The role of the volunteer is to provide health-related services and secure resources to meet the health needs of people affected by disaster. They provide emergency and preventive health services to disaster victims and to Red Cross Disaster Services staff and volunteers assigned to provide disaster relief services. These volunteers must have an active, Washington State medical license.
As a Health Services volunteer you may be asked to do any of the following:
- Provide informal client assessment and triage
- Replace medicines and other medical supplies
- Provide care within volunteers scope of practice
Volunteers interested in this role must have a current Washington State license or certification as a RN, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse, EMT, or Physician (MD/DO). Certified Nursing Asst. (CNA) can volunteer within WA State under the on-site supervision of an RN but they cannot be deployed outside of Washington State.
- Patient Care
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- A minimum of a six month commitment
- Volunteers must already possess an active, Washington State medical license.
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