMCA

Positions Available

Contract

Salary Information

$1,200 / week

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Position 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.

Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse (You will need a CT license which we reimburse for) or recent graduate of an RN or BSN program with a strong recommendation of an academic advisor or other faculty.
  • 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 either a 2, 4 or 6-week contract (July 4-17, July 18-31, Aug 1-14) and part-time nurses to help fill in some shifts throughout the summer.

Pay: $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.

Essential Functions:

  • Work in a team environment within the guidelines of the camp physician and health lodge supervisor.
  • Maintain current certification as a Registered Nurse in the state of Connecticut.
  • Lift as much as 25 lbs.
  • Arrive on time for all scheduled activities and duties
  • Complete all duties as assigned.

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