- Cupertino, CA, USA
- Full Time
medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, 3 weeks PTO accrual...and more
Benefits: Via offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K matching, 3 weeks of PTO annually and 11+ paid holidays to eligible employees.
We may be able to provide on-site housing.
Job Summary: As a member of the Camp Leadership Team, the Camp Nurse (or Health Services Manager) is responsible for overseeing the health and safety of campers and staff. The Camp RN is responsible for supervising the Medical Intern Program, providing health care training for all staff, participating in Via's college and university relations programs
Supervisory Responsibilities: Interns and medical support staff
- Ensure compliance with American Camp Association guidelines for nursing at special needs camp through evidence-based policies, procedures and processes. For example, ensure each participant and staff member has on file a health history and examination form as required.
- Maintain an effective system for health screening and preparation of medication administration records (MARs) for arriving campers and staff
- Conduct inventory of supplies and place orders when necessary, ensuring timely arrival of supplies
- Establish and follow appropriate health care standards, including record keeping in the health care logs, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved and standing orders
- Participate in and lead specific areas of staff training for both nursing and general staff, pertaining to Via West health and safety, first aid, and use of universal precautions for infection control
- Take charge of all deliverables and learning activities to meet outcomes and objectives for the Via West Community Health Nurse Internship program through formal training days, on-site preceptorship, clinical conferences and oversight of medication administration, treatments, and nursing assessments for participants and staff
Summary of desired Education, Skills and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Minimum ASN is required
- Current California Registered Nurse license in good standing is required
- At least three years of professional experience working with children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities is required.
- Current CPR and First Aid certification
- Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
- Ability to observe, assess and address sanitation and safety conditions of the camp.
- Working knowledge of G-Suite for email, document sharing and calendar
- Ability to become proficient in new systems
- Ability to document and train others on workflow processes
- Effective and professional written and oral communication skills
- Must have reliable motor vehicle transportation, job related mileage is reimbursed
- Physical mobility and endurance to perform tasks while standing/walking for long periods of time (60 minutes or more).
- Ability to lift/assist campers and staff.
- Ability to quickly get to remote locations on camp property over uneven terrain.
- Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
- Ability to drive to off-camp health provider, physician, or emergency treatment locations.
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds at times.
If offer is accepted, you will be required to provide verification of:
- Eligibility to work in the United States (we use E-verify)
- If driving is a requirement for the job:
- Valid Driver's License.
- Clean driving record and an ability to drive agency vehicles with participants and staff.
- Proof of continuous automobile insurance coverage as required by the State of California.
- At least 21 years of age
- Ability to obtain criminal fingerprint clearance (DOJ/FBI)
- Proof of negative TB results and documentation of covid-19 vaccination
- CPR Certification/First Aid Training within thirty (30) days of hire date and prior to expiration thereafter
- Willingness to work variable hours, including evenings, weekends and select holidays.
- At least 18 years of age
Equal Employment Opportunity
Via is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race (including traits that are historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles, including braids, locks and twists), religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, benefits, compensation and training. We seek to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws related to discrimination and will not tolerate the interference with the ability of any of Via's employees to perform their job duties.
This job announcement is not a job description and is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.