Job Description

Camp Nurse responsibilities and expectations include:

  • Review health records of campers for completion and call parents for corrections. 
  • Track and record all special needs, medications, dietary concerns or treatments for each camper. 
  • Maintain the medical log and note all visits and treatments including; date, time and name of person, general description of injury or illness and treatment, administration of medications and initials of person evaluating and treatment. 
  • Maintain a separate medication log documenting all the medications given in accordance with state and federal laws and ACA requirements. 
  • Maintain a signed copy of the physician’s standing orders in accordance with state and federal laws and ACA requirements. 
  • Note trends of recurrent complaints and notify director. 
  • Advise the director of any health related issues and provide recommendations. 
  • Administer appropriate medical care and treatment to campers and staff in compliance with standing orders and within scope of licensing. 
  • Maintain inventory of appropriate medical supplies and equipment. 
  • In the event of a medical emergency assume responsibility for decisions regarding the care or emergency treatment. 
  • Communicate with and educate staff regarding the appropriate care of campers and special needs of campers. 
  • Assist with camper check-in by interviewing parents and campers with medications or health issues. 
  • Maintain communication with parents as related to health issues. 
  • Consult with the Executive Director or the Director on duty regarding issues of home sickness, questions regarding calls home to parents or other issues of concern. 
  • Maintain alphabetical and complete files of all health forms for campers and staff. 
  • Inform unit leader and senior counselor of special need campers in the unit or cabin. 
  • When on duty make sure the Program Director and the Executive Director know where you are in case needed.
  • Be familiar with all state licensing regulations and ACA standards related to health care. 
  • Consistently provide friendly, courteous assistance, exceeding camper’s and parent’s expectations everyday, which includes building and maintaining healthy professional relationships with parent’s, children, staff and collaborative organizations. 
  • Be prepared to carry out additional duties at the direction of the Executive Director.

Apply by: May 23 2016


Camp/Organization: YMCA Camp Woodstock (ACA Accredited)

Location: Woodstock Valley, CT 06282

Type of Position: Health Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: Pay: $600 a week. Your kids also would get to come to camp for two weeks free a $1,385 valued benefit.


  • Have current license as (MD, PA, APRN, RN, LPN) in the state of Connecticut. 
  • Must possess a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification in either Red Cross or American Heart Association. 
  • Experience in Pediatric or School nursing preferred 
  • Experience with and desire to work with children ages 7 – 16. 
  • Possess leadership abilities. 
  • Good health, spiritually, mentally and physically 
  • Commitment to the mission and philosophy of the YMCA 
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience in Pediatric or School nursing preferred
  • Experience with and desire to work with children ages 7 – 16. 

Additional Information

Dates of employment - June 22 through August 20, 2016


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Anthony Gronski

42 Camp Road
Woodstock Valley, Connecticut 06282