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Head Camp Nurse

Under the direction of the Executive Director and consistent with the Christian Mission of the YMCA, Head Camp Nurse is responsible for participating in the daily operations of the Health Center, assisting the Head Nurse and cooperating with overall coordination of the health of the camp community.

 Working with the Camp Director, have input for selection process of all new hire nurses
Develop summer schedule for nurses
Conduct periodic inventories of al supplies and order necessary items
Conduct an orientation for staff during staff week and for nurses during staff week
Maintain quality relationships with local doctors, clinics and hospitals
Maintain an up to date inventory of all items in the Health Center
Submit at the conclusion of the summer season  to the Resident Camp Director: inventory of equipment and supplies; recommendations for the following year; medical charges for campers and staff
Supervise and Evaluate the Health Center Nurses
Maintain good communication with Branch Administrator about camper and staff charges, insurance and workman compensation issues
Report all maintenance needs of Health Center to Executive Director and maintenance staff
Post necessary emergency procedures in the Health Center
Hold brief staff meetings with all nurses (on duty) on opening days
File all insurance claims
Assure that communication with parents occurs whenever necessary regarding a camper’s medication or illness.  Any overnight stay in the Health Center will warrant a phone call to parents within 24 hours. 
Assist in the pre-camp Health Center set up
Assume responsibility for coordination of end-of summer Health Center close down
Perform daily visual observation of all Health Center operations
Perform weekly visual inspection of all Health Center equipment


Minimum of a College Graduate
Current RN License in North Carolina
Current Certification in First Aid & CRP-PR


Lifting (50lbs – occasionally)
Carrying (50lbs – occasionally)


Through effective coordination, the Head Nurse will contribute to the health and well being of campers who attend camp.

*Housing and meals provided

Time:  Part-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Healthcare



Updated: 1/23/2024 11:28:09 AM

Job Contact:
Michael Landry
(704) 716-4330

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Why work at YMCA Camp Harrison at Herring Ridge:

7901 S NC Hwy 18
    Boomer, NC 28606

(704) 716-4330

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