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Job Title: Nurse

Salary: $1000/week during Camp

Reports To: Camp Director 

Number of Positions Available: 1 (for all 8 weeks of camp & Staff Training – or a 4week block)

The nurse takes the lead role in our campers’ and staff’s health and safety.

General Responsibilities:

  • Manage and supervise the Health Centre staff.
  • Ensure that appropriate care is provided to all campers and staff with medical needs.
  • Ensure that safety and health regulations are strictly adhered to.
  • Handle first aid and medical issues as they arise.
  • Assist with the general camp community as time permits.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead the organizing and setting up of the Health Centre.
  • Be on-site for daily clinic hours as established.
  • Be on call and prepared to lead in crisis management/emergency response.
  • Ensure inventory of First-Aid kits is supplied and maintained.
  • Inspect and test all AEDs
  • Assess, interpret, and respond to injuries and complaints from campers and staff of varying degrees, including but not limited to concussions, broken bones, sprains and strains, and gastrointestinal and respiratory ailments.
  • Diagnose medical issues and refer if necessary to the local Medical Centre / Hospital.
  • Ensure that all Health Centre staff maintain the log of campers and staff who receive medical attention in our camp management system.
  • Overnight monitoring of ill campers and staff as necessary.
  • Administer medications to campers and staff as required.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians any necessary information regarding campers or staff who require medical treatment.
  • Review medical forms/health history forms before registration day to discuss current and potential medical needs with parents by phone or email before check-in.
  • Prepare Health information reports to provide special health needs information and directions to the appropriate camp staff (e.g., Directors, Kitchen, Basketball, Coordinators, Activity Instructors, and General Camp Staff).
  • Weekly health teaching for campers and staff on sun safety, asthma, anaphylaxis, ADD/ADHD, and first aid.
  • Ensure all medications are organized and prepared to return to parents during check-out.
  • Use best practice guidelines and evidence-based research to establish and maintain policies and procedures for the Health Centre.
  • Inform the Director when Health Centre supplies need to be replenished and make recommendations regarding improving the Health Centre/products/equipment.
  • Ensure that the Health Centre is kept clean and orderly at all times.

Required Qualifications:

  • Nurse applicants must be RN or RPN licensed in Ontario
  • Current CNO membership (liability insurance)
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Vulnerable Sector Background Check
  • Valid G driver’s license.
  • Excellent working skills, including communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

Employment Period:

  • One week of Staff Training (June 22-28, 2024)
  • Eight weeks of Camp (June 30-August 24, 2024) Note: employer is open to offering half a summer – 5 weeks to two different nurses


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