ESF Camps is hiring Nurses to join our mission-driven team at Riverdale Country School in the Bronx, NY! The Camp Nurse ensures the health and safety of all on-site campers, Team members and visitors; obtains and maintains health records and documents; administers basic first aid and medications and responds to emergencies as necessary.
- Make a positive impact on children & youth while receiving comprehensive training.
- Internships, field work, continuing education credits, lifeguard, and specialty certification reimbursement
- Flexible summer schedule with the opportunity to work up to 9 consecutive weeks
- Become a motivated leader and gain experience supervising children while building long lasting relationships
- Discounted camp tuition for children of team members
- Employee referral bonus program
Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Collect and maintain camper and team member health records in accordance with ESF Policies
- Administer appropriate care in compliance with ESF Standards, Policies, Guidelines and Procedures
- Serve as a liaison between ESF Camps and parents/guardians – Assist parents and Team members with medical and health questions
- Educate Team members on health and safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to, basic first aid, Epi-Pen and rescue inhaler administration, and serve as a resource for emergency response procedures
- Manage Camp Nurse’s office/area and ensure the office/area is clean and organized – Maintain supply inventory and order as necessary
- Work effectively with co-workers, typically one other Nurse on site, as a team and collaborate on various responsibilities
- Inform site director of any concerns regarding the health and safety of the campers.
- Communicate with clear, concise, and grammatically correct written and oral language in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community
- Demonstrate the ESF Core Values and Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp daily
- Valid license as a professional RN
- CPR/AED Certification
- Pediatric nursing experience
- Graduation from a NLN accredited program – BS in Nursing (preferred)
- Basic Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certifications (preferred)
- Proven success in working with children and young adults with medical conditions, including but not limited to; food allergies, diabetes, seizure disorders (preferred)
- Proven success in working with children and young adults with special needs and/or disabilities (preferred)
- Hours are typically between 7:30am-3:30pm or between 10:30am-6:30pm, Monday – Friday.
- Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus. Work outside, upright, and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
- Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
- The site director must approve any non-contracted requests for time off, schedule changes, or alterations to the schedule.
- It is understood you will complete all trainings and pre-employment credentials required by ESF and the state you are working in.
- Follow the ESF Code and maintain the “ESF Look” at all times
- Reports directly to and takes direction from Site Director and Assistant Site Director regarding daily camp operations.
- Reports directly to and takes direction from Director of Nursing and Camp Medical Doctor regarding nursing practice.
Covid 19 Health & Safety Protocols
ESF has developed and will be implementing an Advanced Safety Plan to ensure our campers, team members, and parents thrive in a safe environment. This plan includes detailed safety measures in the following areas. Team members will be trained on all protocols and full compliance is expected.
- Limited enrollment and smaller group sizes
- Camper & staff screening with use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Cleaning, disinfection & handwashing
- Premier outdoor facilities
- Reasonable contact reduction, including social distancing practices
- Symptom Management Action Plan
- Specialized Safety Training
Nurses will receive additional training for their role, including areas noted below:
- Daily Screening: Campers and Team Members
- Support and ongoing education of all staff on recognizing signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
- Symptom Management Action Plan
- Protocols if positive diagnosis: campers and/or staff
- Mitigation and confidentiality procedures
- Proper reporting to health authorities, families and staff as required.
- Supporting efforts to ensure facilities are cleaned and disinfected per CDC guidelines.
- Ensuring that quarantine protocols are strictly adhered to as required.
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