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Camp Nurse
Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg
3301 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Principal Responsibilities:

To provide safe, effective, proficient quality nursing care to those attending the Jewish Community Center Day Camp.


Deliver first aid and CPR in accordance with the American Medical Association guidelines and the American Heart Association guidelines

Utilize nursing assessment and data gathering skills in order to formulate nursing diagnosis and patient center plan of care

Supervise the assessment of each camper as they enter camp each day to ensure the health and safety of all camp staff and campers.

Administer medications including PRN medications as directed

Monitor patient for side effects and effectiveness

Notify families in the case of medical questions or emergencies

Document all care rendered in camp health record in accordance to the ACA health record standards

Make referrals to outside professional medical personnel when indicated

Notify and educate counselors regarding campers' medical conditions and allergies as well as signs and symptoms to monitor

Continue contact with staff so they have an understanding of the medical needs of their campers

Ensure all accident reports are completed and filed properly

Instruct the camp staff on the following:

How to administer an EpiPen in the event of an emergency

General first aid

Policy for both emergency and non-emergency health issues or concerns

Administering of medication

Maintain safe and clean work area by complying with health and safety guidelines.

Perform other duties as assigned

Regular and predictable attendance

Minimum Qualifications:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Registered Nursing Degree

Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information

Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures

Ability to appropriately respond to emergency situations

Agency Information:

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Harrisburg is dedicated to providing social, cultural, recreational and educational opportunities for people of all ages throughout the greater Harrisburg area.

Programs and services offered within the Jewish Community Center range from Early Childhood to Fitness, Senior Adult Programming to Swimming, Summer Camp to Aerobics.