Medical Office/Summer Camp Nurse, Mill Stream Bible Camp, Omemee, ON

Medical Office/Summer Camp Nurse, Mill Stream Bible Camp, Omemee, ON (Posted 05/19/22; Closing 06/15/22)

Position Focus:

In consultation with the Director will:
o Provide safety and quality health care to all campers and staff.
o Promote physical, spiritual, mental and social growth within a safe, challenging and enjoyable atmosphere.
o Provide an on-going, balanced evaluation of overall camper and staff health.

Accountability:

o The Medical Officer is directly responsible to the Director of the camp.

Requisite Skills and Qualifications:

o Supports without reservations the philosophies, policies and procedures of both BCM International (Canada) Inc. and Mill Stream Bible Camp.
o Must display a sincere love for the Lord and a desire to see campers come to know and grow in Him.
o Should have some camp experience in health care.
o Must have, at a minimum the following current credentials:
1. CPR Basic Rescuer
AND either
2. a) Canadian Red Cross Society’s Standard First Aid Certificate OR
2. b) St. John’s Ambulance Association’s Standard First Aid Certificate OR
a certificate that the Ontario Ministry of Health deems to be equivalent or superior to 1 and 2a or 2b.
o Must manifest strong organizational and interpersonal skills incorporating flexibility, innovation and adaptability.
o Must exhibit servant/leadership qualities within a team environment.
o Must have satisfactorily completed the staff application.
o Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

Primary Responsibilities:

o Check campers and staff on arrival to camp.
o Be available to campers 24 hour a day for health care needs.
o Be responsible for all drugs, medicines and first-aid kits brought to camp by campers and staff.
o Administer all medicines and treatments according to physicians’ orders and keep records of all such treatments.
o Maintain accurate infirmary records, treatments and inventory.
Evaluate (written/verbal) camp health condition (continuing basis).
o Be prompt for the daily and weekly staff and prayer meetings.
o Help reinforce a Bible emphasis in camp for campers’ program and staff prayer meetings.
o Assist in pre-camp staff training, when available, to discuss health and safety procedures, precautions and routines with staff.
o Oversee care of the infirmary (including linens).
o Assist counsellors/head counsellors with any camper-related problems/situations as requested by the Director.
o Report all admissions at the infirmary to the Head Counsellors.
o Guide counsellors in regard to their responsibilities by noting and reporting illness, injury, dangerous practices and conditions that may lead to, or contribute to accident or poor health.
o Guide staff in noting and reporting symptoms of disturbance such as failure to eat, restless sleep, nail biting, bed-wetting, marked change in behavior, etc.
o Spot-check living quarters for health, safety and sanitary conditions.
o Willingly participate in other areas of the summer program as the need arises and time permits.

To apply go to our web site at millstream.camp/training and download the application or apply online.
Contact Larry at office@millstream.camp with any questions you may have.