Summer Camp Nurse (RN & LPN)

Dublin, New Hampshire 03444

24-07-2022

  • Full time 
  • Part time
  • $$1,350+ doe/per week

Job Description

Camp Wa-Klo is an all girls camp located in Dublin, New Hampshire. We are looking for someone to work from July 25- August 20 or any weeks during that time frame. Salay starts at $1,350 depending on experience and includes room & board. You must have a valid New Hampshire nursing licesnse to work, and camp will reinburse you if you need to transfer yours. If you like working in a small dedicated team, being in the great outdoors, being flexiable and providing care for youth than this is the place for you! 

Being the camp nurse is an active part in what we strive to be as a camp. It includes the promotion of good health, prevention of injuries as well as monitoring health and cleanliness standards pertaining to camp and the facilities while being responsible for the care of ill or injured campers and staff.
● Maintain an active nursing license in the State of New Hampshire with up to date
BLS/CPR certification. Additional certifications preferred. Be able to provide such
documentation.
● Experience in emergency, trauma or pediatric/school nursing preferred.
Direct Health Responsibilities:
● Ensure each staff member and camper has a clear and accurate health record on file
including a health history and examination form, as required. Discuss with staff any
pertinent camper health information, and make recommendations for the following
summer season as needed.
● Ability to keep neat and orderly records of all care rendered, including injuries, over the
counter medicine, first aid, communication with parents or licensed independent
providers from off camp facilities.
● Take initiative, be self-sufficient and have the ability to recognize when a higher level of
care is necessary and be able to provide stabilizing care until a higher level is reached.
Keep staff and parents up to date on current information and status.
● Understanding of baseline and normal stages of health, growth and development.
● Maintain the confidentiality of campers and staffs with regards to health history
● Provide emotional support, an open and safe place for staff and campers to go to when
necessary to discuss various physical and emotional needs. This includes but is not
limited to some good old-fashioned TLC when homesickness kicks in.
● Be on-site for check-in of staff and campers to provide baseline health screening, head
check, review health histories and other medical forms.
● Establish and maintain open lines of communication for staff and leadership regarding
the health and well-being of campers and staff.
● Make appointments, when necessary, with medical/dental/specialty offices in the local
community and follow up as needed.
● Maintain a list of staff and campers who are on trips including medication administration
while out of camp, providing and maintaining first aid kits and instruction for needs
while away from direct nursing supervision.
● Makes sure that all medications brought to camp are checked for accuracy and expiration
and are locked in the Pill Box and dispensed under the nurse’s care. Keeps record of pills
administered to whom and when they are given.
● Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk-management assessment.
● Be a medical resource that would bridge the gap between basic medical knowledge and
calling 911.
● Conduct inventory of supplies and medications and place orders when necessary,
ensuring timely arrival of supplies. Keep the infirmary clean and organized.

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Dublin, NH, United States

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