Pali Camp Nurse Year Around

Pali Institute
30778 California 18
Running Springs, CA 92382
United States

Job Start Date
From $22 To $22.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Year Round Camp
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description


The Camp Nurse is an administrative position that is responsible for the health and well-being of students and staff.

  • Reports to: Head Nurse and Outdoor Education Director (school year), Summer Camp Director (summer)

  • Pay: $22 an hour – Minimum 40 hours a week.

  • Shift: All shifts available

  • Benefits: provided after 90 days, Staff housing optional.


  • One season commitment required.

  • California-RN or LVN license.

  • Experience in pediatric, school, camp, outpatient or emergency care is preferred.

  • Positive role model for instructors/counselors.

  • Ability to effectively train instructors/counselors during orientation on infirmary protocol.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively and tactfully communicate (verbally and written) concerns, feedback and information to staff, administration, teachers and parents.

  • Understand and apply pertinent personnel policies, laws, rules and regulations.

  • Must have demonstrated good judgment and decision-making ability.

  • Must be approachable and friendly.

  • Must have initiative and be able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be 100% organized. Detail oriented

  • Must be flexible and diverse in philosophies to work with various types of clients.

  • All staff members must have the ability to respond immediately to an emergency. Any applicant with a disability that may affect the applicant’s ability to physically perform these requirements should immediately inform the Human Resources Department to determine possible reasonable accommodations.


    • Relay pertinent information to staff in a clear and concise manner. 

    • Carry out daily activities and operations of Pali Mountain. 

    • Assist in color codes called on the radio. 

    • Other duties as assigned. 


    • Provide and oversee care to campers and staff in accordance with the Pali Treatment Procedures

    • Review camper health histories with emphasis on current illnesses, allergies and physical limitations.

    • Complete fast, accurate assessments of health complaints.

    • Communicate health needs of campers to instructors/counselors and administration, as needed.

    • Pre camp communication: Contact parents of campers that require in-depth care, complicated meds or are unique situations.

    • Administration of prescription and over-the-counter medication, keeping in mind the five rights

    • Provide first aid for minor injuries and illnesses

    • Refer more serious issues to the appropriate medical personnel.

    • Maintain accurate health logs and incident report logs.

    • Communicate with parents in regards to on-site health concerns.

    • Maintain a clean, healthy and warm environment in the infirmary.

    • Stay up to date on staff personnel medical information and history. Relay any pertinent information that effects job performance to the Director immediately.

    • Understand and assist homesick campers.

    • Will work with other nurses to cover infirmary 24 hours/day.

    • Oversee and conduct health screenings for incoming summer camp campers and staff.


Pali Institute
Anna McCallister
30778 California 18
Running Springs CA 92382
United States
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