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Camp Nurse - YMCA Camp Immokalee - Med Surg

Company: YMCA of Florida's First Coast
Location: Keystone Heights
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Camp Nurse - YMCA Camp ImmokaleeJoin us. We could use someone like you!

Can you imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community?

Working at the Y, you'll discover more than a job-you'll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.

If you are a person who wants more than just a job, who wants your efforts to have an impact on your community and who wants to work in a welcoming and positive environment, then you are someone we'd like to work with us. Join us!

Position Summary:

The Camp Nurse is responsible for the care of ill or injured campers and staff and related administrative duties.

Room and board provided and living on site required

Essential Functions:

1) Ensure each staff member and camper has on file a health history and examination form, as required.

a) Be on-site for Resident Camp check-in on Sunday afternoon to review health histories and other medical forms.

2) Set up and run a system of health screenings for arriving campers, staff, and backpack trips.

a) Screening of incoming Resident Campers on Sunday afternoon.

3) Organize all camper medication and set up "dispensing system" with Boys' and Girls' medication binders with instructions.

a) Organizing all of our Resident camper medications for dispensing that week (Sunday afternoon).

b) Be the point of contact with parents when receiving medication and their dispensing instructions.

4) Dispense over-the-counter medications as appropriate.

5) Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies.

6) Establish and follow appropriate medical routines, including record keeping in daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.

7) Make appointments, when necessary, with medical/dental offices in the local community.

8) Check, maintain, and issue first aid kits when needed.

9) Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, CPR, first aid, and use of universal precautions for infectious control.

10) Keep accident/incident reports that can be used for risk-management assessment.

a) Organize and log incident reports into medical log (maybe be an online log)

11) Care for ill or injured campers or staff.

12) Provide First Aid for minor injuries and illnesses.

a) Cuts, scrapes and bruises.

b) Bee stings.

c) Insect bites.

d) Dehydration and sunburn.

e) Home sickness.

13) Prepare a summary and evaluation of the camp summer season including inventories, staff evaluations, camper reports on health problems, and make recommendations for the following summer season.

14) Monitor health of all staff.

15) Be a medical resource that would bridge the gap between basic medical knowledge and calling 911.

16) Monitor/evaluate camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggest modifications that would create more healthful conditions at camp.

NOTE: This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

YMCA Competencies (Leader):

Community: Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs.

Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others.

Communication: Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively.

Decision Making: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another.

Emotional Maturity: Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths, and limitations and how they impact relationships.


LPN or RN.

State of Florida Registered Nursing License, Active.

Certification in CPR. PALS and ACLS preferred.

Pediatric experience preferred.

Previous camp experience preferred.

Must be able to drive a camp vehicle. (To transport campers to emergency treatment locations, dentist, or doctor appointments.)

Ability to lift or assist campers or staff.

Keywords: YMCA of Florida's First Coast, Gainesville , Camp Nurse - YMCA Camp Immokalee - Med Surg, Healthcare , Keystone Heights, Florida

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