Camp Nurse

Wiscasset, Maine
Posted 2 months ago

Nurses at Chewonki maintain the social, emotional, and physical health of Chewonki Foundation participants and staff, under the guidance of a nursing license. Contribute to the day-to-day operations of Chewonki’s Health Center and support the Supervising Nurse to ensure that the Health Center is meeting the needs of participants and staff.


  • Uphold health care standards and procedures of the Chewonki community.
  • Provide care for ill or injured participants and staff.
  • Health screenings for all participants and staff.
  • Assess and assist with workers compensation issues, make referrals for medical follow up, and report work related injuries to HR with 24 hours of occurrence.
  • Communicate with summer program directors, appropriate staff, and parents regarding health issues.
  • Oversee the use and maintenance of the First Aid Kits.
  • Monitor the storage of medicine (per Maine state law) and other medical equipment.
  • Screen health forms for Chewonki participants and staff.
  • Report to the Supervising Nurse and act under the accordance of the Maine State Board of Nursing regulations.


  • Monitor and carry a walkie-talkie and on call phone.
  • Support the 24 hour needs of the health center, through living on campus for all or part of the summer and monitoring the on call phone overnight
  • Lead health care orientation and trainings.
  • Maintain the use and storage of health records for participants and staff.
  • Contribute to the Chewonki community through participation of chores and events.


  • Current RN license, in good standing, with the Maine State Board of Nursing
  • Valid Driver’s License approved by Chewonki’s Insurance Carrier
  • Experience working with children in a school or camp environment
  • Legible penmanship
  • Must Pass Background Criminal Check


Salary depends on experience, licensure, and certifications. Benefits include room & board and generous discounts on Chewonki programs.