Full-time, temporary, $35 p/hr. (June 22nd - August 14th)
Summer at Sandy Spring is seeking a registered nurse to join the health care team in overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff. Must be available to work Monday-Friday from 8:30 am to 5.00 pm. (lunch provided)
Duties and responsibilities:
Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
Collaborate with other medical staff to meet medical needs.
Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and treatment procedures.
Organize, maintain, and utilize adequate resources for serving the health and medical needs of the campers and staff.
Set up the camp Health Center.
Inventory and order all necessary medical supplies and equipment.
Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards.
Ensure staff and camper health examinations are current and on file.
Prepare and utilize daily medical log for treatment and medications.
Prepare and record accident report forms.
Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies.
Triage and treat children PK3-12 grade for injuries and/or sickness
Provide refills to camp supplied First Aid kits and distribute as needed.
Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered on medical services.
Ensure camp staff and campers know their role related to health care and first aid.
Provide or ensure orientation is provided that includes standing orders, clinic hours, specific camper health and social needs, health center procedures, emergency procedures, growth and development of age groups, staff health assessment of campers, policies on contacting parents, transportation to outside health facilities, accident prevention and risk management, nutrition, and first aid in the camp setting.
Education, Experience, Certifications, Licenses:
Registered nurse (RN) with a current Maryland license certified.
Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management.
Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care.
Desire to work with children and young adults.
Community health knowledge
Physical Requirements: The ability to navigate stairs as part of daily routines; mobility around a large campus with uneven pavement; bending and squatting as required; lifting/carrying boxes up to 25 pounds; and the ability to maneuver as necessary within an outdoor camp and indoor office setting.
Commitment to Diversity: Sandy Spring Friends School embraces the Quaker testimony of Equality and seeks applicants who represent all backgrounds and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We greatly value our diverse student population with 42% of students self-identifying as people of color and 89 international students representing 16 different countries. We actively seek faculty representative of our students’ diversity. Click to learn more about diversity at Sandy Spring Friends School. Special consideration may be given to members of The Religious Society of Friends.
Sandy Spring Friends School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or a person's status as a qualified candidate with a disability in administration of its educational program, admission policies, financial aid program, staff hiring and other school-administered programs.
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