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Shwayder Camp of Temple Emanuel

Job Description: Nurse

Supervised by: Camp Director

Salary: $1200-$1800/week (Negotiable based on experience)

Dates: June 8 – August 4th, 2024

Location: Approximately an hour west of Denver, 10 miles from Idaho Springs


  • Background in care of children and teens
  • Background and experience in camping and/or related fields
  • Current RN/LPN/PA Certification
  • Current CPR/AED/First Aid Certification
  • Organized with an ability to create and maintain systems
  • Desire and ability to work with children and young adults in a camp setting
  • Ability to communicate with, relate to, and serve as an example to all campers and staff
  • Willingness and ability to take full responsibility for safety and security of campers
  • Ability to accept guidance, constructive feedback, and support
  • Able and willing to work with a variety of staff members in a calm, collected manner at all times

Pre/Post-Camp Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate purchasing of medical supplies for the Infirmary as needed
  • Evaluate the medical forms and medication forms of all campers and staff and to enter the appropriate information into the camp’s medical management software system
  • Submit a report at the end of the season covering inventory, recommended changes/equipment, personnel recommendations

Ongoing Summer Responsibilities:

  • Serve as primary Infirmary liaison to Camp Director and Assistant Director
  • Interface with all appropriate camp staff regarding special medical and psycho-social needs of campers and staff, and to contact and consult with parents where needed.
  • Learn the CampMinder medical system
  • Document all medical-related administration and treatment in the CampMinder EHR system
  • Continue to develop a standard of operation for all aspects of the Infirmary in compliance with Colorado Child Care Licensing and CDPHE Rules and Regulations
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and care of Health Center space – includes pre and post camp inventory of medications, supplies, and equipment
  • Dispense medications including OTC per Standing Orders and Camper and Staff Medical forms
  • For each medication ordered for a camper, submit receipt to Camp Director
  • Maintain Ongoing Inventory Log
  • Log all camper and staff visits and parent communications in CampMinder and paper forms

Daily Summer Responsibilities:

  • Maintain logs, forms, and camper/staff files
  • Answer Infirmary phone line
  • Attend to any sick campers and staff
  • Strip, change beds & clean rooms as needed
  • Restock and straighten examination and wellness rooms
  • Meals for inpatients: Assist in pick up, delivery and clean-up of meals served.
  • Check and score all cabins for Cleanest Cabin Award before lunch
  • Update Camp Director daily of campers staying in Infirmary and campers visiting regularly
  • Coordinate all emergency hospital and urgent care visits
  • Communicate with Camp Director any time a camper parent is contacted

Additional duties and benefits

  • Directly responsible for the cleanliness and care of living space – includes pre and post camp inventory of cabin
  • Able and willing to work with a variety of staff members in a calm, collected manner at all times
  • Participate in staff orientation and any on-going staff development programs throughout the summer
  • Participate regularly and enthusiastically in all camp programs
  • Responsible for the health, safety, and happiness of all campers at all times
  • Participate regularly and enthusiastically in camp programming
  • Adhere to goals, mission, and philosophy of Shwayder Camp of Temple Emanuel
  • Act as a role model at camp through identity, community, and leadership
  • One 24 hour day off per week
  • Room and board provided

Apply here.

If you have any questions, please contact Rose Savage Levenson, Camp Director, or by calling 303-388-4013.

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