Seasonal Summer Camp Nurse (RN) - Rhododendron, Oregon -

Per Diem Nursing Job in
Rhododendron , Oregon, 97028

  • Employer: Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Other
  • Compensation: $1600.00 per Session (2-weeks Sun-Thurs) and $100 signing bonus

Inquire about this Job

Share This Job


SALARY: $1600/2-week session (Sundays-Thursdays) with a $100 signing bonus!

REPORTS TO: Head Nurse
JOB STATUS: Seasonal position, 3 sessions available from July through mid-August (Session 2: July 4-15, Session 3: July 18-29. Session 4: August 1-12). May apply for one or all available sessions.

OVERVIEW: Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp exists to empower children and adults with developmental disabilities through equitable access to the outdoors and recreation. The Camp’s primary program is Summer Camp, occurring from
June to August and serving individuals with developmental, cognitive, and physical disabilities at our 22-acre campsite on the slopes of Mt. Hood.

The Camp Nurse is an integral part of the health and welfare of campers at Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp during our 8-week Summer Camp season and must ensure health and safety for all campers, volunteers, staff, and guests.
This person will provide health care to campers and staff based on Camp protocols and the nursing scope of practice. The Camp Nurse is also responsible for coverage of the Health Care Center and working as a valuable member of the Health Care Team.

This position requires the ability to live on-property during the hired session(s) and to be available as needed to attend to duties related to the business of the Health Care Team. The person who accepts this position must be flexible, work well with others, have a commitment to caring for the camp community and property, and live up to the standards of Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp.

1. Provide health care to meet the individual needs of campers and, if necessary, camp staff. a) Collaborate with other members of the Health Care Team to meet the Camps medical needs. b) Provide health care weekly up to approximately 42 campers with disabilities and 50 live-in staff, as necessary. c) Provide night-time camper care as needed in conjunction with, and on a rotating basis, with other nursing staff. d) Provide health care based on nursing scope of practice, Camp’s policies/procedures, state procedures, and American Camp Association standards.

2. Screen all campers during medical check-in process. a) Perform COVID-19 Screening b) Review and verify health history, physical examination, and emergency authorization. c) Discuss health history and medications with parents/guardians. d) Log and review medications. e) Identify any observable evidence of illness or communicable diseases and report Lead Nurse.

3. Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards. a) Ensure camper health histories and physical exams are current and on file. b) Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications. c) Release medical information to appropriate staff members on a need-to-know basis only. d) Document health related communications with parents/guardians and Lead Nurse.

4. Assist in maintaining the Health Care Center and all health related equipment. a) Ensure the Health Care Center and all related equipment remain clean and orderly. b) Report equipment needs to the Lead Nurse in a timely manner. c) Maintain a stocked first aid and personal hygiene products area. d) Ensure that all medications, both over-the-counter and prescription, are stored in the proper manner.

5. Collaborate with other staff, as necessary, on their roles related to health and first aid. a) Delegate duties to staff as needed and per nursing practice act standards. b) Educate staff on campers’ specific needs, as necessary. c) In conjunction with the Lead Nurse, ensure camper dietary needs and food allergies are communicated to the Lead Chef.

6. Collaborate with the Lead Nurse about camper/staff health concerns. a) Report any serious health problems or symptoms of illness to the Lead Nurse. b) Collaborate with the Lead Nurse if a camper or staff member should go home for medical reasons. c) Collaborate with the Lead Nurse concerning any campers or staff who needs further medical care.

• Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with a license as required by Oregon state law.
• Current adult and pediatric First Aid, CPR, and AED certification, or willing to obtain before June 10.
• Complete Mandatory Reporter online training provided by MHKC before June 10.
• Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities.
• Past experience as a camp nurse desired.
• Experience speaking effectively to small groups of people. Ability to present information to volunteers, campers, staff, or parents and respond to questions from them.
• Current driver’s license preferred.
• Able to lift/unload/move food and supplies upwards of 50 lbs. Ability to stand and balance for long periods of time.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed daily to the outdoors and possibly to extreme elements (sun, heat, rain, cold) and variable night temperatures. The employee may be exposed to bug bites, blood-borne pathogens, and bodily fluids.

1) Must be available for at least one complete session. Camp is eight weeks long. It is divided into four (2-week long) sessions. You may choose to work 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, or 8 weeks.
2) Must attend all required trainings and assist in trainings as needed.
3) Required to be in residence at Camp from Sunday morning to Thursday afternoon.

COVID-19 precautions:
-Remote interview process
-Personal protective equipment provided or required
-Temperature screenings
-Social distancing guidelines in place
-Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Job Requirements

Please apply at through our Camp portal


Rhododendron, Oregon , 97028

Employment Type

Per Diem


$1600.00 per Session (2-weeks Sun-Thurs) and $100 signing bonus


Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp

Date Posted

Jun 8th, 2021

Not what you're looking for? No problem! Register now to gain access to our entire job board.

Find More Jobs