Camp Nurse

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Job Title: Camp Nurse
Reports To: Camp Director
Number of Positions Available: 8 (one per week)


The Camp Nurse takes a lead role in our camper and staff's health and safety.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that campers and staff with specific medical needs are properly cared for.
  • Handle first aid and medical problems as they arise.
  • Assist with the general camp community as time permits.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review all medical forms before registration day in order to discuss current and potential medical needs with parents.
  • Provide appropriate staff (Sr. Staff, Kitchen, Hockey, Counsellors, Outdoor, Etc.) with special health needs information and directions.
  • Maintain established policies and procedures for the Health Centre.
  • Administer medication to campers at meal times or as required.
  • Maintain a daily log of campers & staff who receive medical attention.
  • Inform Camp Director when Health Centre supplies need to be restocked.
  • Learn emergency action plan for All Camp emergencies.
  • Assume a lead role in an emergency situation.
  • Make sure all medications are organized to hand out at check out.
  • Keep the Health Centre clean and orderly.

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EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

Employment Period: One week during our eight-week summer.


RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nurse applicants must have a current Ontario Nurse’s Registration Card.
  • Should have at least five years nursing experience.
  • Have a valid G drivers license.