Summer Camp Nurse, RN-Live-in-Disabled-Snta Cruz Mtns (s c United State)

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Summer Camp Nurse, RN-Live-in-Disabled-Snta Cruz Mtns (s c United State)

Camp Krem, a beautiful rustic summer camp in the Santa Cruz Mountains is seeking a Registered Nurse for their upcoming 2010 season. Since 1957,the non-profit Camping Unlimited program has offered recreation and summer camp programs for campers with disabilities such as Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Autism or with physical and or emotional differences.
Located 20 minutes from Santa Cruz and about 60 miles South of San Francisco, Camp Krem is set in a spectacular location surrounded by majestic redwoods. The camp property has ten cabins, an arts and crafts center, an 84,000 gallon, specially designed swimming pool and a large dining hall/multi-activity center. Also at the facility is a camp fire arena, a wooden playground, miles of hiking trails, several outdoor camping areas and infirmary.

Job Description: Camp Nurse:
The summer camp nurse is the primary care giver in a rustic camp for children and adults with developmental disabilities. The nurse supervises health and cleanliness standards, obtains and maintains health records as required for state and accreditation agencies, performs health screenings, administers medications, responds to emergencies, and administers first aid. This position reports to the Executive Camp Director.

Salary: DOE plus (separate private living quarters attached to infirmary).

1.) Must have California Registered Nurse License, maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications.
2.) Minimum of two years of successful work experience, preferably with children or special populations.
3.) Ability to maintain health records and implement the health care plan.
4.) Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft office products including Word and Excel
5.) Must have excellent report writing skills.
6.) Ability to communicate effectively with both staff and campers with disabilities
having mature judgment and demeanor.
8.) Secure liability insurance

• Obtain and maintain health records on all camp staff, campers and volunteers
Performs health screenings, administers medications, responds to emergencies, and administers first aid.
• Monitor health of staff and evaluate camp procedures, conditions and facilities
• Maintain appropriate inventory of supplies, place orders or purchase replacements, including first aid kits in all activity areas of the camp
• Establish and maintain appropriate routines including record keeping, accident/incident reports, managing and safeguarding medications, proper disposal of medical waste, utilizing approved standing orders, and routine inspections of camp areas
• Lead and participate instaff training pertaining to camp health and safety, and universal precautions for infection control, specifically Bloodborne Pathogen training
• Supervise the Camp Nurse Assistant – Counselor during infirmary hours.
• Prepare a summary and evaluation of the camp season with suggestions for improvement, including inventories and camper reports of health issues
• At the end of camp season, make sure the facilities are cleaned, equipment is inventoried and stored. Complete other duties as assigned to close camp
• Learn and follow through with safety regulations and emergency procedures
• Follow camp rules
• Submit all required paperwork on time
To apply, see website at Complete online application "Employment/Volunteer application".

Salary: DOE, Includes room/board, separate private living quarters attached to infirmary.

Take care and good luck.

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