RN – Cadet Camp

Bayshore HealthCare

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Apply the policies, procedures and rules for provision of medical services to on-site Regular Force, Reserve Force, Cadet and civilian members;


Assess patients who report to the clinic;

Administer care and urgent care treatment to patients and/or provide information to help them resolve their own health issues;


Refer cases beyond their knowledge and expertise to the Charge/Head Nurse or higher medical authority for assessment;

Record relevant observation notes, recommendations and appropriate treatments in the patient’s medical file;


Provide OTC medication in accordance with their level of responsibility, qualification, and provincial registration or delegated authority, as per the local garrison/base surgeon;

Ensure follow-up with patients whose health issues require it and keep the Charge/Head Nurse or higher medical authority informed;


Contribute to the promotion of hygiene, safety and prevention of medical problems among camp members;

Participate in the performance of tasks required for the proper functioning of the clinic in the interest of providing members with the best service possible;


Assist physician during clinic hours, a physician can be a medical doctor, Physician Assistant or a Nurse Practitioner;

Along with each cadet, reviewing and filling out Cadet Intake Form, collecting cadet’s drugs and placing them in a bag bearing the cadet’s identification;


Handing out cadets’ drugs to the responsible officer explaining to him/her the purpose of the drugs, the respective dosage, side effects and how to fill the Medication Record sheet;

Promoting cadets’ hygiene, prevention of disease, and safety;


Provide medical oversight and review of cadet medical intake forms during the camp intakes; this will include the review of medical documents provided by the family, the review of cadet medication and collection of prescribed medications. These medications will be collected, logged and provided to the camp authority with appropriate administration instructions;

The head/charge nurse is responsible to complete all of the above tasks as well as:


The head/charge nurse is responsible to assess patients and determine appropriate levels of care as per clinic sops.

This may include contacting the medical director, transferring patients to local civilian facilities or recommending that the patient be returned to their home; and

Respond to queries from local health professionals, DND/CAF health professionals, cadet regional medical liaison officer and cadet camp leadership. Responses will be in accordance with the privacy act and the patients’ best interest.



As required, provide supervision and mentorship to student nurses on official rotation from an accredited learning program.

Other associated tasks relevant to this occupational group.


The administrative functions of cadet registered nurse and charge/head nurse are as follows:

Answer phone calls, and emails relevant to clinic operation and patient well-being;


Conduct follow up phone calls and emails to other health care practitioners, parents or appropriate cadet/medical authority on patient well-being;

Faxing, photocopying and completing of various clinical, cadet and DND/CAF medical and administrative forms;


complete clinic stock taking, clinic medical and supply order requests and replenish clinic supplies and work areas accordingly;

Provision of medication management and audits for the various cadet camp companies;


When working as the charge/head nurse, responsible for the overall function of the clinic to ensure patient care;

When working as the charge/head nurse, responsible for the clinic daily/weekly/monthly reports, statistics and other reports as assigned;


When working as the charge/head nurse responsible to the regional cadet medical liaison officer for clinical matters; and

When working as the charge/head nurse responsible to the appropriate base surgeon in regards to medical matters in reference to Scope of Practice and Level of care.


Adhere to Bayshore Policies and Procedures

Participate in quality activities and continuous improvement initiatives in keeping with the company’s Quality Management System


Participates in proactive Health & Safety activities while performing all duties.

Is responsible to notify immediate Supervisor of any Health & Safety risks or concerns. Responsible for completing Accident Reports for all direct reports who injure themselves on the job, within 24 hours of the incident

Maintains confidentiality of client and corporate information and discusses same only with appropriate Bayshore personnel


Job Qualification

All Cadet Camp Registered Nurses must, as a minimum, have:


A Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing from a recognized Canadian university or Diploma from a Canadian College or CEGEP;

A Registered Nurse licence from the provincial or territorial professional college or association in the province of practice;


A current Certificate of Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider or Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED) Level C or HCP;

Must successfully complete the Reliability Status Check (RS) ; and


Must successful complete the Police Records Check (PRC)/Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) process.

These documents are mandatory and necessary as you will be working with youth.

Other Skills and Abilities:


Current N95 mask fit certificate (every two (2) years)

Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) Certification (every two (2) years);%15257189% %%protective%%

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