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Visiting Nurse @ Camp Four Echoes - Girl Scouts - Coeur d' Alene Lake, Idaho
Summary
Title:Visiting Nurse @ Camp Four Echoes - Girl Scouts - Coeur d' Alene Lake, Idaho
ID:6172
Job Status :Seasonal/Temporary
Company :Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho (GSEWNI)
Description

Girls Scouts of Eastern Washington & Northern Idaho is looking for a Visiting Camp Nurse for beautiful Camp Four Echoes, summer resident camp 2021 - Approximately $450.00 for the Camp Season.

  • 21 years of age or older

Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho has been serving girls since 1937. Our Resident Camp operates at Camp Four Echoes, a council-owned property of over 200 acres near Worley, ID. Over 500 girls each summer ages 5-17 enjoy programs in STEM, arts and crafts, cooking, drama, swimming, boating, hiking, and other skill-building fun. Each session, girls lead the way by planning their own activities with their camper group. Each week has a theme and campers plan activities and meals related to that theme. Camp Four Echoes, a girl scout camp, is located on the wooded shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. Six living units house 18-24 girls weekly. Each unit has flush toilets and running water, but no electricity. Meals are provided in a group setting in our central dining hall. We also have a staff lounge for your time off.

June 13 - August 16 for the 2021 Camp Season - Visits camp 1x/week as needed and within this time. *Dates subject to change according to position.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Camp Director, the Camp Nurse is responsible for monitoring the health and safety of camp staff and girls ages 5-17. This position ensures the medical and safety needs of all campers and staff are addressed within the parameters of the Health Orders provided by the camp physician. The Camp Nurse will communicate with camper guardians/caregivers, Camp Director and appropriate camp staff regarding camper care, medication management and any other issues that occur during the campers’ stay. This position is also accountable for the general safety and empowering the personal growth and skill development of the participants in our camp program. The Camp Nurse exhibits enthusiasm and patience while exemplifying the Girl Scout core values of honesty, caring, courage, and character.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

  • Visits camp 1x/week as needed
  • Works with Health Assistant to manage medication and health needs of campers and staff
  • Works with camp Health Care Supervisor to ensure that all weekly duties are completed, including documentation, refilling first aid kits, cleaning rooms, laundry, etc.
  • Works to create a positive group culture through team-building and problem-solving activities
  • Models personal responsibilities such as conflict management, positive relationships, following rules, and respecting camp property
  • Follows and implements appropriate behavior management procedures when interacting with all campers
  • Completes and submits all paperwork in a timely and efficient manner
  • Exhibits punctuality and communication in time management, including daily and weekly breaks
  • Respects and follows the “Camp is for the camper” philosophy by attending to camper and camp needs first.
  • Represents camp appropriately in the community and with parents by maintaining personal hygiene, following camp dress code, and communicating respectfully with campers, parents and other adults.
  • Reports concerns and incidents to Camp Director
  • Practices the Girl Scout Promise and Law with an inclusive attitude and a willingness to problem-solve
  • Follows all procedures and regulations according to the GSEWNI Council, GSUSA, and state and federal guidelines and laws and the American Camp Association
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

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 accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be 21 years or older

Education/Experience:

  • Currently certified Registered Nurse
  • Valid Driver’s License and insurability required
  • One (1) year experience working with girls ages 5-17 through camp, day care, or teaching.
  • Ability to grasp the landscape within an organization, show passion for working with Girl Scouts and the nonprofit environment and expertise in using various communication vehicles that engage girls, volunteers, parents, donors and the community
  • Willingness to subscribe to the principles of the Girl Scout movement, including acceptance of the Girl Scout philosophy and willingness to maintain membership in the Girl Scouts USA

Work Environment:

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee lives for up to 12 weeks in close proximity to others, including sharing living quarters, restrooms, laundry facilities and a common staff lounge. May only use personal electronics (such as computers, phones and other devices) only during personal designated breaks and out of sight of campers. Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment is an integral part of this position, as is the ability to work with high-stress situations based on the nature of GSEWNI mission and daily work.

The management of this organization believes that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from discrimination. It is our policy to hire, compensate, promote, train, transfer, discipline, discharge, and make all other employment-related decisions without consideration of an employee's race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. All employees of this Council are prohibited from engaging in unlawful discrimination. All staff are provided a safe and inclusive work environment.

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