Camp Nurse, Ramah Day Camp LA

Camp Ramah in California | West Hills, CA, United States

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Posted Date 3/12/2024

Position: Camp Nurse
Organization: Ramah Day Camp LA
Location: West Hills, CA
Reports to:  Director, Ramah Day Camp LA

About Ramah Day Camp LA
Ramah Day Camp LA creates joyful experiences for Jewish children entering K-5th grade. Our campers and staff thrive in an environment overflowing with chesed (kindness), wonder, and discovery, where industry-leading programming is infused with vibrant Jewish tradition. The lifelong connections created at Ramah Day Camp LA inspire our entire kehillah (community) to fall in love with being Jewish every single day.

Position Overview:
The Camp Nurse is responsible for the health and safety of the Ramah Day Camp LA community while camp is in session. This is a full-time position and reports to the Camp Director.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Review all camper and staff medical forms prior to camp, in coordination with Ramah in California Clinical Medical Director.
  • Provide first aid to campers and staff according to generally accepted principles and standards of care.
  • Assess and triage campers and staff seeking medical attention and refer to campers/staff’s medical team as needed and according to camp protocols.
  • Provide first response in emergency situations and provide appropriate medical care as the situation requires.
  • Administer prescribed medications as needed and or as ordered by camper’s physician and administer OTC medications on an as-needed basis in accordance with labeled instructions and standing orders.
  • Monitor and document care and progress of campers/staff in the infirmary in the CampMinder electronic system.
  • Document all medical-related accidents or injuries in a timely manner using an incident report form.
  • Communicate with parent(s) and/or guardian regarding camper injuries, illnesses, or other incidents.
  • Administer treatments as necessary according to nurses’ scope of care, assessment and/or camper’s physician orders.
  • Manage and oversee allergies (including food allergies) and emergency allergy medications.
  • Document and communicate any communicable disease-related concerns while following outlined procedures.
  • Support camp staff in implementing individualized healthcare plans.
  • Ensure infirmary supplies are adequately stocked.


  • The Summer Camp Nurse must be licensed (RN), and be currently registered, or have reciprocity, to practice in the State of California.
  • Must hold current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications.
  • The Camp Nurse should relate well to groups of young people and enjoy outdoor activity, fresh air, and beautiful scenery!
  • Experience operating independently in a professional medical setting.

Dates and Salary:

Staff Week: June 17- June 21
Camper Week 1: June 23-June 28
Camper Week 2: July 1- July 5 (no work on July 4)
Camper Week 3: July 8- July 12
Staff Wrap Up: July 15

Salary: $35-50/hr, commensurate with experience

To Apply: Please send cover letter and CV to Jesse Zilberstein (Director, Ramah Day Camp LA): [email protected]

Ramah is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

Ramah Day Camp LA is a program of Camp Ramah in California (CRCA). CRCA also operates Camp Ramah, a coeducational, residential summer camp based in Ojai, which is accredited by the American Camp Association. Both camps are affiliated with the Conservative Movement and National Ramah Commission under the educational auspices of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at American Jewish University.

Salary35.00 - 50.00 Hour
Part Time, Contract, & Seasonal
Part Time Categories
Summer Staff
Organization Type
Camps & Camping
Job Location
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