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Summer Camp Nursing Assistant

Camp Nursing Staff work in our camp health centers and are responsible for all health-related care of campers and staff. Camp Nurses are the primary medical staff in camp and administer medication, assess medical needs and provide emergency care as needed. Nursing Assistants work alongside our Camp Nurses and assist them with daily routines and camper supervision in the infirmary.

Nursing Assistants report to the Camp Nurse.

Responsibilities

  • Assist camp nurses with daily routines and parent phone calls.
  • Help with chores in the infirmary, including but not limited to: camper laundry, cleaning, making beds, restocking items, supply inventory, etc.
  • Chaperone and supervise sick campers returning home early by train or car to New York City when needed.
  • Accompany campers to local hospitals and clinics when needed.
  • Provide supervision for campers staying overnight in the infirmary.
  • Help with chores around the infirmary such as camper laundry, cleaning, making beds and restocking items.
  • Assist with other tasks to aid the nurses or camp program as necessary.
  • Understand that campers come first and decisions should be made in the best interest of the campers.
  • Explain and enforce the policies, traditions, and rules of camp.
  • Strive to work in a cooperative manner with fellow staff to achieve goals of the program.
  • Invest time with campers to meet their needs, challenge their capabilities, and serve as a role model during their time at camp.
  • Assume responsibility for the use and care of camp equipment and facilities.
  • Be totally familiar with emergency procedures and follow them when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Should be currently enrolled in college in a nursing or medical related field.
  • A background in nursing or a related medical field is preferred.
  • Willing live in cabins with campers.
  • Passionate about working with children.
  • Interested in working and living in the outdoors for the summer.
  • Emotionally mature with a willingness to work as a team player.
  • Flexible and willing to accept challenges and step outside comfort zone.
  • Able to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Should be currently enrolled in college in a nursing or medical related field.
  • A background in nursing or a related medical field is preferred.
  • Willing live in cabins with campers.
  • Passionate about working with children.
  • Interested in working and living in the outdoors for the summer.
  • Emotionally mature with a willingness to work as a team player.
  • Flexible and willing to accept challenges and step outside comfort zone.
  • Able to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Available for the entire duration of the summer program.
  • Interest in joining a youth development organization and supporting its mission and vision.

Employment Details

Employment Period: June 10, 2022 – August 3, 2022.
Compensation: Salaries start at $2,400 and are commensurate with experience.
Benefits: None.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a Nursing Staff Application at: https://freshairfund.workbrightats.com/jobs/. We are hiring on a rolling basis and encourage interested applicants to apply as early as possible. No calls or recruiters, please.

The Fresh Air Fund is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations, and communities to apply.