Outdoor Program Nurse (LPN/RN)

Company: Nature's Classroom New England

Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

Outdoor Program Nurse (LPN/RN)
Nature’s Classroom New England is looking for adventurous nurses to join our team this spring. This seasonal position is perfect for people who love travel nursing, exploring the outdoors, and providing care for kids. On-site housing and meals are provided for employees at each of our 7 beautiful locations and we accept applicants from all over the country.

Groton, MA; Yarmouth Port, MA; Great Barrington, MA

Who we are
We are the largest outdoor and environmental education program in the northeastern US, specializing in experiential education with an emphasis on science, nature, and social-emotional learning. We offer fun and transformative programming for elementary and middle school students, who travel to us for overnight field trips. We host hundreds of schools each spring and fall at our 7 sites.

As a Nurse at Nature’s Classroom, your primary responsibility will be providing healthcare to elementary and middle school students participating in our multi-day programs. You will live on-site and be on-call 24/7 during student visits from Monday to Friday. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing healthcare tailored to individual student needs.
  • Administering treatments, monitoring progress, and referring students to local medical professionals if required.
  • Adhering to health care policies and procedures outlined in the Healthcare Manual and local doctor-provided Standing Orders.
  • Creating a Medication Administration Record (MAR) for each school and distributing medications as prescribed.
  • Collaborating with teaching staff to ensure emergency medications are readily available during activities.
  • Maintaining accurate, detailed medical records in compliance with state requirements.
  • Communicating with school nurses and students’ families to address questions regarding medications, medical history, and/or allergies.
  • Managing inventory and ordering supplies in coordination with the Healthcare Administrator.

Dates of Employment – Seasonal
This is a seasonal, temporary position for the fall. Each of our locations starts and ends at slightly different times. In general, the spring season starts mid-March or early April and ends in early June. The season begins approximately one week before student arrival to allow for training, health center setup, and coordination of supplies with the Healthcare Administrator.

Salary & Benefits

  • Weekly rate: $1,375
  • Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel.
  • Seasonal housing is provided for the duration of the season. (Pets or emotional support animals are not allowed.)
  • Meals are provided by the dining hall when schools are on-site.

Required Experience & Qualifications

  • Valid RN or LPN/LVN license
  • Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to live on-site.
  • Proficiency in reading and following medication labels, health forms, physician orders, and parent letters.
  • Ability to obtain licenses in NH, ME, MA, and/or CT.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with children, either as a nurse or in another setting.
  • Reliable vehicle.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Experience creating and editing Google Sheets and Documents.
  • Endurance to address emergency needs.
  • Willingness and ability to get up during overnight hours to respond to emergency calls.
  • COVID vaccination is highly recommended.

We look forward to welcoming dedicated and passionate nurses to our Nature’s Classroom team for the Spring 2024 season. Join us in making a difference in the lives of students through outdoor education!

How to Apply

If interested, we encourage you to apply! Our application process only takes a few minutes. You’ll be asked to submit your resume and answer a few questions. If selected to continue to the next step, you’ll be asked to schedule a video interview and provide references. To apply, please complete our online application at https://naturesclassrooms.isolvedhire.com. For any questions or inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].
Contact Person: Rachel D'Angio
Posted on: January 9, 2024
Location: Locations in MA
Job Type: Seasonal
Application Closing Date:
January 30, 2024
Job Salary Range:
$1,375/week, housing, most meals