Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds
  • 15-Mar-2018 to 31-May-2018 (MST)
  • Long Island Medical
  • Wheatley Heights, NY, USA
  • 200
  • Day
  • Seasonal

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

Home to 14 independently run JCC summer day camps, the Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds, is a small Jewish non-profit, that manages and operates three facilities located in Long Island, Rockland County and Staten Island. Our mission is to enhance the camp experience and provide a safe environment for the campers and counselors who call our grounds home. On any given summer day we welcome more than 5000 campers and camp staff through our gates. As a seasonal organization, HKC hires 200+ seasonal workers to provide lifeguarding, swim instruction, first-aid care, maintenance, housekeeping and security to ensure we can carry out mission and meet the needs of the camps who camp at HKC.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are currently seeking RNs to join our Long Island medical services team. The Camp Nurses are responsible for providing first-aid for injuries and care for ill campers and staff that may occur throughout the camp day.

The medical services team plays an important role in creating a positive camp experience for campers and ensuring HKC can meet the needs of our user Agency Camps.

 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Provide routine first aid for injuries incurred during the camp day
  • Provide proper care for campers and staff who aren't feeling well
  • Maintain routine supplies and first aid equipment as needed to the health and medical needs of campers and staff
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records that adhere to state DOH regulations.
  • Complete incident report forms as needed
  • Communicate with camps on patient status; communicate with parents as needed.
  • Ensure proper precautions are taken to protect everyone concerned when a communicable disease exists or threatens
  • Implement medical plans and protocols that meet the goals and objectives of the camp and HKC

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • RN certification
  • Current AED and CPR certification
  • 4-yr college degree

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experienced working with children
  • Experienced in first aid and emergency management services
  • Ability to life/assist campers and staff
  • Ability to read and follow direction on medication labels, health forms, physician orders and parent letters
  • Ability to communicate about camper health concerns
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