Camp Nurse

Join our team of amazing counselors and staff in our beautiful Berkshires location! Hiring nurses for one week positions.

Sponsoring YMCA

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock


Mount Washington, MA 01258

Camp Information

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock
544 East Street
Mount Washington, MA 01258

Camp Description

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock is an overnight camp for campers ages 7-16. Nestled among 1,000 acres in the Berkshire Mountains, surrounded by conservation forest, and centered around our pristine, private, ninety acre lake, YMCA Camp Hi-Rock enjoys a truly magnificent location.

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.

Job Segments:

· 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 kits throughout camp and for special activities.

· Maintain a daily medical log and submit accident/incident reports to the Camp Directors.

· Inform the Inclusion Specialist and/or Camp 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 Inclusion 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.


· 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

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 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

Must complete online New Employee Orientation, Child Abuse Prevention, Mandated Reporter, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, and Employee Safety trainings prior to start of position.

Room and board provided


How to Apply

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Apply by Email

Apply by Mail to:

Heather Neaz-Nibur
544 East Street
Mount Washington, MA 01258

Resumes Accepted Until

July 31, 2021

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