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Cornell Cooperative Extension Camp Bristol Hills: Nurse - Canandaigua, NY in Canandaigua, New York

The mission of 4-H Camp Bristol Hills is to provide youth with a unique, fun outdoor experience under the guidance of positive role models, emphasizing positive social interaction, environmental awareness, and skill building.

The camp Nurse is needed to respond to emergencies and carry out programs of health and safety throughout the summer. The Camp Nurse will live on camp property while camp is in session.


The Camp Nurse will work at least one week during the summer program season, from 10am on Sunday morning until 5:00pm on Friday. Specific dates of camp are June 25 – August 11, 2023. Employment may extend as late as August 30, 2023, as programming permits.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Implement the health procedures developed by the Camp Manager and stated in the health and safety plan, approved by the New York State Department of Health.

  • Provide basic medical treatment for campers and staff during the camp week, including pre-existing conditions, and emergency first aid

  • Accept all medications on arrival day from parents and turn over medications on pick up day

  • Record and report all admissions of the infirmary

  • Live on-site Sunday morning through Friday afternoon

  • Administer and record all medications and treatments according to physician’s orders

  • Order and prepare first aid kits for emergency use to all counselors

  • Review all health records of campers upon arrival in camp

  • Maintain all records of campers and staff (hospital visits, Doctor visits, medication, injuries, dietary habits)

  • Fulfill the commitment of the Mandatory Reporting law

  • Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers, and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.

  • Other duties may be assigned as required


  • 21 years of age or older

  • Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Physician’s Assistant or Medical Doctor and licensed to practice in the State of New York

  • Current First Aid Responding to Emergencies & CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification

  • Experience or background with youth

  • Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Director, entire camp staff, campers, and camp families

  • Incorporates Teamwork and Flexibility into their daily work style

  • Ability to get to remote locations on camp property over rough terrain.


This is a full time, exempt position.

Salary and Benefit Details

Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits are not available for this position.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a qualified pool of candidates is obtained.

To be considered for this position, all candidates must:

  • Complete ALL sections of the online application and questionnaires.

  • Attach a Cover Letter.

  • Attach a Resume.


  • External Applicants: (including current employees of other Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations) Please refer to the "Applying for a Job (External Candidate)" document for additional guidance here:

  • Internal Applicants: Current employees of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Ontario County are considered internal applicants. Please log into Workday to search jobs and apply using your professional profile.

Contact James Hooper at with any questions.

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available.

Job Title:

Association Tmp Camp Nurse


No Grade - Annual

Pay Rate Type:



Contact Name:

Kimberly Amey

Number of Openings:


Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and the residents of New York State. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Individuals who bring a diverse perspective and are supportive of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

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