NURSES NEEDED!

Camp New Horizons North – June 11-15, 2012

Storybook Ranch – 3701 S. Custer Rd.,  McKinney

Volunteer Camp Nurse Opportunities

  • We are looking for RNs, LPNs, and nursing students with all types of nursing backgrounds
  • Our day camp run June 11-15, 2012, daily from 8:30a – 3:30p
  • Work with a team of 1-2 other nurses at your camp
  • Camper populations from 100 to 115 campers, ages 4 to 17
  • Our camp has over 50 volunteer staff members

Why be a Camp Nurse?
Do you truly enjoy working with children? Is a sense of giving-back important to you? If so, Camp Nursing is a rewarding opportunity to care for others in a non-traditional setting. Working in a camp environment provides a fun, challenging experience and opportunities for growth and leadership in a camp community.

Camp Nurse Responsibilities

  • Ensure health and safety of campers and staff
  • Routine hourly finger pricks
  • Communicating specific camper health needs (allergies, special diets) to counselor
  • Medical record keeping
  • Communicate with parents
  • Participate in camp activities and events
  • Treatment of non-insulin highs and lows
  • First aid for minor injuries
  • Participate in camp activities and events

Qualifications and Requirements

  • RN or LPN degree (or nursing student-to assist in Health Center)
  • Must be available for at least 1-day availability highly preferred
  • Flexible– able to adapt to different environments and schedules
  • Confidence in nursing skills
  • Responsible, friendly, personable and team player
  • Strong assessment abilities
  • Prior experience with children
  • Enjoy an active lifestyle

Compensation

  • Smiles, laugh and lifetime memories
  • Diabetes training and hands-on experience

Work Schedule
8-hour shift (8:00a – 4:00p) one or more days during the week.

Apply now to be a Volunteer Camp Nurse!  Email your name and email to shill@diabetes.org.   Come on, a child is waiting for you!

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