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Health Care Professionals Needed for Red Cross Disaster Shelters

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American Red Cross - Central Appalachia Region

We’re preparing for another extremely busy disaster season, and it’s critical to have a trained, ready volunteer workforce to make sure we can provide relief at a moment’s notice. This year’s wildfire season is already very active and dangerous because of the severe drought and dry woodlands across the west. And experts are predicting we could see 10 or more hurricanes with winds anywhere from 74 to 111 miles per hour.

Licensed healthcare professionals needed! With predictions for a very active hurricane and wildfire season, disaster victims need your expert care and comfort. Training is free and CE credit is available.

For those able to travel outside of their local area, we request a commitment of at least 10 consecutive days, with shifts of 8 or 12 hours each (we'll provide travel accommodations).

Licenses required: RN, LPN, LVN, EMT, Paramedic, MD, DO, PA, NP, APRN. It’s the hardest job you will ever love!

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About American Red Cross - Central Appalachia Region

Location:

113 Lakeview Drive, Charleston, WV 25313, 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 Central Appalachia Region includes all of West Virginia, plus counties in Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland and Virginia. We serve our communities every day by responding to local disasters, encouraging life-saving blood donations, preparing our communities for emergencies and providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member. 90% of our workforce are volunteers and it is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Community
Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

108 W Stephen StMartinsburg, WV 25401

(39.45417,-77.9654)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • EMT
  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 day deployment

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