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Registered Nurse


Registered Nurse Job Description
Under the supervision of the Camp Director, the nurse is primarily responsible to be the primary health care provider for the camp, supervise health and cleanliness standards, work with camp director and staff, and help provide a comprehensive health care program that meets the needs of the campers as well as the staff. The Nurse is expected to present themselves with integrity, act as a Dugma Ishit (personal example) in and outside of camp, and is committed to upholding the mission/vision of Camp Young Judaea Midwest.

Responsibilities | The Nurse is responsible for…

Ensuring that each staff member and camper has on file a health history, physician’s exam and immunizations on file and review to address specific needs and restrictions,
Planning and implementing a system for health screening for arriving campers and staff
Maintaining an inventory of supplies and place orders, when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies
Following appropriate medical protocols including record keeping in the online medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications and utilizing approved standing orders
Coordinating 24 hour coverage of the health center
Distributing camper and staff medication at specific times (breakfast, lunch, dinner, nighttime)
Implementing sick-call hours for 30 minutes after each meal
Making needed appointments with medical and dental personnel in the community
Checking and issuing first aid kits for trips out of camp and for cabins
Participating and leading specific areas of staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, CPR, first aid and use of universal precautions for infection control
Preparing accident/incident reports as needed
Monitoring the health of all campers and staff including maintenance and kitchen
Meeting with the camp director daily to update on all health matters and concerns
Preparing a summary and evaluation of the camp season including inventories, camper reports on health problems and make recommendations for the following season
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications | The ideal candidate is/has…

*Nurse certification and licensure
*Desire and ability to work with children and adults in a camp setting
*Ability to give & take constructive criticism
*A self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision
*Leadership skills, including the ability to motivate, manage, and counsel staff to maximize their skills
*A team player, and recognizes the importance of group success
*Comfortable managing and working alongside others who have different work styles
*Comfortable working with children who have different learning styles

Duration full-time , contract
Benefits Room & Board
Ad Posted On 2020-12-14
Times this Ad has been viewed 475 times
Ad is posted for 120 days
Categories Summer Staff
Focus Camps & Camping, Medical
Organization Name Camp Young Judaea Midwest
Job Location E989 Stratton Lake Rd
Waupaca, Wisconsin
United States
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