Job Posting

Camp Nurse (mental health focus)

General Info:

Work Term: June 25th – August 19th 2022
Salary: $3000.06 + room & board

Description: Camp Misquah is looking for a qualified, organized and supportive nurse/nursing student for our summer camp. The Camp Nurse with a focus in mental health is expected to maintain open lines of communication and work in a cooperative manner with the Camp Director in order to best support the medical and mental health needs of all campers and staff. They are responsible for the review of all necessary medical documents, developing a list of needed medical supplies, basic medical and mental health first aid treatment of campers and staff, medication administration/management, nursing procedures as required (e.g catheter insertion, enema), and routine medical/mental health check-ins as needed. Reports directly to the Camp Director and Assistant Director.

Qualifications:

  • RN, RPN, 3rd or 4th Year Nursing Student (possibly 2nd year — on an as-needed basis)
  • Standard First Aid + CPR-C or BLS
  • Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check
  • Will receive basic ASL, CPI & consent training. Will be trained on camp procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safety, health, and well-being of campers
  • Adhere to all Covid-19 related policies and procedures and enforce these among all staff & campers
  • Communicate clearly with the entire staff team in order to provide appropriate medical care for all
  • Medication administration and management, medical first aid, nursing procedures, documentation
  • Mental health first aid and assessments
  • Monitor for signs and symptoms of Covid-19 and implement response plans when needed
  • Attend pre-camp training (in-city and on site) and attend daily meetings while at camp on a rotating schedule with the other nurses
  • Consult with the Nursing/Medical on-call team when necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong work ethic – able to consistently apply Misquah’s core values (respect, inclusiveness, safety and caring) to their day-to-day responsibilities
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or in a summer camp environment is an asset
  • Mental Health First Aid training and ASIST training are assets
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities and ability to problem solve effectively
  • Able to work in an outdoor environment for long periods of time
  • Experience working within the medical & mental health field

Details

Category:
Health Care

Deadline:
2022-07-01

Website:
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Email:
campdirector@campmisquah.com