Thursday, February 26, 2015

The American School for the Deaf needs a camp nurse!


THE AMERICAN SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF

ANNOUNCES AN OPENING FOR

 

CAMP NURSECAMP ISOLA BELLA – SALISBURY, CT

 

CLOSING DATE:     Until filled.

REV:                          01/05/2015

POST:                                    01/05/2015

 

Nestled in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains on Twin Lakes, Salisbury, Connecticut, “Isola Bella” means Beautiful Island in Italian.  Isola Bella was bequeathed to The American School by the late Ferrari Ward and his wife, Muriel Alvord Ward.  Both were members of the ASD Board of Directors and Mrs. Ward was the first woman to serve on the board.  Through this wonderful gift, the American School became the United States’ first school for the deaf to offer a summer program for hearing impaired youngsters and is the only camp for deaf children in Southern New England.  Isola Bella is a scenic island estate that has been turned into a recreational/residential summer camp for deaf children ranging in age from 6 years to 18 years old.  A wide variety of activities are offered depending on camper’s skill and interest level.  Some of these activities include: archery, arts & crafts, camp studies, swimming, sailing and canoeing, water skiing, overnight camping, hiking, team and non-competitive games and a variety of special trips and projects.  The philosophy of the program is “learning through experience.”

 

 

SCOPE OF DUTIES


 

Under the supervision of the Camp Director provides medical/nursing care to deaf and hearing impaired campers ages six to eighteen at summer camp.


 

PRIMARY DUTIES 

 

(a)   Shall have primary responsibility for the health/welfare of all campers and staff.

(b)   Shall follow current standing orders.

(c)   Shall maintain and operate the infirmary.

(d)   Shall maintain accurate, up-to-date logs of any and all treatments rendered and have the logs signed by an assigned Doctor weekly.

(e)   Shall supervise ill or injured campers and staff.

(f)    Shall hold and dispense all medications to campers as directed by their physicians

(g)   Shall hold all medications for staff.

(h)   Shall develop charts of any and all medical problems to be shared with the Director and appropriate staff while abiding by confidentiality rules.

(i)    Shall instruct staff members in how to respond in emergency medical situations.

(j)    Shall cooperate with Camp Director in processing medical reports, insurance reports, and communicating with parents.  

(k)   Shall perform other related duties as directed by the Director.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

                                                                                                                                         Applicants must be 21 or older, must be certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and must be an RN with an active Connecticut registration or an active temporary Connecticut registration.  Ability to use or the willingness to learn sign language is required.

 

 

 

Isola Bella Camp Nurse

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SALARY RANGE


 

Negotiable on the basis of experience and training.

Employment dates June 22nd to August 3rd 2015. 

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Visit our website:   www.asd-1817.org to download an application.   Send application and with resume or letter of interest to:  

 

Human Resources

American School for the Deaf

                                                139 North Main Street

                                                West Hartford, CT  06107-1269

                                                IBDirector@asd-1817.org

                                                FAX:   860-570-1832

 

The American School for the Deaf is an Equal Opportunity Employer:  M/F/V/H/D.

 

The American School for the Deaf does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, past or present history of mental disorder, physical disability or learning disability), genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by Connecticut state and/or federal nondiscrimination laws. 

 

All applicants will be screened and the most highly qualified applicants will be invited to interview.