Health Care Assistant - Buckingham Browne & Nichols Summer Camp


Job Description

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Under the direction of the Health Care Manager, assist in providing health care and first aid services to meet the needs of camp staff and campers.
    • Assist with daily medication management.
    • Help supervise and care for people admitted to the Health Center for care.
    • Provide CPR and First Aid coverage as needed at designated times and locations.
    • Provide direct care to staff within the scope of their skills, the camp’s health care manual, and treatment procedures.
  2. Monitor and assist in maintaining health and safety practices while working in other areas throughout camp.
    • Prepare athletic areas and waterfront with adequate water, sunscreen, and other prevention materials.
    • Assist in ensuring campers wash before entering the dining area.
    • Work with other staff to minimize/eliminate health and safety risks

Apply by: March 3 2020


Camp/Organization: Buckingham Browne & Nichols Summer Camp

Location: 80 Gerry's Landing Road Cambridge MA

Type of Position: Health Staff

Time Frame: Seasonal

Salary: $30 per hour


Qualifications: (Minimum Education and Experience)

  • Current first aid certification. Advanced levels may be required depending on the camps location and distance from emergency services as well as other medical personnel available on site. 
  • Current CPR certification. 
  • Experience in first aid and emergency management services. 
  • Driver’s license.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care. 
  • Desire to work with the camp’s target population. 
  • Community health knowledge. 

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. 
  • Ability to maintain written record system. 
  • Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain. 
  • Ability to observe and assess sanitation and safety conditions of the camp. 
  • Exhibit endurance to meet emergency needs.

Additional Information

May accompany campers to off-site pool location


Apply Here


Emma O'Loughlin

<p>46 Belmont Street <br />Watertown, Massachusetts 02472</p>