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Camp Registered Nurse / Health Care Supervisor

Waterford, ME

Details

Hiring Company

Birch Rock Camp Website

Positions Available

Full Time


Position Description

Birch Rock Camp for Boys

Registered Nurse / Health Care Supervisor

As a member of Birch Rock Camp you are part of a team of child care professionals. All your actions and decisions should reflect your membership in this profession in support of our motto: Help The Other Fellow. 

Reports to: Camp Administration

Positions that report to the Registered Nurse / Health Care Supervisor: Assistant to the Camp Nurse, Substitute Nurse

Qualifications:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have current RN or PA certification and license from the Maine State Board of Nursing
  • Have current CPR/AED certification
  • Physically able to navigate natural terrain of Birch Rock Campus
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

Scope: The Camp Nurse will:

  • Provide, supervise, and maintain responsibility for total health care for the Birch Rock Camp campers, counselors, and staff.
  • Have working knowledge of and ability to implement standing orders from camp pediatrician, State of Maine Health requirements, and ACA standards related to health care.
  • Implement Birch Rock’s Health Care Plan including communication with our camp pediatrician and other health care providers. Assist in arranging for transportation to outside health care facilities as needed.
  • Gather, review, analyze, and maintain all health records (health histories, health exams, bound log books, accident reports, correspondence, etc). Complete required insurance paperwork. Provide regular and ongoing health issue communications with Camp Director and parents, and as needed, cabin counselors, and camp staff.  Confidentiality of health related information is crucial.
  • Store, prepare, and dispense medications in compliance with doctors’ orders, standing orders, ACA standards, and State of Maine Health requirements.
  • Train staff about health care policies and procedures.
  • Ensure a clean, appropriately stocked Infirmary prepared to provide ongoing health care.
  • Provide for ongoing health care around camp and on out of camp trips through training staff, maintenance of well stocked first aid kits and casual inspection of kitchen, waysides, trip equipment and living areas.
  • Be prepared to move quickly, on foot if needed, around the camp property to provide emergency first aid and medical evaluation.
  • Provide ongoing health education and teach/model preventative practices
  • Supervise/train/evaluate Health Care Assistant and others who will be providing health care during the summer under RN/Health Care Supervisor’s authority.
  • Attend regularly and specially scheduled staff meetings, as requested.
  • Be knowledgeable of all emergency procedures, and have the ability to activate the camp’s emergency procedures.
  • Interact with campers in a positive, supportive manner. The emotional safety of all campers must be considered at all times.
  • Be knowledgeable of all safety and emergency procedures, and have the ability to activate the camp’s emergency procedures. The physical safety of all campers must be considered at all times.
  • Provide feedback to cabin counselors on their respective campers.
  • Understand and publicly promote the ideals, philosophy, and traditions of Birch Rock Camp to our campers, fellow staff members, and camp visitors.
  • Observe and comply with all procedures and policies contained in the Birch Rock Camp Staff Manual, and the ACA Accreditation Standards, and State of Maine laws.
  • Perform such other work as requested by the Camp.

Accommodation: The Brewster Health Lodge plus all meals

Dates: June 17th – August 11th with schedule coordinated with Camp Director

Salary: Based upon experience and schedule


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