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YMCA of Greater Seattle Camp Colman Nurse, Summer Camp in Longbranch, Washington



Manages health care for the camp; supervises health and cleanliness standards; works with camp director and staff to provide adequate physical health conditions for all. Ensures the supervision and safety of campers at all times.


  1. Ensures each staff member and camper has a health and examination form on file.

  2. Sets up a system for health screening for arriving campers and staff, as well as a system for health screening for trips out-of-camp.

  3. Dispenses and logs camper medications on a daily basis.

  4. Conducts inventory of supplies and places orders when necessary.

  5. Establishes and follows appropriate medical routines including record keeping in daily medical log, disposal of medical waste, managing and safeguarding medications, and utilizing approved standing orders.

  6. Coordinates coverage of the health care center when needed.

  7. Supplies and issues first aid kits.

  8. Maintains accident/incident reports for risk management.

  9. Prepares a summary and evaluation of the camp season including inventories, camper reports on health problems, and recommendations for the following season.

  10. Monitors health of all staff including kitchen staff.

  11. Monitors/evaluates camp procedures, facilities, and conditions and suggests modifications that would create more healthful conditions in camp.

  12. Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention, and emergencies.

  13. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Holds current EMT, LPN, RN, or MD In WA state.

  2. Have current, valid drivers license.

  3. 21 years of age or older.

  4. Ability to relate to parents and campers in a professional manner.

  5. Experience with children and young adults desirable.

  6. Desire to work and live in a camp community.

  7. Good communication skills.

  8. Ability to participate in activities that involve rigorous activity in an outdoor setting, including, but not limited to hiking, boating, camping and swimming.

Competencies for success at the Y:

  • Values - Strengthens the Y's culture by demonstrating the values of the Y - honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility - in every aspect of work.

  • Inclusion - Models cultural competence and supports diversity, effectively working with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions.

  • Develop Self and Others - Demonstrates teamwork and personal accountability, seeking and providing feedback, coaching, and resources for development.

  • Quality Results - Takes the initiative and holds self and others accountable to meet or exceed quantitative and qualitative goals relating to people (employees and members), philanthropy, finance and volunteerism.

  • Change Capacity - Facilitates change, seeks opportunities in the change process, models adaptability, and leads transition in support of the Y's mission.

  • Inspire Others - Promotes creativity, generates excitement, and rewards risk taking, while consistently demonstrating a high level of emotional maturity, maintaining a positive attitude and building strong relationships.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment and career opportunities. Competitive pay range and excellent benefit package includes YMCA membership, health, dental, life and disability insurance; tuition assistance; 12% retirement contribution, as eligible.

The YMCA of Greater Seattle is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity. We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace.

Job Locations US-WA-Longbranch

Posted Date 5 months ago (10/8/2019 1:00 PM)

ID 2019-9082

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 1

Location YMCA Camp Colman

Category Resident Camp

Address 20016 Bay Road KPS