Camp Nurse

Camp Nurse

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.