SUMMER EMPLOYMENT: Health Care Manager (Camp Nurse)

Reports to: Camp Director
Rate of Pay: Starting at $35.00 p/h
End of Contract Bonus: $300.00 PLUS additional compensation will be provided for the
licensing fee in New Brunswick contingent on completion of the contract.
Referral Bonus: $100.00 per person – contingent on completion of the contract
Date of Employment: May 30th – August 27th, 2024
Camp Location: Baie Vert, New Brunswick

The Health Care Manager (Camp Nurse) will ensure the health and well-being of Camp Tidnish
campers, volunteers and staff in accordance with Camp Tidnish and Easter Seals Nova Scotia
policies and procedures.

• Must be a graduate of a Nursing program and be an RN or LPN licensed to practice in
New Brunswick or willing to obtain it.
• Must be a team player
• Must be in good physical health, be emotionally mature, have good morale and be
• Must possess strong initiative, leadership, communication and organizational skills
• Must be willing to adjust and adhere to camp policies and procedures
• Must always keep in mind the “Campers Come First” philosophy
• Must have the qualities required to be a positive role model to campers and staff
• Must show the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and be prepared to
take initiative
• Experience working with persons with disabilities an asset
• Clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Search

Under the direction of the Camp Director, the Health Care Manager (Camp Nurse) will:
• Take part in all recommended training sessions;
• Responsible for all aspects of health, safety and welfare of campers and staff
• Maintain all health and safety aspects of the camp at the highest possible level, in
cooperation with other camp staff;
• Manage and monitor the Health Care Assistant (Student Nurse)’s schedule and
• Use all available tools to get the necessary knowledge from each camper’s application
and medical forms to ensure the best possible and most appropriate treatments;
• Administer all campers’ medications and treatments according to physician’s orders and
at the scheduled time;
• Record all medication administered to campers;
• Draft a list of stock medications, giving indications for their proper use, and appropriate
dosages, route of administration and frequency (done before start of the camping session
and kept in the medication binder);
• Ensure the Health Lodge is locked when not in attendance;
• Let the appropriate staff know his/her whereabouts at ALL times;
• Report all admissions to the Infirmary and any pertinent information to the Camp
• Ensure the “Disease Outbreak Management Plan” is appropriate and is followed when
• Maintain the Health Lodge and emergency kits;
• Regularly clean and sanitize the Health Lodge throughout the camping season;
• Ensure documents such as Incident and Accident Reports, Seizure Reports, etc. are
understood and properly filled out by staff;
• Be available to campers and staff 24 hours per day during each camp session;
• Maintain an inventory of Health Lodge supplies, and follow a given budget (all supply
orders must have prior approval from the Camp Director);
• Complete an end-of-season inventory of all Health Lodge supplies;
• Ensure that all nursing records and reports are completed accurately and kept up to
date. A short report of all pertinent information must be updated daily;
• Ensure that Bath and Bowel Charts are posted in every cabin, checked daily and
appropriate action is taken as required;
• Gather and communicate any pertinent information to the parents/guardians of the
campers on the first and last days of each session;
• Be familiar with the Crisis Management Plans to be comfortable in the role of
Crisis Manager;
• Supervise the Infirmary Assistant in conjunction with the Camp Director;
• Other duties as requested by the Camp Director;
*Room and board are included in pay and the Nurse has private quarters.
Staff are required to live on-site during camp sessions and to be on call as required to provide
effective support for our campers. Hours of work are directly related to a typical camp day plus
any additional hours required to fulfill the duties associated with the position.
As Easter Seals Nova Scotia works with vulnerable populations we continue to require all
employees, volunteers and participants to be fully vaccinated against COVID.

Submit a Cover Letter and Resume and/or any additional questions to Justin Dubreuil, Camp

Application due by: February 23rd, 2024