Summer Shift Nurse

Organizational Overview: Headquartered in Worcester, Montgomery County, PA Variety – The Children’s Charity of the Delaware Valley is an independent 501(c)3 corporation which is chartered by Variety International. The organization’s mission is to enrich the lives of children and young adults with disabilities through social, educational and vocational programs that nurture independence, self-confidence and prepare them for life. Variety serves children with disabilities throughout the five-county Philadelphia area, southern New Jersey and Delaware

Position Summary:

The Shift Nurse is responsible for assisting in providing health and safety services to campers and staff participating in day and overnight camp programs. Shifts include 8:30am-3:30pm, (alternative shift times during overnight programming: 7am- 3pm, 3pm-11pm, 11pm-7am).

Qualifications:

  • Must currently be licensed as an RN or LPN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Current first aid and CPR certifications

Experience in first aid and, or emergency management services

Experience in both children and, or adult illness/injury care

Desire and ability to work with children with special needs

Ability to display a mature, professional standard

Ability to work as part of a team, cooperate with staff and other professionals

Enthusiasm, flexibility, patience, adaptability

18 years of age or older

All applicable PA state clearances

Mandated reporter training

Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds regularly and repeatedly

o Physically able to push or manipulate wheelchairs as needed

o Physically able to lift, pivot and transfer campers with assistant

General Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Director of Education and Recreation Programs, assist in providing health care and first aid services to meet the needs of day and overnight campers.

Assist with daily medication management and administration.

Help supervise and care for campers and/or staff on campus or that are admitted to the Health Center for care.

Provide CPR and First Aid coverage as needed

Provide direct care to staff within the scope of their skills, the camp’s health care manual, and treatment procedures.

Provide appropriate administration and documentation of medication

Follow incident protocol and ensure it is properly and thoroughly documented.

Timely and professional communication with parents and Nurse Manager as needed.

Assist in maintenance and upkeep of Health Center.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $26.00 – $28.00 per hour

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Weekly schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

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