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Summer Camp Nurse - Healthcare Supervisor

Worcester County 4H Center
92 Mccormick Road, Spencer, MA 01562
$1,000 - $2,000 a week - Temporary, Full-time


92 Mccormick Road, Spencer, MA 01562

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Camp Marshall is an ACA accredited summer camp in Spencer, MA. We are seeking an innovative, dedicated professional to be our summer nurse. We are a day and resident summer camp for children ages 6-16. This is an 8 week summer position. RN, NP, PA, LPN all are welcome to apply.

The key role of the Overnight Camp Nurse is to oversee all emergency and medical related care for our
overnight camp staff and campers from registration, arrival to departure. Prior to camp starting the Camp
Nurse will stock the infirmary of all necessary supplies and review all camper health documents. Each
week the Camp Nurse will intake and organize camper medical documents. Upon camper arrival the
Camp Nurse will check in with each camper and parent to discuss any pertinent medications and/or
medical information. Throughout the week the Camp Nurse will provide medications to campers and staff
as per Department of Health standards, maintain the camp infirmary, treat minor injuries and be on-call
while camp is in session. The Overnight Camp Nurse stays onsite at Camp Marshall for the entire duration of
the camp season.
There will be housing onsite provided in the nurses station, which includes a kitchen, bedrooms and
a bathroom. This position has the potential to receive staff discounts for our youth summer day and
overnight camps. All meals while camp is in session are provided at no cost!


  • Holds safety of campers as the first priority. Emphasizes personal safety and emotional well-being

with campers, parents and other camp staff at all times.Reviews overnight camper lists each week and consults with Camp Director, Camp Kitchen Manger andcamp staff as appropriate.

  • Organizes overnight camper medical paperwork prior to summer camps and communicates

pertinent histories to appropriate staff.

  • Sets up and maintains the overnight camp infirmary in accordance with MA DPH and ACA Guidelines.
  • Accepts all medications on arrival day from parents and turns over medications on pick up day
  • Embraces the value of camp life through positive role-modeling, helping kids and staff having a

great time, and conveying positive experiences to parents and families in all communications.

  • Physically check all campers upon arrival for health, injuries, and head lice
  • Review camp health records as needed
  • Maintains and organizes all medical records of campers and staff on site
  • Dispenses medications at proper times.
  • Provides First Aid for minor injuries.
  • Maintains an ongoing medical log of all medications, injuries and infirmary visits
  • Acts as liaison with local doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies.
  • Communicates with parents as needed in response to campers’ health needs.
  • Accompanies sick/injured campers or staff to the hospital.
  • Presents as a caring adult who is available to support emotional and developmental needs of


  • Participates in camp activities and events as appropriate
  • Other Duties as assignedRequirements
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Be a licensed Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant, or Registered Nurse and able to practice the profession in MA. (have a valid MA license)
  • Prior experience working with youth in some capacity (does not have to be in a medical capacity)
  • Flexible and able to adapt to different environments and schedules
  • Be on-call while campers are on site; Sunday-Friday
  • Must pass all required screenings for working at a MA Summer Camp
  • Commit to working camp June 24, 2024 – August 18, 2024
  • Must be able to live and stay onsite while camp is in session
  • Driver’s license and transportation to camp locations on time
  • Be able to lift 25 pounds without accommodation
  • Be able to work on their feet for long periods of time (4+ hours) and run in emergency situations
  • Experience treating minor injuries such as cuts, burns and scrapes
  • Ability to access injuries for future treatment
  • Act as the “Emergency Responder” in a medical emergency and determine the next steps in care
  • Ability to work flexible hours which may include evenings and/or weekends, as appropriate
  • Team oriented and dependable
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Friendly, approachable, and personable
  • Responsible for adequate supervision of campers and ensuring an emotional, social, and

physically safe environment in which campers and staff can thrive

  • Aim to uphold the 4 Values of camp: Belonging, Gratitude, Awareness, Getting Outside, in all

interactions with campers, staff, families and parents and within programs, and activities

  • Represent the high caliber of the organization when speaking to parents, staff and participantsPreferred Qualifications
  • Experience in helping people through mental health issues and disorders
  • Experience in helping people with homesickness and/or separation anxiety
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certified

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $1,000.00 - $2,000.00 per week

Work setting:

  • In-person

Ability to Relocate:

  • Spencer, MA 01562: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person