Pali Camp Nurse Year Around
30778 California 18
Running Springs, CA 92382
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
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.
30778 California 18