Resident Camp Summer CAMP NURSE
Are you a medical professional that longs to work in the
outdoors? Do you secretly miss the old camp days? Are you looking to gain
additional work experience? Do you want to positively impact the lives of
children and staff within a fun, safe, and mission driven YMCA camp environment?
Well do we have the job for you!
YMCA Camp Carter is a 360 acre outdoor adventure camp and
conference center that facilitates programs for various groups of youth
throughout the summer. Our camp nurse
will help support the work we do at the Y, by helping create a positive,
nurturing environment for all campers and staff. They will also help each camper reach their
fullest potential and deepen their connections as part of their overall camp
experience. All while overseeing the
health and wellness of all camp participants.
Camp Carter is the ultimate camp experience, providing high
quality programs including canoeing, archery, challenge course, horseback
riding, rifles and so much more! So are
you ready to take the challenge and join us as we make a difference this
Minimum: EMT, CNA or equivalent – must be able to administer
and document camper medication.
Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required.
Experience with and desire to work with children ages 7 – 16.
Possess leadership abilities.
Person must possess values consistent with the mission of the
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Review health records of campers for completion and call
parents for corrections.
Track and record all special needs, medications, dietary
concerns or treatments for each camper.
Maintain the medical log and note all visits and treatments
including; date, time and name of person, general description of injury or
illness and treatment, administration of medications and initials of person
evaluating and treatment.
Maintain a separate medication log documenting all the
medications given in accordance with state and federal laws.
Note trends of recurrent complaints and notify director.
Diligently promote and ensure healthy standards, practices
and operations within the camp community.
Advise the director of any health related issues and provide
Administer appropriate medical care and treatment to campers
and staff in compliance with standing orders and within scope of training.
Maintain inventory of appropriate medical supplies and
Communicate with and educate staff regarding the appropriate
care of campers and special needs of campers.
Assist with camper check-in by interviewing parents and
campers with medications or health issues.
Maintain communication with parents as related to health
Consult with the Executive Director or the Director on duty
regarding issues of home sickness, questions regarding calls home to parents or
other issues of concern.
Other duties as
Room and Board provided:
- Pay Type Salary
- Job Start Date Wednesday, May 29, 2019
- Job End Date Sunday, August 18, 2019
- Camp Carter, Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America