The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Camp Nurse (RN)/Wonderland Camp/Wisconsin

    Job Locations US-WI-Camp Lake
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Overview



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    POSITION TITLE:   Camp Nurse/RN


    LOCATION/DEPT:   Wonderland Camp and Conference Center


    REPORTS TO:          Assistant Director - Programs


    FLSA CATEGORY:    Non-Exempt


    STATUS TYPE:        Temporary Part-Time



    The Camp Nurse/RN is to be in direct charge of the health program at Wonderland Camp, and respond to any emergency.  Will manage medical records of campers and staff, supervise health and cleanliness standards, and to help provide adequate physical health conditions for all.



    Administrative Duties

    1. Work with Camp leadership regarding health policies and sanitary conditions.
    2. Work with Camp leadership on any problems that arise regarding the health of staff and campers.
    3. Open Health Center and obtain necessary supplies after checking the current inventory at the beginning of the summer and throughout the summer as necessary.
    4. Prepare and append standing orders with the support of a local doctor and follow them throughout the summer.
    5. Guide and participate in camper health check-in on opening day of each. Specified encampment (youth camps, senior citizens and territorial).
    6. Hold regular office hours and arrange for emergency coverage on a 24 hour basis. Keep main office notified of your location for emergencies.  Some flexibility with work hours will be needed due to some special programming.
    7. Maintain all health related records including: daily log, medical forms, incident (first report) forms, insurance forms and insurance records.
    8. Be available for teaching/assisting program staff and campers with anything regarding health and health education.
    9. Supervise and plan responsibilities for CNA with Camp leadership, according to Aide’s skills and abilities.
    10. Periodically observe all areas of camp for health and safety, and report any deficiencies to Camp Leadership.
    11. Conduct Health & Safety orientation during general staff training. Work with Camp leadership planning this orientation.
    12. Maintain Health Center, medical equipment and inventory. Submit work requests to Program Manager for submission to Maintenance Director.
    13. Maintain all first aid kits (vehicles, cabins, offices, kitchen, maintenance etc). Collect and restock all cabin first aid kits at the end of the season.
    14. Submit a written brief and inventory at the end of the summer.

    Other Duties

    1. Participate in leadership training week.
    2. Assist with transportation of campers and staff.
    3. Maintain a servant attitude; function as part of the ministry leadership team.
    4. Maintain a sense of professionalism with a loving spirit.
    5. All other duties as assigned.

    *Wonderland offers ARC CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid certifications at camp.



    • Must have current Wisconsin RN registration.
    • Experience in camp nursing or related nursing field preferred.
    • Some supervisory experience.
    • Minimum age of 25 preferred.


    • In agreement with the philosophy, goals and objectives of The Salvation Army Wonderland Camp and Conference Center.
    • A commitment to the mission of The Salvation Army.
    • Able to live on camp grounds throughout duration of employment.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • An attention to detail
    • A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in light of changing job situations/priorities.
    • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self-starter.
    • Current ARC CPR for Professional Rescuer and Standard First Aid*.
    • Adequate knowledge of (emergency) first aide essential.
    • Knowledge and training of a defibrillator/AED system.
    • Some supervisory experience.


    • This position is required to do light to moderate physical work.
    • In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to handle medical issues, emergencies and medical equipment.
    • The work environment for this position includes an office and outdoor environment with a low to high noise level.


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