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 Camp Nurse 

The nurse works to provide first aid care for campers and staff, overseeing the administration of medications to campers and staff, coordinating visits to a physician when needed, monitoring health and cleanliness standards, organizing paper work and maintaining file organization. Work with the summer camp director and various staff, help provide adequate physical health conditions for all, and assist staff with tasks as necessary. RESET will cover out-of-town staff overnight stay in NOLA (3 nights only), meals, and other general staff expenses. Specific requirements and responsibilities are as follows:

Camp Nurses will meet these minimum requirements:​

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree

  • Medical background

  • Pediatric or camp experience a plus

  • Ability to manage health forms and paperwork

  • Hard-working, enthusiastic and committed to the safety and well-being of campers

  • Adaptable and comfortable living in a camp setting and interacting positively with other camp staff.

  • Good communicator with campers, staff and parents.

  • Friendly and energetic

  • Ability to originate, update, and/or monitor healthcare, maintain records, implement a health plan

  • Ability to make decisions and take initiative

  • Ability to observe and assess unsanitary or unhealthy conditions of camp

  • Ability to keep neat and orderly records

  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.

  • Ability to read prescriptions and heath exams for the nurse practitioner or camp consulting pediatrician

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