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YMCA Camp Duncan

  • 32405 North US Highway 12, Ingleside, IL
  • https://www.ymcachicago.org/duncan/
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Summer Overnight Camp Nurse

At the Y, we create an exciting, safe camp environment for kids and staff to have an unforgettable summer. While campers are taking part in unique experiences and adventures, our employees are developing leadership skills and confidence while making lasting friendships and memories. The YMCA achieves its mission one person at a time. The greatest source of energy for the YMCA is our staff. Our staff contributes to the advancement of the YMCA's vision by meeting the needs of the people in our communities. Guided daily by the core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility, our staff creates an environment where everyone aspires to be their best. Where can you find meaningful work that offers rich rewards? Where can you, simultaneously, build a better future for yourself and for kids, families, and your community? Where can you work with people who thrive in a values-based environment of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility? All of this can be found at a YMCA. YMCAs get the job done through staff members who are carefully selected for their interests, skills, and enthusiasm. With over 150 years of experience, YMCAs know that the mission is achieved one person at a time, carried out in the hearts and hands of each caring and competent staff member

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min experience

salary range

$700 - $700 / week

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
No
Work Visa Sponsoring Available
No

Job Overview

YMCA Camp Duncan, like many Y programs, is about learning skills, developing character and making friends.  But few environments are as special as camp, where kids become a community as they learn both how to be more independent and how to contribute to a group. At camp, we teach self-reliance, a love for nature, and the development of attitudes and practices that build character—all amidst the fun of camp fires, canoeing, archery, swimming, and meaningful relationships.

 

The Overnight Camp Health Officer is a seasonal position. Under the direct supervision of the Camp Director, the Health Officer is responsible for proper health care and first aid for campers and staff.

 

Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Collect all campers and staff medication keep them locked up and dispense as directed
  • Perform a wellness check all campers & staff for communicable diseases, health problems, illnesses as directed in the written health procedures.
  • Collect and file all camper and staff health forms.
  • Maintain all first aid kits.
  • Maintain standing order medication and report medication or supply needs to the camp director.
  • Maintain daily treatment log.
  • Be readily available for first aid emergencies and other contingencies.
  • Secure proper treatment for campers and staff requiring a Doctor’s or hospital attention.
  • Give a brief health check to campers leaving the camp property for overnight trips. Make sure accompanying staff members have necessary first aid information, daily and pm medication, first aid orientation and health forms.
  • Contact parents of camper requiring physician’s attention, overnight stay in health center or whenever is deemed necessary.
  • Issue written health information to all staff of campers requiring medication and special allergies so that staff are aware.
  • Report any incident to the camp director. All incident reports are filled out by camp director.
  • Observe and advise camp director and staff on health, disease, sanitation and cleanliness issues

Child Abuse Prevention:

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to child abuse prevention by:

  • Reporting any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor
  • Following all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children
  • Reporting any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor
  • Completing all child abuse prevention training as required

Be part of our mission

The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families, and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness, and healthy living. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment, and energy of our teachers and other team members to help us achieve our mission one child, one family, and one team member at a time.

 

YMCA Vaccine Policy

We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.

Minimum Requirements

Requirements:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Nursing or equivalent education experience
  • Must be licensed by the state as a RN, EMT, or LP
  • Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Must have 1-3 years of nursing and/or related experience
  • Prior camp experience is preferred

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