Camp Nurse (RN, LPN, or EMTs) - Camp Chewonki


Job Description

Nurses at Chewonki maintain the social, emotional, and physical health of participants. The health center staff help to maintain the day-to-day operations of Chewonki’s Health Center and support the Supervising Nurse to ensure that the Health Center is meeting the needs of participants.


  • Uphold health care standards and procedures of the Chewonki community. 
  • Provide care for ill or injured participants. 
  • Health screenings for all participants and staff. 
  • Assess and assist with workers compensation issues, make recommendations for medical follow up, and report work-related injuries to HR within 24 hours of occurrence.
  • Communicate with summer program directors, appropriate staff, and parents regarding health issues. 
  • Oversee the use and maintenance of the First Aid Kits. 
  • Monitor the storage of medicine (per Maine state law) and other medical equipment. 
  • Screen health forms for Chewonki participants and staff. 
  • Report to the Supervising Nurse and act under the accordance of the Maine State Board of Nursing regulations. 


  • Monitor and carry a walkie-talkie and on-call phone. 
  • Support the 24 hour needs of the health center, through living on campus for all or part of the summer and monitoring the on-call phone overnight – local nurses may live locally Lead health care orientation and trainings. 
  • Maintain the use and storage of health records for participants and staff. 
  • Contribute to the Chewonki community through participation of chores and events. 


  • Current professional license, in good standing, with the Maine State Board of Nursing
  • Valid Driver’s License approved by Chewonki’s insurance carrier
  • Experience working with children in a school or camp environment 
  • Legible penmanship 
  • Must Pass Background Criminal Check 


  • Salary depends on experience, licensure, and certifications. 
  • Benefits include room & board and generous discounts on Chewonki programs. 
  • Training begins: June 15, 2020 
  • Last day of employment: August 18, 2020 

Please visit the Chewonki Employment Opportunities page to apply ( Positions are open until filled.

Apply by: April 7 2020


Camp/Organization: Camp Chewonki (ACA Accredited)

Location: 485 Chewonki Neck Rd, Wiscasset, ME 04578

Type of Position: Health Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: Salary depends on experience, licensure, and certifications. Benefits include room & board and generous discounts on Chewonki programs.


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Nancy Percy

485 Chewonki Neck Rd
Wiscasset, Maine 04578