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ACTIVE WILDFIRE HELP- Red Cross Disaster Medical Volunteer

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American Red Cross

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What is a Disaster Health Services volunteer?
We are currently in need of volunteers with a MEDICAL LICENSE able to respond to sheltering needs due to the current hurricane/wildfire season during COVID-19 and following COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Complete required virtual self-paced training required for the position

Requirements: 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 multiple (shifts may be 8 or 12 hours long) (outside of Orange County - Riverside and San Bernardino counties have OPEN shelters needing volunteers)
  • Volunteers can live in OC but must be able to travel to San Bernardino and Riverside County (ACTIVE WILDFIRES)
  • Ability to read, write, and follow verbal and written instructions in English
Time Commitment:
  • Availability to sign up for shifts of your choice (shifts are 8 -12 hours long)
  • Willing to complete 4 hours of virtual self-paced training within 48 hours
  • Volunteers can live in OC but must be able to travel to San Bernardino and Riverside County (ACTIVE WILDFIRES)

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About American Red Cross

Location:

600 Parkcenter Dr, Santa Ana, CA 92705, US

Mission Statement

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Description

to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Community
Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

600 Park Center Dr.Santa Ana, CA 92705

(33.75021,-117.83655)
 

SKILLS

  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Nursing
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • EMT
  • Community Outreach
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • -Availability to sign up for shifts of your choice (shifts are 8 -12 hours long) -Volunteers can live in OC but must be able to travel to San Bernardino and Riverside County (ACTIVE WILDFIRES)
  • *Must complete 4 hours of virtual self-paced training within 48 hours

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