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Summer Camp Nurse

Company: Camp Solomon Schechter
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Camp Solomon Schechter (CSS) has a 68-year tradition of fun, friendship, and Jewish education in the Pacific Northwest. At CSS we value each child as an individual and strive to support their social and spiritual growth. Our campers have the opportunity to be independent in a safe and nurturing environment. We encourage every camper to try something new, make new friends, make good choices, and grow as leaders and as individuals. CSS is a fully immersive, welcoming, and spiritual Jewish environment. -Job Title: Camp Nurse Job Type: Support Staff Under the supervision/management: Camp Director -General DescriptionCamp Nurses are responsible for: - - - - - - - - -Providing quality care and service to our entire camp community - - - - - - - - -Administering medicine and supplements - - - - - - - - -Ensuring all COVID-19 protocols are followed - - - - - - - - -Maintaining the welfare, safety, and security of all campers - - - - - - - - -Establishing and operating a well-organized camp health center - - - - - - - - -Promoting a healthy living environment for the camp community throughout the camp season; - - - - - - - - -Liaising with visiting doctors and other medical professionals outside of camp - - - - - - - - -Clearly documenting (in camp health software) - - - - - - - - -Visitations to the Health Center - - - - - - - - -Care provided for campers and staff - - - - - - - - -Communication with camper parents - - - - - - - - -Referrals to medical treatment outside of camp -Qualifications/Requirements - - - - - - - - -Active/Current Registered Nurse's License (RN) for Washington State, required. - - - - - - - - -Other licensed training will be considered, such as, licensed nurse practitioner. - - - - - - - - -3+ years of school and/or pediatric/adolescent nursing experience strongly preferred. - - - - - - - - -3+ years working in a clinical setting/environment with children preferred. - - - - - - - - -Skills to communicate effectively and promptly with a diverse audience: campers, parents/guardians, staff, medical colleagues, and support staff. - - - - - - - - -Current certifications in first aid and CPR. - - - - - - - - -Hands-on skills and experiences with maintaining accurate records electronically and keeping an orderly workspace. - -Responsibilities: - - - - - - - - -Maintain a health history and examination form for each camper, counselor, and staff member; - - - - - - - - -Set up a procedure/process for health screening at the beginning of each session including head check for lice, temperature, signs of abuse, and, COVID-19 symptoms check and testing administration. - - - - - - - - -Conduct inventory of supplies, set up ongoing process to replenish supplies throughout the season, submit season's end inventory, compile list of supplies to purchase to open for next season; submit a list of replacements and/or repairs; - - - - - - - - -Implement standard processes for health calls, including daily recordkeeping logs, dispensing of pre-packaged medications, disposing of medical waste, and maintaining standard orders from contracted physician; - - - - - - - - -Coordinate coverage of health center to ensure 24/7 care; - - - - - - - - -Post daily health center hours and basic guidelines in a visible place; - - - - - - - - -Maintain a list of physicians, specialists, and dentists in designated camp area to utilize when necessary; - - - - - - - - -Schedule appointments with local physician(s) when medical condition necessitates a visit; - - - - - - - - -Organize trip, game day, first aid kits including the following supplies: epi-pen, Tylenol, band-aids, bacitracin, Benedryll, butterfly band-aids, sunscreen, etc; - - - - - - - - -Communicate promptly and effectively with campers' parents and/or caretakers to keep them abreast of any medical concerns, etc.; - - - - - - - - -Lead healthcare sessions as part of Staff Orientation: health center policies and procedures, how to maintain a healthy bunk environment, answer campers' questions appropriately; - - - - - - - - -Maintain daily accident/incident reports that can be used for risk management assessments, as well as office visits to area physicians for insurance purposes; promptly communicate accidents/incidents to Camp Director and/or Executive Director when warranted; - - - - - - - - -Maintain a well-organized and clean health center environment including bathrooms, campers' sick areas, and staff living area; - - - - - - - - -Assess and evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions to promote healthful conditions; - - - - - - - - -Follow the health of all staff, including kitchen and support staff, if illness or injury occurs; - - - - - - - - -Evaluate the effectiveness of the health center at the end of the season; evaluation also to include: inventories, staff evaluations if appropriate, camper health/accident incidences, and make recommendations for the next season. Submit a list of supplies necessary to open the health center the next season, as well as any repairs and/or new equipment. - - - - - - - - -Other administrative duties as required by the Camp Director. -To Apply:This salaried position is temporary and full-time for the summer. Room and board included. Please submit your cover letter and resume to the email provided. Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. -Camp Solomon Schechter is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, gender, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, age, religious belief, political ideology, national or ethnic origin, disability, actual or perceived medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. -Job Types: Full-time, Temporary -Application Question(s):Are you willing to live on-site at the camp from June 17th- August 18th?License/Certification:BLS Certification (Preferred)RN (Required)

Keywords: Camp Solomon Schechter, Olympia , Summer Camp Nurse, Healthcare , Olympia, Washington

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