Camp Nurse

The Nurse/Medic will provide a safe and nurturing environment for campers and staff.

Sponsoring YMCA

Central Connecticut Coast YMCA

Location

New Haven, CT 06511-4506

Camp Information

YMCA Camp Hi Rock
162 East Street
Mount Washington, MA 01258

Camp Description

At the top of Mount Washington, at the end of a winding dirt road, lies Camp Hi-Rock. For more than sixty years, countless children, families, and adults, young and old, have been gathering in this spot to learn from each other, themselves and their inspiring surroundings.

Job Description

The Nurse/Medic will help to oversee and maintain records of the health care needs of all campers and staff. The Nurse/Medic will provide a safe and nurturing environment for campers and staff and will be actively involved and have a positive attitude about all camp activities.

Qualifications

  • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and one's peers outdoors.
  • Prior experience with the health care of children and adults.
  • Ability to assist with camp-wide health care, maintain records, and implement camp health care plan.
  • Good role model, high integrity, and adaptable.
  • At least 21 years old, valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record.

Essential Functions

  • Actively participate in and lead portions of Administrative Staff Training and All Staff Training.
  • Follow established state laws, ACA regulations, and camp policies regarding camp health care.
  • Help to stock, maintain and issue first aid kids throughout camp and for special activities.
  • Maintain a daily medical log and submit accident/incident reports to the Camping Directors.
  • Inform the Intervention Specialist and/or Camping Director of any camper or staff problems, issues, or concerns.
  • Help to ensure each person has on file a current medical form, with required physical exam and immunization records.
  • Correct and document, as necessary, situations that endanger the emotional or physical safety of any person.
  • Assist Transportation Director with obtaining medical records to take on out of camp trips.
  • Assist with coordinating completing special camper laundry needs with Intervention Specialist.
  • Help to maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment place orders as needed.
  • Oversee the administration and storage of medication, health screens, disposal of medical waste, health checks performed by staff members, parent phone calls, making medical appointments, and providing routine medical attention.
  • Determine, in accordance with the standing orders, when individuals must be transported to the hospital or clinic.
  • Help to ensure coverage of the Infirmary, especially when campers are staying in the ward or the isolation room.
  • Demonstrate and teach the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to all campers and staff.
  • Follow all camp rules and regulations and enforce them among peers.
  • Maintain positive public relations with parents, visitors, and the general public at all times.
  • Submit all required paperwork on time.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to live on-site for the duration of the season.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Makes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment.
  • Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in such a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause.
  • Program/Project Management: Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs.
  • Emotional Maturity: Demonstrates the ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations.
  • Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence.
  • Developing Self & Others:Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential

Required Certifications

  • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and one's peers outdoors.
  • Prior experience with the health care of children and adults.
  • Ability to assist with camp-wide health care, maintain records, and implement camp health care plan.
  • Good role model, high integrity, and adaptable.
  • At least 21 years old, valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record.
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Physician Assistant, Paramedic, or EMT.
  • Current First Aid and Adult and Child CPR certifications.

Room and board provided

Yes

How to Apply

Apply Online

Opens in a new window https://secure4.entertimeonline.com/ta/6143542.careers?CareersSearch

Apply by Email

sara@camphirock.org

Apply by Mail to:

Sara Abriola
162 East Street
Mount Washington, MA 01258

Bookmark and Share