Job Title: Camp Doctor / Nurse Practitioner Reports To: Camp Director Number of Positions Available: 8 (one per week)
The Camp Doctor / Nurse Practitioner takes a lead role in our camper and staff's health and safety.
Ensure that appropriate care is provided to all campers and staff with medical needs.
Manage and supervise the Health Centre.
Handle first aid and medical issues as they arise.
Assist with the general camp community as time permits.
Be on site for dailiy clinic hours as established.
Provide daily medical care for campers and staff as required.
Be on call and prepared to participate / take a lead role in crisis management / emergency response.
Diagnose medical issues and refer if necessary to local Medical Centre / Hospital.
Maintain a daily log of campers and staff who receive medical attention.
Write prescriptions as required.
Administer medications to campers and staff as required.
Communicate with parents / guardians any necessary information regarding campers or staff who require medical treatment.
Review medical forms / health history forms prior to registration day in order to discuss current and potential medical needs with parents at check – in.
Complete Health information sheets in order to provide special health needs information and directions to the appropriate camp staff (e.g. Sr. Staff, Kitchen, Hockey, Counsellor / Section Head, Activity Instructor).
Learn emergency action plan for all camp emergencies.
Ensure that all medications are organized and prepared to return to parents during check-out.
Maintain established policies and procedures for the Health Centre.
Review and possibly suggest areas to improve established policies and procedures for the Health Centre.
Inform Camp Director when Health Centre supplies need to be replenished and make recommendations regarding the improvement of the Health Centre / products / equipment.
Work directly with / along side Nurse and Camper Care Assistant.