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Healthcare Professionals for Hamilton Co. Disaster and Home Fire Survivors

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross - Tennessee Region

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Disaster season is HERE!

Provide assistance to meet disaster-caused emergency health needs such as loss of medications, medical equipment, treatment, and health recovery information to victims of hurricanes, tornadoes, and house fires.

What does a Disaster Health Services team do?
* Disaster Health Services teams address the unmet disaster-related
health needs of impacted individuals, families and communities

  • Provides hands on care within RN-led model
  • Provides health assessments and guidance to clients
  • Provides assistance with replacement of medication, durable medical equipment, glasses, dentures and other medical supplies (items lost in disaster)
  • Supports individuals with disabilities and functional and access needs
  • Supplements the community healthcare delivery system if needed

You can support local families virtually from the comfort of your home or serve a 2 week deployment at large sale disaster operations.

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About American Red Cross - Tennessee Region

Location:

2201 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, 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メ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. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Disaster Relief, Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Chattanooga, TN 37406

(35.06759,-85.2619)
 

SKILLS

  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant
  • Children Medical Services
  • EMT
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Travel to a disaster in need of medical professionals for a minimum of 10 days (preferred 14 days) working 8- or 12-hour shifts.
  • A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions: o RN o LPN o LVN o EMT o Paramedic o MD o DO o PA o NP o APRN

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