Camp Nurse

Founded in 1924, Camp Oconto is a traditional girls overnight camp located on the beautiful shores of Eagle Lake north of Kingston, Ontario. Oconto is a supportive environment where campers can express themselves, build self-confidence, gain skills and make lifelong friendships. 

Camp Oconto is hiring Nursing Staff for summer 2021! 

The successful applicants will be friendly, responsible, well organized, and well equipped to cope with a busy clinic atmosphere. Together the Nurses will coordinate closely with the Camp Physician to promote wellness and good health in all areas of camp. 

The role includes competitive salary, room and board, and an amazing time! 

Duties include but are not limited to: 

Maintaining a clean and well stocked clinic. 

Runs a busy general medical clinic twice a day, provides follow up as needed and is on call for urgent/emergent situations on a rotating basis within your personal scope of practice. 

Communicates medical concerns to parents/guardians with guidance from the Camp Director. 

Collects, stores, and dispenses medications in a safe and accurate manner in accordance to the CNO guidelines. 

Updates and maintains accurate confidential documentation on all services provided in accordance to the CNO guidelines. 

Stocks and maintains first aid supplies throughout camp.  

Screens for safety concerns for any campers/staff leaving site. 

Provides specifically packed specialized first aid kits for all trips leaving site including emergency medications and essential health information. 

Typical day: 

8:00 - Wake up 

8:20 - Flag raising (optional) 

8:30 - Breakfast med-pass 

9:00 - Clinic 

10:00 - Inventory and restock requests (as needed) 

11:00 - Tripper meetings (as needed) 

12:45 - Lunch med-pass 

1:30 - Rest hour 

2:45 - Pack trip kits (as needed) 

5:00 - Clinic 

5:45 - Dinner med-pass 

8:30pm - Bed-time med-pass 

During free time and overnight one nurse will be designated on-call to allow other nurse to rest and relax.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

Registered licence to practice nursing in Ontario (RN or RPN) 

CPR-C and standard first aid 

Clear police check