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Camp Nurse

Position Overview

Camp Nurses oversee the health and safety of all participants and must stay abreast of the latest developments in nursing to perform their duties to the best of their abilities. This role requires a high level of responsibility, self-direction, management and problem-solving skills, good judgment, communication, professionalism, and discretion. Camp Nurses receive professional oversight from the full-time Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies team. This can be a full-time (40 hours) or part-time (20 hours) position.

Responsibilities of the Camp Nurse position include:

  • Assisting with training of residential staff and advising staff on how to handle the various medical needs of participants, both directly and by phone and e-mail.
  • Reviewing medical forms of all participants before the program begins.
  • Meeting with participants and their parents or guardians on Arrival Day to discuss participants' medical needs.
  • Handling phone calls from parents and communicating closing with Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies main office to keep full-time staff informed of significant incidents.
  • Fostering and promoting an inclusive environment for all participants, staff, and SPCS community members.
  • Guiding participants in educational initiatives centered around individual development, wellness, community engagement, and inclusion.


  • Must be at least a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Able to practice in the State of California
  • Experience working with children and adolescents strongly preferred
  • Flexible schedule to handle or advise others in medical emergencies
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Ability to maintain calmness under pressure
  • Applicants who can be available from June 18–mid/late August, 2018 preferred
  • Must be available for mandatory training from June 19–June 22, 2018


Compensation commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Programs & Dates

Camp Nurses work with all Pre-Collegiate Studies programs:


We are currently accepting applications for this position.

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