The Potomac School, a K-12 independent school in McLean, VA is seeking a registered nurse for the 2019 summer camp. The work is expected to last for three weeks in July from July 15, 2019 till August 2, 2019. The summer camp nurse is mainly responsible for providing direct health care to the campers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Assess and provide First Aid to campers and staff members, when needed
Ensure safety of campers and staff members by promoting effective health practices
Communicate with parents and staff about sick or injured campers
Monitor for allergies and infectious diseases during the camp day
Administer medications at appropriate times
Document health office visits
Maintain medications and first aid kits in the nurse's office
Perform any other duties as assigned
Registered Nurse, currently licensed in the state of Virginia
Must have current CPR certification
A minimum of 5 years of experience of working with kids (ages 5-12), preferred in a school setting
About The Potomac School
The Potomac School is an independent K-12 day school located in McLean, Va. While we are a K-12 school, we are more accurately described as a K through lifetime experience. We nurture the development of our students as unique individuals and as contributing members of a vibrant learning community.
Our school comprises four distinct yet interconnected divisions, joined through a shared mission, integrated curriculum, and deeply rooted communal ties. We enjoy the beauty and natural resources of our 90-acre campus, our athletic fields, woods, streams, and ponds providing a rare and wonderful setting for each student's educational journey.
Mission: At The Potomac School, we believe that intellectual development, love of learning, and strength of character are complementary, and equally essential, educational goals. With a firm commitment to our core values and a rigorous academic program, we prepare students to lead lives of purpose, achievement, and generosity of spirit.