The Summer Camp Nurse is responsible for the health and well-being of campers and adult leaders. The Camp Nurse supervises health and well-being, administers medicine, and provides healthcare as needed.
Oversee the overall health of campers and staff by conducting daily health surveillance so that any health concerns may be addressed immediately and proactively
Administer prescription medication to campers who have written authorization from a parent or guardian so that campers remain healthy and cared for during summer camp
Ensure the camp health center is well maintained with needed first aid supplies so that the camp is always prepared to care for first aid needs
Ensure all campers and staff have their medical needs attended to, administering first aid or coordinating with emergency services as needed and documenting all treatment in the camp medical log so that campers and staff remain healthy, safe, and cared for during summer camp
Maintain all camp health center records and documents, ensuring documents are orderly and well organized so that all camp medical documents are available and accessible as needed
This position requires residency at the camp during the camping wee, Monday afternoons through Saturday mornings.
Clear background check record
Summer camp programming and operations experience preferred
Must meet one of the following criteria
Physician licensed by the New Jersey State Board or Medical Examiners
Registered nurse or licensed practical nurse, licensed by the New Jersey Board of Nursing
Certified in advanced first aid, paramedic or emergency medical technician or first responder/CIM accredited
Athletic trainer that has a valid certification from the Board of Certification, Inc.
Must hold a certification from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association in professional-level infant, child, and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation