Traveling Camp EMT/RN

    • Baltimore, MD

General Purpose: Provides first aid services to campers and staff during the Henry Hall Camp Programs. The Henry Hall Program consists of several 5 day overnight summer camps (Monday-Friday) throughout the summer (June-August). Each camp takes place in a wildlife destination throughout the United States. Each camp departs from the National Aquarium or the Baltimore Washington International Airport. In this capacity as the designated camp health provider, the EMT/RN carries all necessary first aid supplies and medications at all times and renders care when needed. The provider answers directly to the Youth Program Director and on call Camp Health Supervisor. The provider also assists in instruction, mentorship, supervision, and safety of the campers (aged 12-18).

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides first aid services to campers and staff
    1. Treats illness/injuries.


  1. Stores/assists campers and staff’s prescription medications, addresses general safety/health concerns and manages emergencies.


  1. Provides emergency medical care if necessary.
    1. Makes decisions regarding when to order ambulance or Fire Department assistance for patients.


  1. Monitors the patient and the treatment provided and follows-up with hospitals as needed.


  1. Completes patient reports and incident reports and sends copies to proper authorities.


  1. Administers oxygen when needed.


  1. Maintains adequate supplies and equipment.
    1. Maintains a proper log of all treatments according to National Aquarium in Baltimore Safety/ Health Procedures.


Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements: Must have a clean record and ability to pass strict background checks and child abuse clearances. Must be capable of staying in remote/primitive housing, carrying a bag of medical supplies for long periods of time, have the ability to swim and ride on watercraft, fly on airplanes, walk for extended periods of time, and spend time outside in variable types of weather including rain and heat. Must have a clean driving record and be capable of driving vehicles.

Competencies: Must possess EMT-B, OEC-T, EMT-P, RN, CRNP, PA-C, or MD certification/license. Must possess and maintain CPR/AED certification. Must have at least one year experience. Prehospital/Wilderness experience preferred.

Problem Solving: Treats major and minor illnesses and injuries independently.

Human Relations: Daily contact with campers and staff. Contact with local urgent care, medical clinic, EMS, or hospitals.

Accountability: Accountable for providing emergency medical care to campers and staff and for maintaining adequate supplies and equipment.

Human Resources: No supervision of others.

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