The Camp Nurse serves as the primary contact for medical issues, including illness and injury, involving campers and staff.
- Licensed RN (preferred), MD, LVN or EMT
- Prior experience (preferred) or desire to work with campers with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities.
- Ability to relate to one's peers as well as camper.
- Organized with good communication skills.
- Possess strong leadership skills.
- Emotionally mature, willing to accept responsibility.
- Exhibit the ability to place the needs of the campers and the camp above their own.
- Team player that can relate positively to all staff, volunteers and campers.
- Be in good health, vitality and physical stamina.
- Treat camper and staff injuries and/or illness as outlined in Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake's Treatment Procedures
- Dispense medications as prescribed by camper's physician and detailed in camper's application
- Alert Camp Directors of any illness and/or injury requiring additional treatment needed outside of camp before action is taken (except in medical emergency situation)
- Assume responsibility and authority for decision making regarding medical emergencies as outlined in the Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake Health Care Plan
- Accompany any transport of a camper or staff for medical treatment outside of camp during the camp session (emergency and non-emergency)
- Maintain accurate logs of medication dispensing and treatment of injuries/illnesses, including documented incident reports as warranted
- Responsible for medical supplies, logs and medications stored and locked in Health Center, including inventorying and packing supplies at the end of camp session
- Review camper medical histories prior to camp sessions as needed
- Present medical portion of onsite volunteer orientation/training
- Meet with Camp Directors daily to review any camper issues and specific areas of need that may arise (e.g. sunburn, constipation, fatigue etc)
- Participate in camp activities as available given other duties
- All other duties as assigned by Camp Directors
- Ability to communicate and work with campers of various skill levels and provide necessary instructions to campers
- Ability to observe camper behavior, assess it appropriateness, and enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures
- Possess the physical strength and stamina necessary to provide physical assistance to campers and maintain constant 24hr supervision of camper
- Achieve the goals and objectives of camp, in the lives of campers and in your own personal life, by operating a creative, safe and fun program.
- Ensure that campers acquire a sincere appreciation of Camp achieving an increased sense of self-esteem related to their own creativity.
- Make a positive affect on the life of each camper you come into contact with and strive to provide each camper with a fun and rewarding camp experience.
|Dates of Service:
Camp Eagle Lake:|
August 7-14, 2012
Training: August 5-7, 2012
Lassen County Kids:
July 1-6, 2012
Training: July 30, 2012