Summer Posted March 16, 2024

Camp Nurse

Ramah Day Camp LA


Position Overview:
The Camp Nurse is responsible for the health and safety of the Ramah Day Camp LA community while camp is in session. This is a full-time position and reports to the Camp Director.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Review all camper and staff medical forms prior to camp, in coordination with Ramah in California Clinical Medical Director.
Provide first aid to campers and staff according to generally accepted principles and standards of care.
Assess and triage campers and staff seeking medical attention and refer to campers/staff’s medical team as needed and according to camp protocols.
Provide first response in emergency situations and provide appropriate medical care as the situation requires.
Administer prescribed medications as needed and/or as ordered by camper’s physician and administer OTC medications on an as-needed basis in accordance with labeled instructions and standing orders.
Monitor and document care and progress of campers/staff in the infirmary in the CampMinder electronic system.
Document all medical-related accidents or injuries in a timely manner using an incident report form.
Communicate with parent(s) and/or guardian regarding camper injuries, illnesses, or other incidents.
Administer treatments as necessary according to nurses’ scope of care, assessment and/or camper’s physician orders.
Manage and oversee allergies (including food allergies) and emergency allergy medications.
Document and communicate any communicable disease-related concerns while following outlined procedures.
Support camp staff in implementing individualized healthcare plans.
Ensure infirmary supplies are adequately stocked.


$35-50/hr, comm


The Summer Camp Nurse must be licensed (RN), and be currently registered, or have reciprocity, to practice in the State of California.
Must hold current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications.
The Camp Nurse should relate well to groups of young people and enjoy outdoor activity, fresh air, and beautiful scenery!
Experience operating independently in a professional medical setting.

Staff Week: June 17- June 21
Camper Week 1: June 23-June 28
Camper Week 2: July 1- July 5 (no work on July 4)
Camper Week 3: July 8- July 12
Staff Wrap Up: July 15

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to Jesse Zilberstein, Ramah Day Camp LA Director, at Jesse@ramah.org. Tell us why you’re interested in working with Ramah Day Camp LA, a little about yourself, and the skills you’ll bring to camp. (Video cover letters are also welcome, if that’s more your speed.) Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis; we anticipate a start date no later than January 2024.

Ramah is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability.

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