Disaster Health Services Worker - State-wide Opportunity

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: American Red Cross

State: GA

Contact: GARecruit@redcross.org
Volunteer Services, 4045753749
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HEALTH SERVICES SUPPORT NEEDED

If you are an RN, LPN, LVN, APRN, NP, EMT, paramedic, MD/DO or PA with an active, current, and unencumbered license, the Red Cross needs your support. Volunteers are needed in shelters to help assess peopleメs health. Daily observation and health screening for COVID-19 like illness among shelter residents may also be required.

RNs supervise all clinical tasks. Roles are also available for Certified Nursing Assistants, Certified Home Health Aides, student nurses and medical students. We need volunteers who can provide care as delegated by a licensed nurse in shelters. This could include assisting with activities of daily living, personal assistance services, providing health education, and helping to replace medications, durable medical equipment or consumable medical supplies.

Required Qualifications:

- A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions:

Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic, Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathy (DO), Physician Assistant (PA), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).

- Minimum 18 years of age.
- Willing and able to volunteer in person in a COVID -19 disaster shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event.
- Availability to sign up for shifts on consecutive days (shifts may be 4, 8 or 12 hours long).
- Willing to complete 4 hours of virtual self-paced training required for position.

If you are interested in helping our community should a disaster occur, please go to redcross.org/volunteertoday or contact our area offices at (404) 575-3749 or email GARecruit@redcross.org.

Skill Desired: Medical/Health, Education/Training

Matching Interests: Indoors, Health & Wellness, Emergency & Safety, Community, Disaster Relief

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