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Health Care Positions

Nurse Recruiting

JOIN OUR TEAM

Nurses are an integral part of the ministry of Pine Cove, and we want you to join our team! Spending a week serving as a nurse at Pine Cove is an amazing opportunity to experience Pine Cove, care for campers, and invest in college-aged nurse assistants—all in a Christ-centered, others-focused, and seriously fun environment!

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Position Details

About the Job

Free Camp

Do you know a kid that needs youth camp? You can make that happen with a free spot ($1399 value!) to give to a kid of your choice.

Registered Nurses

We’re looking for nurses with an RN qualification or higher.

Locations

Camp locations in Tyler & Columbus, Texas and Toccoa, Georgia.

May 28 - August 5

Shifts run weekly from Sunday afternoon through Saturday morning.

Housing & Meals

We’ve got nice, private accommodations for you—and all meals are provided!

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Nursing at Summer Camp

What to Expect

The benefits of serving as a camp nurse for a week extend beyond being in a seriously fun environment! Do you know a kid who should experience camp? You can make that happen with free camp for a kid AND still get paid. You’ll be surrounded by willing and cheerful health assistants who are eager to learn, care for campers and staff in a fully-equipped clinic, and stay on-site in nice, private living quarters. Add in the high-energy setting and Christ-centered mission and you have the prescription for the most memorable and meaningful week of the summer!

More Details

More Nurse Details

Pine Cove hosts campers at different camp sites ranging in age from elementary to high school. Each of our sleepaway camps requires two onsite nurses each week.

Weekly nurses are responsible for:

  • administering scheduled and PRN medications to campers
  • managing illnesses for campers and staff
  • first aid and medical treatments/procedures for campers and staff
  • overall care of campers and staffers throughout the week

Every camp employs at least one college-aged summer staff health assistant. These are Christ-centered, high-quality, excited college students eager to minister the Gospel through health care. Being a camp nurse is an opportunity to also mentor these students, many of whom end up working in the medical field after graduation.

A weekly nurse shift begins on Sunday at 12:30pm and ends no later than 11:00 Saturday morning. Prior to arrival, weekly nurses will be sent a comprehensive nursing manual developed by Pine Cove for you to look over. This manual will also be reviewed at training on Sunday when you arrive. There are three full-time nurses and a mid-level provider onsite in the region, so there is always support and backup to call on.

Weekly nurses are housed inside the camp’s clinic, where they will have a private bedroom and a shared nurse bathroom. All meals are provided. Nurses also get a 25% discount at the camp store.

Applicants must have an active nursing license and a minimum of one year of nursing experience. An RN license or higher is preferred.

Licensed Staff

Led by our Chief Medical Director Dr. Scott Lawrence, our talented medical team includes mid-level providers and more than 300 nurses during the summer in three states. Their focus is on making the summer medical experience as safe and smooth as possible.

More About Dr. Lawrence

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Camp Medical Facilities

On-Site Medical Care

Every camp has a health center and each region has clinical services capable of providing labs and x-rays, suturing, splinting, administering oral and IV medications, and monitoring patients who are sick. Our East Texas and Central Texas regions also have an on-site clinic to quickly take care of medical needs beyond the camp health center.

The Beauty of Camp

East Texas

Sunset over Lake Palestine

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The Beauty of Camp

Central Texas

Big skies at Crier Creek

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The Beauty of Camp

Southeast

Rolling hills at Chimney Point

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The Beauty of Camp

Southeast

Calm lake views at the Springs

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The Beauty of Camp

East Texas

Pine trees at the Timbers

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“You can see how strong the counselors and nursing assistants are in their faith, how they love each and every child, and how they want the best for each wonderfully-made camper.”

Pine Cove Nurse

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Nursing Testimonial

Stories from the Camp Nurse

“My husband laughs and says that most of the time I am more excited about camp than my kids are.” Bonnie Murphy has served as a nurse at one of our elementary camps for over a decade! Read in her own words why it’s worth it for her to make time for Pine Cove each summer.

Read Bonnie’s Story

Still on the fence?

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Fill out the form below with your licensure or credentials in the message field and we'll be in touch.

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Questions? We’d love to have you on our team!

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