The Salvation Army

  • Summer Camp Nurse

    Job Locations US-CT-Ashford
    Job ID
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Location/Department: Camp CONNRI (Ashford, CT)

    Status: Seasonal, Full-time


    Please apply online at


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Supervise Health Center.
    • Attend to the needs of campers and staff.
    • Assist in pre-camp orientation.
    • Keep regular Health Center hours, but be available at all times for emergencies.
    • Keep records on each camper.
    • Maintain health logs daily and ensure they are signed by a physician weekly.
    • Contact physician when necessary.
    • Keep full reports of diagnoses and prescriptions.
    • File insurance claims when necessary.
    • Keep track of inventory, ordering supplies as needed.
    • Oversee the check-in of campers on the opening day of each session: hair, feet, general appearance (lifeguards are assigned to this duty).
    • Check the accuracy of camper medical forms, making sure that campers who need medication have it with them and in the proper amounts.
    • Secure all camper medications in the Health Center.
    • Plan and schedule proper medication times throughout the day for campers to receive appropriate medicine.
    • Prepare a nurse's brief at close of camp.
    • Participate in the Total Camping Program
    • Attend and participate in daily Devotions, Evening Programs, and weekly Lord’s Day Worship Service.
    • Sit with campers at all programs and in dining hall as scheduled.
    • Participate in weekly Staff Bible Study and Vespers.
    • Abide by the Camp’s Personnel Policies and Practices as outlined in the Camp Staff Manual including the requirements that all domestic staff leave the campgrounds during all staff breaks between camping periods and that smoking, drinking of alcoholic beverages, use of illegal drugs, and/or immoral conduct during the period of this agreement will be grounds for immediate dismissal.
    • Strive to be a personal example in conduct, conversation, and attitude consistent with established policies and procedures.
    • Agree not to attempt to teach any differing views of doctrine or practices, or to press them upon other staff members, campers, or guests while employed by The Salvation Army.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:


    Does this job have supervisory responsibilities: _X__ Yes ___ No

    The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job related duties at the discretion of the supervisor.


    • Must be at least 21 years old.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • Must have a current RN, LPN, or PA certification.
    • Must be certified in the state of Connecticut.
    • Must be certified in Advanced First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
    • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ preferred.
    • Must abide by Camp CONNRI policies as outlined in the Staff Manual.

    The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

    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 of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    Divisional Headquarters Vision Statement:

    The Southern New England Divisional Headquarters exists to develop its Officers, staff, and volunteers to their fullest ministry potential and to be a catalyst and resource for the growing of healthy, vibrant Corps and other expressions of The Salvation Army mission.


    Work Environment/Physical Demands:




    Up to 1/3

    1/3 to 2/3

    Over 2/3

    Climb or balance




    Lift up to 20 pounds




    Lift up to 50 pounds












    Use hands




    Use sight/vision




    Walk, bend, kneel





    The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.  This job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


    An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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