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Camp Medic

Camp Medic needed with certifications of EMT, WEMT, or RN.
International Falls, MN
$4000.00 / season
Start Date:

Ogichi is looking for 2 WEMTs, EMTs, or RNs to head up our infirmary this summer!

Ogichi is a team of enthusiastic, inspired, initiative-taking college-aged young women who are making a meaningful impact on young women in the outdoors. We’re excited to meet you!

The best fit:

  • The right candidate for this job is a collaborative self-starter who can handle the demands of a fast-paced environment
  • Someone who shares Ogichi’s core values and has a passion for outdoor experiences

The perks:

  • Co-lead 2 wilderness canoe trips over the course of the summer
  • Fresh, healthy meals prepared by our kitchen mamas each day (we can work with food allergies!)
  • Camp culture of kindness, fun, and hard work
  • Find a home away from home and a lifelong community

The details:

  • Female
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Drivers license
  • WEMT, EMT, RN, or equivalent certifications
  • At least 1 year of experience in a medical professional role
  • Contracted from June 2 through August 8
  • Salary based on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Caring for 85 campers with the support of summer and medical staff
  • Delivery daily medications
  • Assembling med kits for 12 wilderness trips
  • Providing medical care for sick and injured campers
  • Taking campers into town to be seen at clinic/ER as needed
  • Corresponding with parents and staff about the health status of campers
  • Maintaining infirmary upkeep (laundry, cleaning, etc.)

Where you’ll be living:

  • Infirmary building includes medic apartment, a waiting room featuring really comfortable couches, and camper “sick wing”
  • Camp medics will share a room in apartment style housing
  • Private WiFi connection used exclusively for camp medics
  • Laundry inside of medic apartment
  • Food, housing, and transportation included

“My best summers have been working at Ogichi. Where else can you get awesome backcountry medical experience, empower young women, and spend a whole summer outdoors in beautiful northern Minnesota all at once?!” Eileen, 2016 Camp Medic

How to apply

If interested, please email Ogichi Director, Kathy Dix, with resume and references.

Kathy Dix