Nurses – Camp ChiAt Camp Chi

Posted Jan 20, 2022 Job Length Summer

Description

Camp Chi is a co-ed camp serving campers in 3rd-11th grade. Set on 600 acres near the Wisconsin Dells, Chi offers the best facilities and activities of a large camp, with a Village model that provides a small camp fee. We create an atmosphere that allows campers to build skills and boost self-esteem.

The Atkins Family Health Center at Camp Chi, newly built for the summer of 2021, is staffed by 3-4 health center aides, 6-8 nurses and a visiting doctor. Nurses provide direct health care and lots of TLC. The Health Center at Camp Chi is a fun and busy place to work. Having a team of nurses allows for a good work/camp life balance. Our team of Registered Nurses provide medical attention to campers and staff, organize, and dispense medications and communicate with parents.

Key Responsibilities:

Observe camper needs, assess appropriate action, and provide relevant care, including routine daily sick call triage and care

Appropriately prepare and administer prescription and OTC medications in a safe, accurate and timely manner

Respond appropriately to situations requiring First Aid.

Assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury)

Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours, including potential overnight shifts

Work with local health care providers to secure appointments for medical needs beyond what camp provides

Show respect and acceptance of all races, creeds, classes, backgrounds, religion, and sexual orientations.

Essential Job Duties/Physical Requirements:

Ability to verbally communicate and work with youth with social skill and some academic difficulties (all age and skill levels) and provide necessary instruction to campers and staff.

Ability to use vision and hearing to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce relevant safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.

Ability to use vision and hearing to observe staff behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate management techniques.

Ability to use vision and hearing to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to the activity.

Physical ability to respond appropriately to situations requiring First Aid. Must be able to assist campers in an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury) and possess strength and endurance required to maintain constant supervision of campers.

Endurance including prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, walking long distances.

Normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare, and communicate appropriate camper activities/programs and the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Willingness to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours with limited or simple equipment and facilities.

Days:

4 OR 8 week positions available:

June 20-July16,

July 18-August 13

Compensation:

Highly competitive salary and great perks, including private, air-conditioned staff housing, tuition waiver for children to attend camp FREE or at a reduced rate, childcare for young children, and access to camp facilities.

Compensation

750-1000 / week

Requirements

Most of our nurses are required to be a licensed RN with the ability and willingness to obtain their Wisconsin licensure (you will be reimbursed for the cost). Limited positions available for LPN’s. Previous experience working with children required; school and or camp nursing background preferred. The ideal candidates will have the ability to work well with children, parents and staff and have excellent communication skills!

How to Apply

Apply at:

https://campchi.jccchicago.org/work-at-chi/

Contact Information

Camp Name

Camp Chi

Job Title

Nurses – Camp Chi

Camp Address

300 Revere Drive, Northbrook, Illinois, 60062, United States