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YMCA Camp Wakonda Nurse

Position: Seasonal Camp Nurse - Camp Wakonda

Reports to: Camp ExecutiveDirector

Location: YMCA Camp Wakonda (22237 Lawrence 2080, Ash Grove, Mo)
Approximate Dates of Employment: June 10-August 4, 2018


Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight and administration of health care needs for campers and staff.

  • Maintain necessary medical supplies, as well as first aid kits for each cabin and program area.

  • Provide proper care for ill and injured campers/staff, as well as any special medical accommodations

  • Review all campers’ health forms and create weekly Cabin Medical lists for counselors

  • Receive all campers’ medications at check-in and inquire about medical history/allergies

  • Dispense camper medications at appropriate times and keep a detailed log

  • Complete appropriate incident reports and follow up

  • On-call 24 hours for any camper/staff medical needs –stay on site while camp is in session.

  • Help role model and foster a culture of safety at Camp Wakonda and continue to evaluate the safety of all camp programs and activities, make recommendations to leadership.



  • Must be 19 years old with high school diploma or equivalent, as well as EMT, LPN, or RN certification, including current CPR and First Aid Certifications.

  • Able to observe camper behaviors and assess its appropriateness and apply appropriate management techniques, as well as enforce appropriate safety and emergency procedures to the situation

  • Must be able to assist campers in the event of an emergency (fire, evacuation, illness, or injury)

  • Exemplify the YMCA core values of “Caring, Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Faith & Friendship”


How to Apply:

Apply online or Send a job application to , or contact:

Steve Maynard

Executive Director - Camp Wakonda


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