Camp Nurse (RN or LPN)

Frost Valley YMCA is located 2 hours of New York City in the heart of the Catskill Mountains!
Camp Description
Frost Valley YMCA is located in the heart of the Catskill Mountains, just 2 hours north of NYC!
Job Description

The Camp Nurse (RN/LPN) provides health, safety and general medical services to personnel and guests in accordance with Frost Valley, YMCA policies and procedures, and Standards of Procedures as set forth by the New York State Office of Professions, New York State Department of Health and American Campers Association. Administer medications, basic first aid, maintain records and respond to emergencies in a professional manner.

  • Must have a current New York State RN or LPN license 

  • A clean driving record is preferred 

  • Ability to carry 50 lbs 

  • Must be organized 

  • Proficient in Gmail, and understanding databases

Essential Functions
  • Practice within standards set forth by the New York State Office of Professions, New York State Department of Health and the American Campers Association. 

  • Administer medications in a timely and safe manner, demonstrating knowledge of pharmacology 

  • Provide accurate documentation per Frost Valley YMCA policies and procedures, answer telephones, ensure documentation  is filed properly, and maintain confidentiality of medical records 

  • Ensure the Wellness Center and other medical venues are maintained in a clean and orderly fashion 

  • Ensure accurate transition of care and follow up as needed to Emergency Medical Services, hospitals, physicians and partnerships 

  • Work in collaboration with other medical disciplines, Wellness Center staff and other departments to ensure safety, well-being and positive health outcomes for guests and staff  

  • Communicate special health needs to appropriate staff 

  • Assist the RN Field Safety Coordinator with keeping track of inventory supplies 

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate basic and emergency healthcare to guests and staff in compliance with physician orders and Frost Valley policies and procedures 

  • Provide competent, age specific and culturally sensitive caPOrare while maintain standards of professional practice 

  • Interpret and enforce all camp policies, rules, and regulations 

  • Maintain security of medications and health records 

  • Follow COVID-19  policy and protocols 

  • Facilitate staff a guest awareness of unsafe or at risk behaviors and conditions 

  • Participate in emergency drills and trainings 

  • Manage and implement emergency procedures and safety protocols for the organizations -

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services. 

  • Embrace the Frost Valley YMCA’s eight core values of respect, responsibility, caring, honesty, community, diversity, stewardship and inclusion.