Variety Day and Overnight Camp Shift Nurse

Variety Day and Overnight Camp Shift Nurse

Job Title:
Shift Nurse
Reports To:
Nurse Manager
Hours:
Varies on shift; June 17, 2019 – August 18, 2019; specified weekends for camp retreats
Salary:
Seasonal Position: Hourly rate depending on experience

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. Shifts include 7 AM – 3 PM, 3 PM -11 PM, 11 PM – 7 AM.

Qualifications: 

  • Must be currently licensed as an RN or LPN in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
  • Current first aid and CPR certifications. 
  • Experience in first aid and emergency management services
  • Experience in both children and adult illness/injury care
  • Desire and ability to work with children with special needs.
  • Ability to demonstrate a mature, professional standard.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team, cooperate with staff and other professionals.
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, patience, adaptation.
  • 18 years of age or older.
  • All applicable PA state clearances.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds regularly and repeatedly:
    • Physically able to push or manipulate wheelchairs as needed.
    • Physically able to lift, pivot, and transfer campers with assistant.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, assist in providing health care and first aid services to meet the needs of 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.
    • 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.

Please contact our Camp Director, Angela Hall and angela.hall@varietyphila.org to receive an employment application.

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