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Registered Nurse at Nature’s Classroom in New England

Job Details

  • Date Posted: December 11, 2021
  • Location: Freedom, New Hampshire, Groton, Massachusetts, and Ivoryton, Connecticut
  • Company: Nature's Classroom
  • Job Type: Full Time

Company Contact

  • Website: https://www.naturesclassrooms.com
  • Email: trish@naturesclassroomne.com
  • Phone: (413) 896-9554
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Please email your resume, a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the position, and three professional references (name, email, phone number) to Trish at trish@naturesclassrooms.com.

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Nature’s Classroom New England is looking for Registered Nurses for our Spring 2022 season. As a nurse at Nature’s Classroom, you would be responsible for providing care to elementary and middle school students who will be staying on our property for multi-day programs.

 Job Description:

  • Provide healthcare to meet the individual needs of students.
  • Provide treatment and follow-up based on each medical situation and refer students to a local doctor, hospital, or ambulance services if necessary.
  • Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and within the guidelines of the Standing Orders provided by a local doctor.
  • Create a MAR for each school and distribute medications as prescribed. Scheduled med passes are 4 times daily (before each meal and before bed) and between those times when necessary.
  • Coordinate with the Nature’s Classroom teaching staff, several times each day, to ensure that emergency medications (i.e. EpiPens and rescue inhalers) are with the proper staff for each activity.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards.
  • Contact school nurses or students’ families to address any questions about medications, medical history, or allergies.
  • Inventory supplies and order necessary medical materials equipment as needed
  • Ensure a staff orientation session is delivered regarding medical services at Nature’s Classroom
  • Stay on-site and be “on-call” at all times while students are on the property (M-F)

Dates of Employment

Start Date: start date varies for each site (Mid February – Mid March)

End Date: June 10th, 2022

Salary

The base salary is $250 per day
Accommodations

  • Seasonal housing will be provided
  • Meals are provided on-site during the week and a staff food budget will be provided on weekends

Experience and Qualifications 

  • RN license in ME, NH, MA, or CT (or ability to acquire it prior to the start date)
  • Experience working with elementary and middle school students (preferred but not required)
  • Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19
  • Must be 21 years or age or older
  • Ability to work as part of a team of fantastic outdoor educators
  • Ability to live on-site at one of our New England locations
  • Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to quickly get to remote locations on the camp property over uneven terrain.
  • Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
  • Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.

Locations:

  • Ocean Park, ME
  • Freedom, NH
  • Groton, MA
  • Ivoryton, CT
  • Lakeside, CT
Apply Online Now

Please email your resume, a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the position, and three professional references (name, email, phone number) to Trish at trish@naturesclassrooms.com.