Registered Nurse
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Nature's Classroom
Boston, MA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Registered Nurse

Nature's Classroom New England is looking for an RN for our Fall 2022 season. APPLY NOW if you're interested in working with kids, being outside, and living with a fantastic team of Outdoor Educators!

To apply, please use our online application: ------------

As a nurse at Nature’s Classroom New England, you would be responsible for providing care to elementary and middle school students who will be staying on our property for multi-day programs. Our nurses are on when students are on property (M-F).

Nature’s Classroom New England is the largest overnight, hands-on, nature/science/SEL based outdoor education program in the northeast. We provide programming for thousands of elementary and middle school students across New England each year! Each spring and fall we host students at our 6 beautiful sites. During their 1-5 day stay, students participate in an exciting variety of day and night time activities, facilitated by Nature’s Classroom instructors.

Dates of Employment
Being a part of our health care team is a seasonal position. Our spring season generally runs from mid March- early June and our fall season from late August to mid November. Each site will have its own start and end dates that fall within those ranges.

For Fall 2022, staff training will start on August 29, 2022

$250 per day
Mileage reimbursement is $.45/mile for work-related travel

Accommodation Includes
Seasonal housing is provided
Meals will be cooked for you during the week and a food budget will be given to the staff for the weekend.

Required Experience and Qualifications
You must be an RN in MA, NH, ME, or CT to apply.
2 or more years working with kids
5 or more years experience working as a nurse
Have a reliable vehicle
Must be 21 years of age or older
Ability to work as part of a team of fantastic outdoor educators
Ability to live on-site
Ability to read and follow directions on medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
Ability to communicate with parents, staff, and administration about camper health concerns.
Basic computer skills, including google sheets and documents.
Possess endurance to meet emergency needs.
Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Your Responsibilities
As a nurse, you would be responsible for helping students stay healthy during their trip. This includes, but is not limited to:
Provide healthcare to meet individual needs of students.
Provide treatment and follow-up based on each medical situation and refer students to a local doctor, hospital, or ambulance services if necessary.
Follow health care policies/procedures as described in the Healthcare Manual and within the guidelines of the Standing Orders provided by a local doctor.
Create a MAR for each school and distribute medications as prescribed. Scheduled med passes are 4 times daily (before each meal and before bed) and between those times when necessary.
Coordinate with Nature’s Classroom teaching staff, several times each day, to ensure that emergency medications (i.e. EpiPens and rescue inhalers) are with the proper staff for each activity.
Maintain accurate and detailed medical records according to state and American Camp Association Standards.
Contact school nurses or student’s families to address any questions about medications, medical history, or allergies.
Inventory supplies and coordinate with the Healthcare Administer to order necessary medical materials equipment as needed.

Your season would begin 1.5 weeks before students arrive. That time is dedicated to setting up the health center, which includes coordinating with the Healthcare Administrator to order any needed supplies. In addition you’ll also receive training on our policies and procedures.

Seeking staff for the following locations:
Freedom, NH
Groton, MA
Yarmouth Port, MA
Lakeside, CT