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ALERT!!! DISASTER RELIEF :Disaster Health Services Associate Volunteer Needed! Save a Life!

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American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter

  • 7 people are interested
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The Disaster Health Services Associate provides healthcare and first-aid for clients, and in some cases, staff. Additionally, this role assesses for and responds to public health issues in Red Cross service delivery sites.

Responsibilities:
*Assess and triage the health needs of the shelter population - at the time of registration and on an on-going basis.
*Evaluate and treat client's illnesses and/or injuries per past history utilizing the ARC Health
*Services Protocols as a guideline.
*Immediately refer critical illness or injury to a higher level of care - i.e. Emergency Medical System (EMS).
*Document appropriately in accordance with HIPAA guidelines to ensure client confidentiality.
*Monitor shelter clients and staff for disease outbreaks and report to public health through Health Services Supervisor.
*Consider if current housing or shelter is appropriate for client's required level of care.
*Make appropriate community referrals.
*Refer individuals with mental or emotional health issues to Disaster Mental Health workers.
*Ensure ongoing sanitary conditions of restrooms, food service, and healthcare areas. Ensure the security of all medical supplies and equipment.
*Inform the facility manager of any safety hazards or sanitation problems.
*Arrange for replacement of emergency medication for disaster-related health needs of shelter residents in accordance with ARC regulations & policies.

Time Commitment: Flexible. Works with the Disaster Action Team (DAT) participating in an on-call system.

Qualifications:
*Attendance in volunteer orientation and completion of all required forms (volunteer and DSHR* applications) and clear background check. * DSHR- It is a requirement for all
*Disaster and Client Services volunteers to register in the ARC Disaster Services Human Resource system to track all trained disaster services volunteers.
*Must be a Healthcare Professional with an unencumbered license or certification from an issuing authority in one of the following disciplines:
-Physician (MD / DO)
-Registered Nurse (RN)
-Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
-Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT-B)
-Paramedics (EMT-P)
-Physician Assistants (PA)
-Allied Health Workers (Case by Case Basis)
*Must be certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Basic First Aid by either the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Note: Red Cross CPR and First Aid classes are free for volunteers

Training: We provide all the training!

"WE ARE LOOKING FOR LOCAL HEROES TO POSITIVELY IMPACT YOUR COMMUNITY"

Sign-up to volunteer today! Please email questions to Juana Zapata, the Sr. Volunteer Recruiter Specialist, at Juana.Zapata@redcross.org or (951) 205-6689.

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About American Red Cross - San Bernardino County Chapter

Location:

10600 N Trademark, Suite 406, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. People like you, serving as Blood Services Ambassadors helping to improve a blood donor's experience or serving as a Blood Driver, transporting lifesaving blood and blood product make a difference every day. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10600 N. Trademark Parkway, Suite 406Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

(34.08113,-117.57308)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • EMT
  • Disaster Response
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment: - Varies, flexible - a minimum of one 12 hour on-call shift per week. - 1-year commitment
  • On the job training! Do you want to IMPACT LIVES! TURN COMPASSION INTO ACTION!

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