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Medical Volunteer/Volunteer Nurse

Zajac Ranch for Children
1.0 out of 5
15600 Florence Lake Road, Mission, BC
Temporary, Fixed term contract

Location

15600 Florence Lake Road, Mission, BC

Full job description

The Zajac Ranch for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing outdoor and camp experiences to young adults and youth living with special needs and chronic illnesses. Children who attend camp will improve their self-esteem and confidence in a stimulating, supportive, empowering and fun environment, while ensuring their physical and emotional wellbeing.

Our medical volunteers are a vital part of providing a fun and memorable experience for our campers. We strive to ensure that all our volunteers are fully supported to create a safe space while they are at Zajac Ranch.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supporting the good health of the campers, staff, and volunteers at Zajac Ranch for Children.
  • Distribute medical equipment and supplies to program areas and cabins at start of camp.
  • Be present at camper check-in to greet the campers and family. This includes reviewing camper medications, routes, dosages. and times with the parents.
  • Review campers’ medical files to ensure all necessary medications and needs are prepared for and met.
  • Ensure all medications for campers and staff are appropriately organized and stored.
  • Administer camper medications according to directions provided by camper’s MRP.
  • Assure medications and procedures are administered properly and appropriate records are maintained.
  • Document any incidents as outlined in the camp manual (logbook, health department report, incident reports).
  • Immediately respond to any first aid needs of campers or staff. This includes treatment for minor illnesses, accidents, or mishaps.
  • Potentially provide short break relief for 1:1 personal support workers.

Requirements

  • Valid CPR-C certification (higher certification accepted).
  • Current practicing registration with the relevant regulatory college or association in British Columbia
  • Qualified professional in the field of medicine or nursing (RN, LPN, or NP).
  • Students and paramedics are encouraged to apply and will be considered based on availability to pair with a nurse or MD.

Perks

  • Accommodation is provided in the newly built medical residence near the medical centre in a four-bedroom and two-bathroom house.
  • Meals will be provided by the camp chef.
  • Medical volunteers can bring up to 2 of their children to camp with them if the children are 7 years or older and the camp fees will be waived.
  • If you would like to attend for more than one consecutive week you are welcome to stay in the medical residence over the weekend.

To view our camp scheduled please visit https://zajacranch.com/camps/schedule/

If you have any questions or would like more information please reach out to our Nursing Director at nursingdirector@zajacranch.com.

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 1 week

Application question(s):

  • What level of first aid do you hold?
  • Are you fully vaccinated?
  • Are you capable of providing a clear criminal record for the vulnerable sector?

Work Location: In person