Head Nurse

Job Title: Head Nurse
Reports To: Camp Director
Number of Positions Available:

1 (for all 8 weeks & Staff Training)

The Head Nurse takes the lead role in our camper and staff's health and safety.

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GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage and supervise the Health Centre nursing staff.
  • Ensure that appropriate care is provided to all campers and staff with medical needs.
  • Handle first aid and medical issues as they arise.
  • Manage and supervise the Health Centre.
  • Ensure that safety and health regulations are strictly adhered to.
  • Assist with the general camp community as time permits.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead the organizing and setting up of the Health Centre.
  • Be on-site for daily clinic hours as established.
  • Be on call and prepared to assume a lead role in crisis management/emergency response.
  • Ensure inventory of First-Aid kits is supplied and maintained.
  • Inspect and test all AEDs
  • Assess, interpret, and respond to injuries and complaints from campers and staff of varying degrees including but not limited to concussions, broken bones, sprains and strains, gastrointestinal and respiratory ailments.
  • Diagnose medical issues and refer if necessary to the local Medical Centre / Hospital.
  • Ensure that all Health Centre staff maintain the log of campers and staff who receive medical attention in our camp management system.
  • Overnight monitoring of ill campers and staff as necessary.
  • Administer medications to campers and staff as required.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians any necessary information regarding campers or staff who require medical treatment.
  • Review medical forms/health history forms prior to registration day in order to discuss current and potential medical needs with parents by phone or email prior to check-in.
  • Prepare Health information reports in order to provide special health needs information and directions to the appropriate camp staff (e.g. Directors, Kitchen, Basketball, Coordinators, Activity Instructors, General Camp Staff).
  • Weekly health teaching for campers and staff on sun safety, asthma, anaphylaxis, ADD/ADHD, and first aid.
  • Ensure that all medications are organized and prepared to return to parents during check-out.
  • Use best practice guidelines, and evidence-based research to establish and maintain policies and procedures for the Health Centre.
  • Inform Director when Health Centre supplies need to be replenished and make recommendations regarding the improvement of the Health Centre/products/equipment.
  • Ensure that the Health Centre is kept clean and orderly at all times.

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

  • One week of Staff Training (June 26, 2021 - July 3, 2021)
  • 8 weeks of Camp (July 4, 2021 - August 28, 2021)
  • Some pre-camp work may be needed in May and/or June

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nurse applicants must be RN or RNP licensed in Ontario
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Vulnerable Sector Background Check
  • Valid G drivers license.
  • Excellent working skills including: communication skills, organizational skills and attention to details.

Camp Nurse

Job Title: Camp Nurse
Reports To: Head Nurse
Number of Positions Available: 1 (for all 8 weeks & staff training)

Under the supervision of the Head Nurse, the Nurse takes a lead role in our camper and staff's health and safety.

Camp Facility #2

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that campers and staff with medical needs are properly cared for.
  • Handle first aid and medical problems as they arise.
  • Ensure that safety and health regulations are strictly adhered to.
  • Assist with the general camp community as time permits.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the organizing and setting up of the Health Centre.
  • Be on-site for daily clinic hours as established by the Head Nurse.
  • Assess, interpret, and respond to injuries and complaints from campers and staff of varying degrees including but not limited to concussions, broken bones, sprains and strains, gastrointestinal and respiratory ailments.
  • Diagnose medical issues and refer if necessary to the local Medical Centre / Hospital.
  • Assist in reviewing all medical forms before registration day in order to discuss current and potential medical needs with parents, on the instruction of the Head Nurse.
  • Assist in providing appropriate staff appropriate camp staff (e.g. Assistant Director, Kitchen, Basketball Coach, Coordinators, Activity Instructor) with special health needs information and directions.
  • Learn and follow all established policies and procedures for the Health Centre.
  • Administer medication to campers at mealtimes or as required.
  • Overnight monitoring of ill campers and staff as necessary
  • Participate in maintaining the log of campers and staff who receive medical attention in our camp management system Maintain a daily log of campers & staff who receive medical attention.
  • Monitor Health Centre supplies and reports to the Head Nurse when supplies need to be restocked.
  • Learn emergency action plans for all camp emergencies.
  • Be on call and prepared to assume a key role in crisis management/emergency response.
  • Organize and hand out all medications at camper check out.
  • Keep the Health Centre clean and orderly.

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

  • One week of Staff Training (June 26, 2021 - July 3, 2021)
  • 8 weeks of Camp (July 4, 2021 - August 28, 2021)

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Nurse applicants must be RN licensed in Ontario
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Vulnerable Sector Background Check
  • Valid G driver's license.
  • Excellent working skills including communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

Athletic therapist

Job Title: Athletic Therapist
Reports To: Head Nurse
Number of Positions Available: 1

The athletic therapist takes a lead role in our camper and staff's health and safety, particularly in the treatment of acute and ongoing sports-related injuries.

Camp Facility #2

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that campers and staff with medical needs are properly cared for.
  • Handle first aid and athletic injuries and issues of campers and staff as they arise.
  • Ensure that safety and health regulations are strictly adhered to.
  • Assist with the general camp community as time permits.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the organizing and setting up of the Health Centre.
  • Be on-site for daily clinic hours as established by the Head Nurse.
  • Provide daily athletic therapy and medical care for campers and staff as required.
  • Diagnose acute musculoskeletal issues and refer if necessary to local Medical Centre / Hospital.
  • Train Health Centre staff in preventative strapping and taping techniques.
  • Participate in maintaining the log of campers and staff who receive medical attention in our camp management system.
  • Coordinate with Head Nurse to communicate with parents/guardians regarding campers who require medical treatment.
  • Monitor Health Centre supplies and reports to the Head Nurse when supplies need to be restocked.
  • Assist in reviewing all medical forms before registration day in order to discuss current and potential medical needs with parents, on the instruction of the Head Nurse. Keep the Health Centre clean and orderly.
  • Learn emergency action plans for all camp emergencies.
  • Be on call and prepared to participate/take a lead role in crisis management/emergency response.

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD

  • One week of Staff Training (June 26, 2021 - July 3, 2021)
  • 8 weeks of Camp (July 4, 2021 - August 28, 2021)

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Current OATA certification (including liability insurance)
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Vulnerable Sector Background Check
  • Valid G driver's license.
  • Excellent working skills including communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.