Summer Camp Nurse
Berwick Academy is looking to hire a nurse(s) to provide medical support during the summer camp season on campus in South Berwick, Maine. Camps will kick off Monday, June 10 and wrap up Friday, August 2 (skipping Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday/Friday, July 4/5) and will run 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. We are open to staffing multiple nurses who can share coverage of the eight weeks of onsite camps. Nurses must be comfortable driving a golf cart as camps are spread throughout on our beautiful 80+ acre campus.
To provide nursing services to the summer community to ensure that Berwick Academy Summer Camp participants have a healthy and fun experience.
• Assists in interpreting and explaining public health requirements to staff members and parents.
• Supports the implementation of effective emergency protocols.
• Ensures the implementation of safe medication administration.
• Ensures that health services meet local, state, and Federal regulations.
• Ensures that state Board of Health regulations are complied with at all times.
• Provides leadership for all first aid trained staff and maintain first aid kits for designated
• Assess participant health histories and shares information appropriately with staff as
• Assists in maintaining health services area in accordance to Board of Health and HIPAA
• Completes and maintains all necessary reports such as camper health logs.
• Assists in keeping inventory of all health center supplies.
• Communicates with parents of any participant’s illness and injury.
• Notifies the director and appropriate supervisors of any serious illness, accident or
potential health hazards.
• Participates in staff meetings as requested.
• Assists in evaluating the entire health and safety of the summer camps operation with
suggestions for the following season.
• Attends and actively participates in leadership team meetings in the off-season and
during summer to assist with planning and program development as requested.
• Maintains confidentiality in all matters.
• Models non discriminatory practices in all activities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.
Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required):
• A Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse licensed in Maine.
• Current CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
• Desire and ability to work with adults and children in a camp setting.
• Ability and experience working in pediatrics.
• Strong ability to communicate well with parents, staff, and participants.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently; manage multiple priorities, and creatively
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
Must have the ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time; exhibit manual dexterity to
dial a telephone, to enter data into a computer terminal, and to perform; see and read a
computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids; hear and understand
speech at normal office levels and on the telephone; speak in audible tones so that others
may understand clearly in normal office settings and on the telephone; physical agility to lift
up to 25 pounds; and to bend, to stoop, to sit on the floor, to climb stairs, to walk and to reach
overhead. Able to drive a golf cart to assist in getting from camp to camp on the 80+ acre campus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions. Duties are normally performed in an outdoor and office environment.
• Hourly compensation
• Discounted camp(s) for dependents (ages 4-18)Click here to apply.
No phone calls please.