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Would you like to be a healthcare hero this summer? Would you like to help ensure camper health and safety? If so, we may have the opportunity for you!
Resident Camp locations…a place for everyone!
Camp Winacka - A traditional rustic camp with spectacular views. The camp features a pool, miles of hiking trails, green building including a new environmental center and two lakes. Campers choose from programs focusing on aquatics, horses, arts and adventure. Campers and staff sleep in open-air cabins with built-in bunk beds, in platform tents with bunk beds or on cots under the stars.
Camp Whispering Oaks – Features a sports field and basketball court tucked amongst oak and pine trees, unique stargazing venues, abundant wildlife and a small, close-knit camp community. Campers choose from programs focusing on science and space, outdoor skills, sports, theater and the arts. Campers and staff sleep in fully enclosed indoor cabins with electricity and paved, lighted pathways winding through native manzanita, oak and pine trees.??
Girl Scouts San Diego is looking for RN’s to serve as the Healthcare Supervisors this summer at each of our Resident Camps. In this role, you will be responsible for planning and administering a comprehensive program of health and safety for all campers and staff, in accordance with council, Safety Activity Checkpoints and American Camp Associate standards.
Oversee all aspects of health and wellness including basic first aid and response in emergencies, to meet the needs of campers and staff
Organize, maintain and utilize resources for serving the health and medical needs of campers and staff; including setting up and maintaining the health center rand keeping an adequate inventory of medical supplies and equipment
Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to GSUSA, Safety Activity Checkpoints and American Camp Association standards. Complete and file necessary reports such as daily treatment logs, accident reports, health department records and other required reports; submits these to camp director in a timely manner
Make a physical check of campers upon their arrival at camp and review all health records; ensure camper and staff health histories and health exams are current and on file
Ensure camp staff orientation on health and safety procedures, precautions, medical services and procedures, clarifying all staff members’ role and responsibilities
Inform camp director, program directors, specialist and kitchen manager of any allergies, limitations or other pertinent camper or staff health information in a timely manner
Ensure healthcare staff coverage is available to staff and campers 24 hours a day in person or by walkie-talkie
Report all pertinent admissions to the health center to the camp director. Decides in consultation with camp director if a camper or staff member needs to go to the doctor, needs to be sent home or needs additional parent communication
Perform other duties, as assigned
What’s in it for you:
Make a difference in the lives of girls that will last for a lifetime
Opportunity to share your passion and enjoy being out in nature
Build lifelong friendships with the camp team
Gain problem solving, team building, communication, and mentoring skills
$254.00 - $286.00 daily rate. Includes room and board and meals.
Be at least 21 years of age
Able to work the full summer camp season - June 5, 2023 - August 13, 2023
Ability to work with children and staff of different ages
Licensed/certified Registered Nurse or Licensed Prescriber. License/certification must be current and valid for the state of California
Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification
Experience and/or background in school or youth programs. Visiting or public health nursing experience, preferred
Experience with or knowledge of a resident camp setting preferred
Ability to make decisions and act wisely in emergencies
Must submit health history record prior to first day of work
Attend all staff meetings, pre-camp and in-service training
Must be willing to work in an outdoor setting and live on camp premises during the summer
Valid drivers’ license, proof of insurance and access to reliable transportation (Daily and/or occasional travel may be required. Must be comfortable driving narrow, winding mountain roads with passengers in mini or cargo vans)
This is a temporary seasonal employment opportunity.
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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