Camp Nurse

Camp Manito-wish YMCA
PO Box 246
Boulder Junction, WI 54512
United States

Employment Type
Summer Camp - Overnight
Work Schedule
Sleep-Away Camp

Job Description


§ Ability to communicate and work effectively with participants as related to age and skill level

§ Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the program.

§ Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring first aid, fire, evacuation and illness.

§ Must be able to relate effectively to diverse groups of people.


§ Maintain Camp Manito-wish YMCA philosophies and high health care standards according to the Health Care Plan and Procedures 24 hours a day.

§ Meet American Camp Association and State requirements through implementation of Health Care plan and Procedures.

§ Maintain effective communication and collaboration among health center staff, seasonal and full time administration, staff and campers.

§ Serve as a medical resource for staff when planning their trips or calling in from the trail for guidance.

§ Screen campers at the beginning and end of each session including physical and emotional symptoms.

§ Administer medications to campers including maintaining accurate and complete documentation.

§ Working with Seasonal Administration and Counselors/Trip Leaders to ensure that all campers receive their medications as prescribed by physicians.

§ Document treatments given to campers and staff in appropriate logbooks.

§ Maintain positive relations with other Nursing staff and the Health Center Assistant who provides administrative support to Nurses and administrative personnel in Boyce Administration.

§ Integrate CampDocs into medical procedures and use to support health care and collaboration with consulting Pediatrician and area medical facilities.

§ Understand and commit to the Manito-wish Mission, Vision and Commitment Statements.

§ Understand and commit to the YMCA core values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.

§ Understand and commit to all policies related to Child Abuse Prevention directed by Camp Manito- wish YMCA .

§ Provide opportunities for camper/staff discussion centering on Camp’s mission and personal growth.

§ Uphold rules and policies associated with Camp Manito-wish YMCA and support the group living experience.

§ Capable of effective and sustained mental, emotional, and social interaction with others in the camp’s fast-paced, youth-centered, community living environment.

§ Able to maintain mental, emotional and social resiliency (such as handling stressful situations appropriately) needed for the job in a fast-paced, interactive environment.

§ Perform other duties as assigned.


§ Housing is provided for RNs in the Health Center. At least one RN must be on site 24 hours a day.

§ Night duty is compensated @ $50/night taking turns with other nurses

§ Schedule and time off is coordinated and approved by the Camp Director.

Job Requirements

§ Minimum of 21 years old

§ Strong leadership and organizational skills

§ Certification Standard First Aid and CPR/AED

§ Current Wisconsin RN license

§ Desire and proven ability to work with youth in building confidence and self-esteem

§ Ability to work collaboratively with other nursing staff, operations and health center assistant to meet deadlines

§ Good character, integrity, adaptability and effective communicator

§ Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience, and self-control RESPONSIBLE TO: Camp Director
Camp Manito-wish YMCA
Tracy Watson
PO Box 246
Boulder Junction WI 54512
United States
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