Summer Camp seeking Nurse Practitioner, EMT, RN, PA or equivalent! - West End House Girls Camp


Job Description

We are seeking an on-site Nurse Practitioner, EMT, RN, PA or equivalent to become a part of our team!

You will focus on providing high quality camper care as part of a healthcare team.


  • Provide health care to meet individual needs of camp staff and campers.
  • 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. 
  • ­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 insurance and accident report forms. 
  • Oversee First Aid procedures and supplies. 
  • Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered on medical services. ­
  • Screen all campers and staff who are arriving and departing camp. ­ 

Other Job Duties: ­

  • Provide leadership in the camp’s risk management program. ­
  • Develop a resource file and obtain information and/or literature concerning health in the camp community. ­ 
  • Be responsible for contacting parents concerning the status of their child’s health by telephone in the following situations: any injury requiring an x-ray, illness requiring an infirmary stay and emergency treatment/accident, etc. 

Qualifications: ­

  • MD, Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, RN, LPN, EMT, and/or Certified Athletic Trainer. ­ 
  • CPR certified. ­ 
  • Current First aid certification and experience in first aid and emergency management. ­ 
  • Driver’s license. ­ 
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care. ­ 
  • Desire to work with children and young adults. 

Physical Aspects of the Job: ­

  • Ability to lift/assist campers and staff. ­ 
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters. ­ 
  • Ability to use a telephone. ­
  • Maintain written record system. ­ 
  • Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain. ­ 
  • Observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp. ­ 
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns. ­ 
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs. ­ 
  • Ability to drive to off-camp health provider, physician, or emergency treatment locations. 

Perks of the Job: ­

  • Live on-site next to beautiful Long pond in Maine, enjoy swimming in the lake, kayaking, fishing, etc. ­ 
  • Room, board, and contracted rate. 
  • Work with amazing girls in a stellar atmosphere! 
  • Private room. 
  • Tuition assistance for your daughters to join us at camp. 
  • Compensation ranges from $4,500-7,500 for the season (June 15th-August 20th)

Apply by: March 29 2020


Camp/Organization: West End House Girls Camp

Location: Parsonsfield, Maine

Type of Position: Health Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal


Previous camp work is a plus but not required.

Additional Information

If interested, please send resume to Laurie Palagyi at