The Salvation Army Nurse in Grass Valley, California

Requisition Number

04375 Camp Registered Nurse

Post Date





Grass Valley





The range of compensation is between $500-$600 weekly plus free room and board.


This position is responsible for heath care of all campers and staff, for administering all medications and treatments according to physicians' order, and to keep record of all treatment. PLEASE NOTE: When needed, due to camp program session, staff member may

be asked to assist in duties not directly related to their job description. This is necessary for smooth operation of camp. Staff members are asked to be flexible and to cooperate cheerfully.


1) During pre-camp training, discuss health and safety procedures, precautions and routines with staff.

2) Plan and carry out total program of health and safety for Camp community advancing Camp goals/objectives. Report all admissions to the Camp Director.

3) Establish special time of day to "sick-call" in consultation with Dining Room Hostess (should follow meals).

4) Guide the counselor regarding their responsibilities in noting and reporting illness, injury or unsafe practices and conditions that might contribute to camper or staff accident.

5) Guide the counselor, also, regarding reporting campers’ dietary habits, such as failure to eat a variety of foods, rapid gain or loss of weight, and any symptoms of disturbance, such as restless sleep, nail biting, thumb sucking, bed wetting, withdrawal

or homesickness

6) Check the living quarters and camp for healthy and safety conditions daily.

7) Ready two beds in the Heath Center for immediate occupancy by campers and/or staff.

8) Notify parents of camper admission the Heath Center.

9) Discharge campers to home after 24 hours in Healthy Center unless well enough to remain as regular camper.

10) Maintain an adequate level of dressings, gloves and non-prescription drugs; review stock levels weekly Provide juices and/or meals for Health Center patients.

11) Notify permanent Camp Staff and Camp Director of any emergency immediately.

12) Make physical check of campers on their arrival in camp; review ALL health records, discussing non-confidential items with counselors as appropriate.

13) Coordinate hair- and clothing treatment for campers found to have lice (proceed with care and compassion).

14) Be responsible for any drugs, medications and first-aid kits brought to camp by campers of staff; use as directed by physician of the campers/staff (according to prescription).

15) Maintain daily treatment "log" and insurance forms as required.

16) In addition to "close of Camp" evaluation, make a written report to include: equipment inventory, requisitions

/or next summer, treatment records of campers and staff, infirmary and hospital admissions, visits to the

doctor, recommendations for health department and medical examination records, and r insurance records.

17) Attend and participate in evening programs and spiritual activities.

18) Maintain a standard of cleanliness in personal grooming and in living quarters.

19) Assist with the clean-up of the total camp at the end of each session and at conclusion of the summer.

20) Assist with the camp brief at the end of the summer.

21) Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  1. Must possess valid license with good driving record. Driving record will be review annually.

  2. Must be at least 21 years of age

  3. Complete The Salvation Army’s Decision Driving course training



  • Must have a degree in Nursing and Registered Nurse certification.

  • Minimum 21 years of age preferred.

  • Requires CPR and First Aid certification.

  • Must read, write, and communicate well in English; bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

  • Experience with working with children

  • Desire to work with children; ability to assist in teaching an activity 8) Ability to relate to one's peer group; ability to accept supervision and guidance

  • Good character, integrity, and adaptability; enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control.


  • Must be in good physical health and mental health, capable of meeting program demands.

  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist on an intermittent or continuous basis.

  • Ability to grasp, push, pull objects such as files, file cabinet drawers, and reach overhead.

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds • Specific vision abilities required by this position include color vision.

  • Ability to grasp, push, and/or pull objects.

  • Ability to reach overhead.

  • Ability to operate telephone.

  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to operate a computer.

  • Ability to process written, visual, and/or verbal information.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise

level in the work environment is usually loud.

Qualified individuals must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without accommodation.

A qualified person with a disability may request a modification or adjustment to the job or work environment in order to meet the physical requirements of the position.

The Salvation Army will attempt to satisfy requests as long as the accommodation needed would not result in undue hardship.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP


  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)

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