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Student Nurse

Camp Tamarack

Camp Tamarack is hiring Student Nursing Staff for 2021!

Camp Tamarack is a private coed overnight camp located on a private lake in Muskoka and is seeking a student nurse to work in the camp Health Centre. Our health care team looks after all of the various health needs of our campers and staff.  The health centre team includes 1 rotating Doctor, 2 Full time Nurses (that may have to also be rotating but a full summer is available) and 2 full time nursing students or health care providers.

Camp Nursing is a rewarding opportunity to care for others in a non-traditional setting. Working in a camp environment provides a fun, challenging experience and opportunities for growth and leadership.

Camp Tamarack is looking to hire a student nurse who will have completed at least two years of nursing before the start of Summer 2021. This position reports to the on-site Registered Nurses and Camp Director.  This is a supportive role and a great opportunity to observe and be mentored by experienced medical professionals.

Dates of Employment

Start Date: June 23, 2021

End Date: August 19th, 2021

Responsibilities and Duties:

Assist in preparing and administering daily medications to campers and staff

Assist in the triage stage of assessment

Promote sun safety, hydration, mental wellness

Assist in running training session for staff during pre-camp leadership

Assisting with cleaning and restocking in camp first aid kits

Monitoring supply levels and requesting restocks as needed

Assist in the filing and organizing of medical records

Assist with basic first aid as required

Support staff with in-take COVID-19 screening questionnaires

Provide basic coverage of the camp health centre when the medical staff is on break

Support in monitoring campers and staff placed in isolation, including delivering meals, as required

Any additional support required by camp medical staff



Completed 2nd year of nursing program

Current CPR and Standard First Aid

Experience with children and youth an asset

Vulnerable Sector check current within 6 months of June 2021 or willingness to obtain

Other Perks:

Room and board provided

The camp setting provides opportunities to work outdoors and use camp sports, arts and waterfront activities/facilities, eg lake, ski, tennis, sail, dance, golf, etc

exposure to different doctors to gain experience 

opportunity to work with variety of ages

help facilitate the transition from isolation to a bubbled camp community and allow for mental wellness 


Application Process: 

Please  send your resume  and cover letter to 

Spend  your summer in beautiful Muskoka at Camp Tamarack on Duck Lake!



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