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Disaster Health Services Associate-Gettysburg, PA

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AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

  • 1 person is interested

Disaster Health Services Service Associate 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 provide assistance and healthcare to shelter residents as needed.

  • Provide hands on care for shelter clients to include but not limited to assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, incontinence care, assistance with functional needs.
  • Provide health education, health assessments and determination if a higher level of care is needed.
  • Assist clients to replace medications, durable medical equipment or consumable medical supplies.
  • Advocate for client needs with Disaster Health Services supervisor.
  • Support maternal and child needs as necessary.

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About AMERICAN NATIONAL RED CROSS

Location:

724 S. George Street, York, PA 17401, 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

The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so that...

...all people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
...our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;

...everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;

...all members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and

...in an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.

Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1 Lincoln SquareGettysburgGettysburg, PA 17325

(39.83138,-77.23086)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Local: Multiple 4-, 6- or 12-hour shifts Nation-wide: Minimum of 14 days working 8- or 12-hour shifts
  • Required Qualifications: • A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions: o Registered Nurse (RN) o Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) o Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) o Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)* o Paramedi

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