Camp Nurse

Organization Details
Organization Name: Camp Quality Manitoba
Address: Box 158, 30 - 360 Main St.
Winnipeg MB  R3C 3Z8
Website: http://campquality.org/camps/manitoba/
Organizational Description: Do anything, be anything, achieve everything is our mantra at Camp Quality. We are a national charitable organization devoted to providing free camp experiences and year-round programming for children with cancer.

Camp Quality Manitoba uses the facilities of Variety Camp Brereton which is situated on Brereton Lake in the Whiteshell Provincial Park, in the Canadian Shield. We are lake side with a swimming beach and boat dock including canoes, paddle boats and kayaks, which get used on a daily basis. Variety has developed the site each year and last year unveiled a fabulous new building to increase their indoor space for rainy days as well as many other options.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: Camp Nurse General Accountability:
- To be a role model of healthy living
- To provide a healthy and safe camp environment for all
- Liaise with Medical Coordinator to ensure the day-to-day operations of camp run smoothly
- Review camp program and respond appropriately to safety issues
- To respond to all camper and staff health needs
- To maintain campers' medication and medical regimen during camp
- To consult with campers' parents and oncologists as indicated
- Be available during the week of camp (August 10-16)
Skills Required: Qualifications and Skills
- Current certificate of competence (RN or LPN)
- Current registration and in good standing with regulatory body (CRNM or CLPNM)
- Clinical experience, preferably in hematology-oncology, pediatrics and/or emergency medicine
- Oncology specialty course is an asset
- Valid basic rescuer certificate for CPR and first aid experience
- Valid malpractice insurance (some provided by CQ)
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 18-30, 31-54, 55+
Time Commitment:
August 10-16, 2019
Location of volunteer opportunity: Brandon
Central
Eastman
Interlake
Norman
Parkland
Thompson
Westman
Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? Yes
Will cost be reimbursed? Yes
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
Evaluation
Supervision
Training/Orientation
How to Apply: Email: ainsley.kullman@campquality.org
Closing Date: Jul 11, 2019
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