Camp Nurse

Join our team of amazing staff in our beautiful Berkshires location! Hiring nurses for one-week positions.
Camp Description
YMCA Camp Hi-Rock is an overnight camp for campers ages 7-16. Nestled among 1,000 acres in the Berkshire Mountains, surrounded by conservation forest, and centered around our pristine, private, ninety acre lake, YMCA Camp Hi-Rock enjoys a truly magnificent location.
Job Description

The Nurse/Medic will help to oversee and maintain records of the health care needs of all campers and staff.  The Nurse/Medic will provide a safe and nurturing environment for campers and staff and will be actively involved and have a positive attitude about all camp activities. 

Job Segments:

  • Actively participate in and lead portions of Administrative Staff Training and All Staff Training.
  • Follow established state laws, ACA regulations, and camp policies regarding camp health care.
  • Help to stock, maintain and issue first aid kits throughout camp and for special activities.
  • Maintain a daily medical log and submit accident/incident reports to the Camp Directors.
  • Inform the Inclusion Specialist and/or Camp Director of any camper or staff problems, issues, or concerns.
  • Help to ensure each person has on file a current medical form, with required physical exam and immunization records.
  • Correct and document, as necessary, situations that endanger the emotional or physical safety of any person.
  • Assist Transportation Director with obtaining medical records to take on out of camp trips.
  • Assist with coordinating completing special camper laundry needs with Inclusion Specialist.
  • Help to maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment, place orders as needed.
  • Oversee the administration and storage of medication, health screens, disposal of medical waste, health checks performed by staff members, parent phone calls, making medical appointments, and providing routine medical attention.
  • Determine, in accordance with the standing orders, when individuals must be transported to the hospital or clinic.
  • Help to ensure coverage of the Infirmary, especially when campers are staying in the ward or the isolation room.
  • Demonstrate and teach the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility to all campers and staff.
  • Follow all camp rules and regulations and enforce them among peers.
  • Maintain positive public relations with parents, visitors, and the general public at all times.
  • Submit all required paperwork on time.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to live on-site for the duration of the season.
  • Desire and ability to work with and relate to children and one's peers outdoors
  • Prior experience with the health care of children and adults
  • Ability to assist with camp-wide health care, maintain records, and implement camp health care plan
  • Good role model, high integrity, and adaptable
  • At least 21 years old, valid driver’s license, and an acceptable driving record
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Physician Assistant, Paramedic, or EMT
Essential Functions
  • Critical Thinking & Decision MakingMakes informed decisions based on logic, data, and sound judgment.
  • Communication & Influence: Listens and expresses self effectively and in such a way that engages, inspires, and builds commitment to the Y’s cause.
  • Program/Project Management: Ensures program or project goals are met and intended impact occurs.
  • Emotional Maturity: Demonstrates ability to understand and manage emotions effectively in all situations.
  • Inclusion: Values all people for their unique talents, and takes an active role in promoting practices that support diversity, inclusion, and global work, as well as cultural competence.
  • Developing Self & Others: Develops self and supports others (e.g., staff, volunteers, members, program participants), both formally and informally, to achieve their highest potential.
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Must complete online New Employee Orientation, Child Abuse Prevention, Mandated Reporter, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, and Employee Safety trainings prior to start of position.

Required Certifications
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Physician Assistant, Paramedic, or EMT