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Nurses for Summer Camps

From: Sally Starrfield
Phone: 9196816980

Duke University TIP offers academic summer programs throughout the country and needs camp nurses (RNs or LPNs). Often these are people who are free during the summer because they are school nurses. Can you send me an email address to that I may send our job postings? Best regards, Sally Starrfield Assistant Director for Academic Affairs Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) 300 Fuller St. | Durham, NC 27701 Direct: (919) | Duke TIP is actively recruiting difference makers and world changers for summer 2018 and beyond. We’re seeking academic, residential, and administrative staff to inspire and challenge amazing students. Learn more at

Job Opportunity for Summer

​From: Jack Carey

I am looking to share a job opportunity for nurses located at Camp Tiak in Wiggins, MS. Live Oak Wilderness Camp is a summer sleep-away camp for outstanding kids from all across New Orleans. Check out the website for more info about us (   Live Oak is hiring for a camp nurse position for summer 2018. Here are some details and a job description. ·  What: Paid nursing position for our 10-day sessions of summer camp in Wiggins, MS. Work with a diverse, fun team. ·  Why: To ensure the safety of our campers and staff members, the camp hires a camp nurse for each session.  ·  When: They have vacancies at 2 camp sessions (July 8-July 18July 20-30).  ·  What else: The nurse quarters are air conditioned and comfortable. All meals and lodging are provided by Live Oak.  Let me know if you have any questions and I look forward to speaking with you.


The “Improving Early Identification and Access to Comprehensive Care for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs in Northwest Louisiana” workshop is September 14, 2017.  This program is sponsored through the Bureau of Family Health’s – Children’s Special Health Services program and provides an important learning opportunity for nurses and social workers that serve children and youth with special health care needs in Region 7. 


To register for the Bossier City workshop click the ATTEND EVENT link below.

 We hope to see you there!


Patti Barovechio DNP MN CCM CE-PCMH

CSHS Statewide Care Coordinator Supervisor | Bureau of Family Health

Louisiana Department of Health | Phone: 504-568-5055

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