Health Care Jobs

Look at the multiple long-term and short-term opportunities to gain experience with a diverse population. We have options for all experience levels. Consider sharing your talents in an active and rewarding environment.

Respite Check-In Nurse

Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie

Seeking (4) LPN or RN nurses who have current licensure in the state of MN with CPR certification.
Nurse will complete intake on campers, set up medications and train staff on the cares.
Must be on site Friday evenings from 6pm-9pm (minimum twice a month requested) and take telephone on calls until Sunday evening, with a possibility of going on site if needed.
Contact deboraha@truefriends.org for more information.

Respite HMA (Year Round Opportunities available as needed)

Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie & Camp Friendship, Annandale

A health and medication aid is required to have CPR/First Aid certification or equivalent. The medication aid may be a graduate nurse, nursing student, or other healthcare major with clinical experience. The HMA will reside in their assigned cabins with campers and other counselors. The medication aid will provide health care to staff and campers, administer medication, and provide teaching and training of healthcare related topics to staff.

Respite Nurse (Year Round Opportunities available as needed)

Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie & Camp Friendship, Annandale

Seeking Minnesota licensed LPN or RN nurses who have current CPR certification. The nurse will be on site to complete healthcare check-in on Friday evenings and occasionally be asked to be on call and available to return to camp as needed for medical issues until Sunday at 5pm. The nurse is available to teach and train on healthcare related topics to staff.

Camp Nurse (Summer Camp)

All Camps

Come be a part of a wonderful organization helping individuals with physical and mental disabilities while engaging in camp life. We are in need of nurses that can commit to anywhere from 2 weeks to the entire summer to meet the needs of our campers. Nurses are required to be on site and housing for the duration is provided. Nurse must be a graduate of an accredited nursing school and have a current RN license in Minnesota and CPR certification. Positive communication skills, detail orientated, organized and good customer service skills required.

New grads and experienced nurses encouraged to apply.

Counseling and Health Aid (Summer and Winter Camp)

All Camps

A counseling and health aid is required to have CPR/First Aid certification or equivalent. The health aid may be a first or second year nursing student, certified nursing assistant or college student/graduate student with personal care experience. The health aid will reside in their assigned cabins with campers and other counselors. The health aid will provide direct care to campers, including personal cares; monitor camper special diet needs; administer simple treatments and first aid; and assist healthcare staff in providing supportive care for chronic medical needs.

Health and Medications Aid (Summer and Winter Camp)

All Camps

A health and medication aid is required to have CPR/First Aid certification or equivalent. The medication aid may be a graduate nurse, nursing student, or other healthcare major with clinical experience. The medication aid will reside in the health center living area and rotate on-call status. The medication aid will provide health care to staff and campers, under the supervision of the camp nurse; administer medication and write camper profiles; and provide teaching and training of healthcare related topics to staff.

Sunday Check-in Staff (Summer Camp)

All Camps

RN or LPN to assist with camp check-in June through August; Sundays 1-6 p.m., 1-4 times per month. Times are approximate.

Registered Nurse, Health Care Lead (April through August)

May be based out of Camp Friendship, Annandale/Camp Courage, Maple Lake, or Camp Eden Wood, Eden Prairie

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversees health care for various camping programs at all scheduled camping locations
  2. Partners with the camping team to provide work direction to health care employees and volunteers
  3. Leads and manages health care training to ensure safe and effective programs, which meet compliance, licensing and ACA standards
  4. Manages health care resources and expenses, at all locations, in order to maintain proper supply levels within budget
  5. Partners with departmental leaders to address health care needs and ensure health care compliance for the organization
  6. Works directly with caregivers, and coaches health care staff on best practices for interacting with caregivers
  7. Schedules and manages health care staff for weekly camper intakes/outtakes at all scheduled camping locations
  8. Oversees basic medication administration
  9. Leads health care orientation program for camping staff
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Valid and current RN license required
  2. 2+ years nursing experience
  3. Ability to lead/mentor junior staff
  4. Strong, proven verbal and written communication skills required
  5. Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels of the organization
  6. Functional computer skills required, which includes experience working with Microsoft Office
  7. Experience working with children and adults with disabilities desired
  8. Must be able to pass organizational background checks
  9. Must be able to be on-call and work extended hours, holidays and evenings/weekends, as needed
  10. Must be able to travel to other camp/office locations as needed

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, along with salary requirements, to hrm@truefriends.org.

True Friends is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status.





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