Job Details

Requisition Number 10105 011419 CE2DNURS
Post Date 1/14/2019
Title Nurse
Posted Salary $1,000.00
City Boring
State OR
Description Location: Camp Kuratli
Department: Summer Camp
Position Title: Camp Nurse
Status: Temporary, Exempt
Posted Wage: $1,000/week

JOB CLOSES: 02.28.2019

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An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-
EOE of Females/Minorities/Vets/Disability

Benefits offered
• Paid sick leave

Req # 10105 011419 CE2DNURS
Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love for God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination
DEPARTMENT: Camp Kuratli at Trestle Glen
POSITION TITLE: Summer Camp Nurse
STATUS: Temporary
SUPERVISOR: Program Director and Assistant Program Director
SCOPE OF POSITION: Operate on site medical station under written standing orders, distribute and record staff and camper medication, serve as on-site advisor for hospital visits.
• Qualifying certification for camp and conference facility as listed in state organizational rules, as follows:
• Must be one of the following:
• A physician licensed in Oregon
• A registered nurse licensed in Oregon
• A practical nurse licensed in Oregon
• A national Athletic Trainers Association certified trainer
• A person currently certified as completing the American Red Cross Emergency Response Course or equivalent
• A person currently certified as completing Wilderness Advance First Aid, or better, from a nationally recognized provider
• A currently military medical corpsman
• Have a valid Driver’s License
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Previous camp experience preferred

• Administer health history and immunization record intake and review provided medical history during the registration of all arriving campers.
• Inform, in writing, food service manager of all documented food allergies/intolerance/disease.
• Inform, in writing, counselors of medical concerns/issues regarding their camper(s)
• Administer all medication to campers and staff daily during sessions as indicated by prescriptions.
• Administer first aid and care for minor illness, and advise if offsite treatment is needed.
• Facilitate over-night care for ill or injured campers in the nurse’s station.
• Notify parents of the incidents involving their child at camp by phone, letter or sending a copy of their “History at Camp” form as soon as possible.
• Keep accurate records: Medication Administration Record (MAR) forms, daily medical log, camper medical history, incident reports.
• Secure nurses station whenever not in use: both building entrance and inner medical room doors.
• Upkeep nurses station with the assistance of service crew: sanitize, launder bedding, dispose of medical waste.
• Keep an ongoing and accurate inventory of all health and medical supplies, ordering as needed.
• Stock and issue first-aid kits to assigned personnel.
• Participate and lead specific areas of staff training pertaining to camp health and safety, first aid and use of universal precautions for infection control and blood bourn pathogens.
• Prepare a summary and evaluation of the summer camp season in regard to healthcare and make recommendation for the following summer season.
• Pack all supplies and materials at the end of summer.
• Communicate regularly with Program Director and leadership team as to the safety and health of campers and staff.
• Supervise and direct assistant nurse.
General Duties:
• Encourage respect for personal property, camp equipment and facilities.
• Assist with the implementation of summer camp staff orientation, including volunteers and guest staff.
• Work alongside and in agreement with the Divisional Youth Leaders, other divisional officers and special guests as directed.
• Develop and maintain positive working relationships with all staff, volunteers and campers.
• Encourage adherence to camp & Salvation Army policies and procedures.
• Ensure and provide for the supervision and physical/emotional safety of campers and staff.
• Will be required to serve as Break Day Supervisor at least once during the season.
• May be requested to drive or accompany hospital transport of camper or staff.
• Participate and/or assist in all summer camp programs as required e.g. chapel, staff meetings, campfire, camp wide games, night-watch, free-time, electives, rise and shine duty, etc.
• Ensure and assist in the cleanliness of your cabin and outside area.
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the program director, Divisional Youth Secretaries or camp director.
• Strong professional clinical demeanor and medical problem-solving skills.
• Steady and dependable in crisis situations.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and maintain poise under pressure.
• Ability to communicate and interact well with co-workers and the public from diverse backgrounds, ages and nationalities.
• Desire to work with children, teens and young adults.
• Possess good organizational, communication and administration skills.
• Self-starter.
• Ability and willingness to keep information confidential.
• Strong use of the English language in verbal and written communication.
• Detail oriented.
• Team player.
• Strong analytical skills.
• Ability to operate telephone.
• Ability to operate a desktop or laptop computer.
• Ability to access and produce information form a computer.
• Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel, and twist on a continuous basis
• Ability to grasp, push, pull objects and reach overhead
• Ability to consistently lift up to 25 lbs. and on occasion up to 50 lbs.
• Ability to lift/unload/move medical supplies and medication storage containers
• Can run up to 0.25 miles in under five minutes to get additional help if required.
• Can roll a person (up to 200lbs.) onto their side and carry a first aid kit.
• Can wear common healthcare latex or vinyl gloves.
• There may be phone and in-person contact with people from diverse backgrounds who may be angry, hostile, confused or frustrated.
• May be required to work in all areas of camp including, but not limited to, the kitchen, dish room, laundry facility, and grounds.
• The ability to work in a distinctively Christian environment.
• Possible exposure to communicable diseases.
• Work outdoors, sometimes in inclement weather.
• Works around dust, odor, and high noise levels.

The Salvation Army does have a dress code. This will be shared with you at the time of employment.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a motor vehicle record check. They must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to pass a criminal history information check. Conviction of a crime will not automatically preclude employment. The circumstances involved in the conviction(s) will be considered.
The Salvation Army provides a smoke and drug free work environment for all employees and volunteers.
Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation. A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position. The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed is reasonable and no undue hardship would result.
Must be able to work with minimal supervision and be comfortable working with a high degree of independence. May be required to make independent decisions that may involve unique or unusual situations and/or complex issues and dealing with demanding requests or timelines.
This position has access to confidential and private information. It is essential that confidentiality and privacy be observed. An understanding of professional boundaries is required.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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