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5 Feb 2019

Temporary Summer camp Nurse

Easterseals of Eastern PA – Posted by cphillips Anywhere

Job Description

Concept:  The residential camp nurse is a responsible member of the C&R team, providing a quality camp experience for every camper:

 

Accountability:  Residential Camp Nurse report to the Camp Director.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to administer medication as directed by the camper’s physician
  • Administer Basic First Aid to all campers and staff as needed.
  • Must be available during all Camp Sessions to attend all on/off camp activities
  • Responsible to organize and maintain meds for each camper during activities
  • Review each assigned camper application prior to the start of the respite and fully complete the camper observation form at the end of each respite.
  • Communicate with parents / guardians at camper Check-in to obtain as much health information as possible about the camper.
  • Ensure the Camp Director is made aware of all matters relating to campers safety and well-being.
  • Assist campers to participate fully in the Camp program.
  • Promote camper independence by providing care, support and choice options.
  • Adhere to and support all camp policies and procedures as detailed in the staff manual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Camp Director

 

Qualifications:

  1. Must be licensed as a nurse in PA
  2. Must demonstrate the ability to work with teens and adults with special needs
  3. Must be able to stay overnight in the camp cabins for training week and while the camp is in session.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to lift up to fifty pounds and/or assist with transferred of consumers
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults, fellow staff, volunteers, PEEC staff, care providers and parents of campers.
  • Commitment to maintaining high professional standards/ethics in the workplace.

$1,200/week.

Job Categories: Registered Nurse Jobs. Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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