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Site Nurse

The site nurse is responsible for overseeing medical issues at the site. The position is both administrative and clinical. Primary duties include processing student medical forms; dispensing prescription and nonprescription medications students bring with them to the site; conferring with parents; assessing and treating student illnesses and injuries; recording student health information using CTY’s online system; making referrals and acting as a liaison to nearby clinics, physician's offices, and/or hospitals. At most residential sites, the site nurse receives assistance from one or more health assistants with the day-to-day operations of the health office. Health assistants may assist with the responsibilities of record-keeping and clerical duties, communicating with parents, providing basic first aid and TLC for minor student injuries and illnesses, and the distribution of medication.

Terms of Employment

  • Starting salary ranges from $7,000 to $8,600, depending on experience, for a seven-week period
  • For residential program employees, room and board are provided (At some sites, nurses who live nearby may commute to the site.)
  • Employees pay their travel to and from domestic locations
  • Travel assistance is provided for international travel to sites outside of North America

Desired Qualifications

  • Degree in nursing
  • RN or APRN strongly preferred
  • Licensure or certification in school nursing (NCSN)
  • Ability to train staff on health issues
  • Ability to work well with children
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • General computer literacy and ability to use database for recordkeeping
  • Experience in a residential or camp setting

Programs run from late June to early August. Please refer to the Site Locations & Dates page for the specific dates of employment.

Complete Job Responsibilities (PDF)

If you have questions about summer employment with CTY, write to us at ctysummer@jhu.edu or call 410-735-6185.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.