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Camp Nurse Full Time in Concord

  • 28 Apr 2019 9:18 AM
    Message # 7307370

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Title: Camp Nurse

    Work Schedule 37.5 hours per week, M-F 8:30AM-4:00PM

    Program Date: June 24-August 23, 2019

    Report to: Program and Events Manager

    Position Description:

    A nursing role at Concord Recreation is a multi-faceted, fast paced position. Those in this role must love

    and embrace not only the camp environment but also the camp philosophy, which is that our campers

    come first, we work as a team, and campers are here to have fun! We strive to assure that all campers,

    regardless of their medical needs, are engaged in all camp activities while having the care and

    medication needs met. Nurses are responsible for assisting campers with all activities of daily living

    (toileting, eating, dressing, etc.) as well as dispensing medications, administering first aid for minor

    injuries, adhering to medication protocols, and assuring accurate record keeping. Nurses must

    communicate clearly with all staff, parents, and leadership staff to assure health and safety for all

    campers and staff.

    PRIMARY DUTIES

     Work with a diverse group of people in a proactive, solution focused manner.

     Prepare and set-up nursing area, including inventory of medical supplies, ordering medical

    supplies and ensuring availability of adequate materials for summer season.

     Review all medical information for all summer camp participants prior to the start of camp.

     Communicate medical issues with staff as necessary without compromising participant

    confidentiality.

     Follow the Department of Public Health Guidelines in regulation to exclusion and readmission of

    campers in connection with infectious and contagious diseases.

     Triage campers and or staff with an injury, illness or accident and provides appropriate

    intervention, following protocols and policy.

     Supervise the administration and storage of medication in compliance with camp policy and

    state regulations.

     Administer medications and basic first aid care, as needed.

     Oversee all documentation as required by the Board of Health including medical logs.

     Support campers in activities of daily living, as needed.

     Interact with and work as a team player with other staff, participants, volunteers, and

    participant’s families/care-givers.

     Serve as a positive role model to program participants and staff.

     Other duties are required by supervisor.

    RECOMMENDED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

     Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, required.

     Public Health or School Nurse, preferred

     Must have a valid driver’s license.

    COMPENSATION

    $20-$35 per hour based on prior experience and licenses.

    To apply for this position, please visit www.concordma.gov/jobs to fill out our online employment

    application form and submit along with your resume, cover letter, and copies of your current

    certifications. Questions? Contact Mardi Hutchinson, Recreation Supervisor, at the Recreation

    Department by calling 978-287-1054.


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