Camp Brookside Residential Summer Camp Nurse (RN or LPN)

Published

04/13/2018

Start Date

07/08/2018

End Date

07/26/2018

Time Commitment

Full time (30+ hrs/wk)

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

Camp Brookside Environmental Education Center
309 North Mullens Road
Hinton
West Virginia
25951
United States

Description


Major Duties


Monitor the health and wellness of 24 campers and 12 staff. Collect, secure, and dispense medications. Order and restock supplies, maintain appropriate records and log books. Attend to injuries and illnesses as they occur, coordinate health care with local doctors. Maintain the health center in accordance to West Virginia State Regulations and the American Camp Association Standards, and communicate health-related information to campers, parents, staff, and supervisors.



Work Location


Camp Brookside Environmental Education Center is located on a 32 acre island in Summers County

approximately 5 miles from Hinton in Brooks, WV.


Work Environment


Volunteer will have frequent contact with campers and staff. Standing for long periods of time, walking, bending,

lifting, and sedentary work is required. Work is performed indoors and out-of-doors.


Work Schedule


The Camp is offering three 5-day sessions throughout the month of July. The timeline for the full summer option is July 8, 2018 through July 26, 2018 with a partial option available.  Primary weekly schedule would be Sunday through Thursday, 8 am-5 pm (while campers are present) and as needed in the evenings/night, with Friday and Saturday off.


Housing

The nurse is expected to stay in the Caretaker’s residence onsite: 2 bedroom house (private bedroom, share

bathroom)  with a living room and eat in/ fully equipped kitchen. Residence is fully furnished, equipped with WIFI,

washer/dryer and dishwasher.

Linens and food NOT provided.  


Skill and Qualifications


  • Desire to work with children and young adults
  • Registered Nurse (RN) preferred but  LPN will be considered with a license as required by State Law (the individual can only practice at the level of their certification)
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Nursing in a residential camp setting
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care
  • Experience collecting, securing, and dispensing medications


Supervision Camp Director or Deputy Director   (onsite 24 hours a day)


Contact the park volunteer coordinator to apply: Adrienne M. Jenkins @ adrienne_jenkins@nps.gov or

304.465.2634   


Benefits

  • Housing Available

How To Apply

adrienne_jenkins@nps.gov

Please contact the volunteer coordinator, Adrienne Jenkins if interested.


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