Are You Licensed in the Medical Field with Supervisory Experience?

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross - Greater Arkansas

State: AR

Contact: Stephanie.Vardaman@redcross.org
Stephanie Vardaman, 5015297946
More Information: Click here

Description - Experts predict above-normal hurricane season; season runs June-November.

Expectations 13-19 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes, and 3-6 major hurricanes.

Disaster Health Services Associates is a temporary position assigned to work in person before, during and/or after a disaster event this hurricane/wildfire season. Volunteers in this role aid and provide healthcare to shelter residents as needed.

Are You a Licensed Healthcare Professional?

For licensed healthcare professionals only

- Work in person in alignment with your licensure at a Red Cross shelter before, during, and/or after a disaster.

- Provide hands-on healthcare to shelter residents including assistance with daily living, wound care, incontinence care, functional needs, etc.

- Offer health education and help replace medications, durable equipment, and consumable supplies.

Requirements:

- Unencumbered license in medical field.

- Willingness to work in a COVID environment.

- Strong relationship building and communications skills.

- Completion of volunteer application (including background checks) and self-paced online training.

Expectations:

- Immediate availability to leave within 24 hours.

- 14-day deployment.

- Red Cross covers flights and expense of one checked bag; must be able to carry everything you pack!

- Provided Mission Card (personal charge card) to cover approved expenses.

- Deployment arrival: モin processヤ with Staff Services.

- Lodging: No roommates (practicing social distancing) but expect to change rooms often and/or stay at shelter.

- Focus on client; be kind, flexible, and proactive; offer and ask for help; take care of yourself and each other.

- ALWAYS represent Red Cross professionally.

How to get started:
- Complete the online application at www.redcross.org/volunteertoday. Questions??

Email: RecruitMOAR@redcross.org
- Click this link to register to learn more: https://bit.ly/HurricaneDeploy

Skill Desired: Medical/Health

Matching Interests: Relevant Experience Required, Requires Physical Ability (for example, lift 50 lbs.), Geared for 50+ volunteers, Emergency & Safety, Disaster Relief

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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