Overnight Nurse, Camp Hale Summer 2022

Sandwich, NH

Summer 2022 Camp Staff must be available from June 4 through August 21

The location of this job is Center Sandwich, NH.

Camp Hale provides room and board.

Established in 1900, Camp Hale is a sleepaway summer camp for Boston-area youth ages 6 to 17 years old to experience a range of outdoor activities in the scenic environment of Squam Lake located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Camp Hale transforms youth into resilient leaders as they discover the wonders of nature, build a diverse community, and embrace challenging experiences. The camp operates on the belief that all youth benefit from opportunities for physical, mental, and social growth and development. The goal is for campers to leave with an enhanced sense of well-being, improved social skills, and awareness of personal potential.

What You’ll Do:

  • The Camp Hale Nurse manages the camp infirmary by providing healthcare to campers and staff Maintain accurate medical records of campers and staff members. Reviews and updates camp health-care policies
  • Train staff in basic first aid and health maintenance during training week and for duration of camp Administer medications and maintain camp infirmary
  • Treat illnesses and accidents of campers and staff
  • Administrative responsibility for filing insurance/claims forms and other related information which includes accurate recording of camp file
  • Develop positive relationships with local healthcare professional and medical facilities
  • Attend staff meetings and update staff on camp health issues
  • Maintain positive relations with parents, visitors, and the general public at all times.
  • Perform other job-related duties as required

What We’re looking for:

  • Energy, patience, sensitivity and a love for children and camp Ability to remain organized while working creatively with campers
  • Candidate must have at least five (5) years of experience in nursing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in emergency treatment Knowledge of camp healthcare policy development and experience working with youth also preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Valid New Hampshire nursing license by first day of Camp
  • Must be able to climb, balance, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, lift, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, and be capable of repetitive motion(with or without accommodation)
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or a 20 pounds of force constantly
  • Comfortable working indoor/outdoor  camp environmental conditions

What You’ll Love:

  • Newly renovated, updated  lodging, free meals and certifications in addition to base compensation
  • A competitive and progressive stipend for summer season
  • Working  alongside an experienced Camp Director  with  the support of veteran counselors , leaders and an administrative team to help with anything you need
  • An opportunity to draw on your own experiences, as well as learn and teach new skills, that will enhance your professional development
  • Staff referral bonus

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.