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American Red Cross: Disaster Health Associate - Licensed Medical Professional

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross

American Red Cross

Disaster Health Services volunteers provide medical care and consultations for people staying at a Red Cross shelter who may have endured hardship and injury during an evacuation. The position requires a current, unencumbered medial license. It is a part-time position assigned to work in-person before, during and/or after a disaster event such as a wildfire or earthquake. Vaccinated high recommended; or wear appropriate mask at all times

As a Disaster Heath Services volunteer, you will:

  • Provide hands-on care for people staying in a Red Cross shelter, including assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, and assistance with functional needs. and healthcare to shelter residents as needed.
  • Help evacuees replace medications, medical equipment and supplies
  • Observe and screen for COVID-19 and other illness.

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About American Red Cross

Location:

1450 S Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90021, 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 its 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. Join a team of 4000+ regular volunteers in the Los Angeles Region to deliver services to local communities daily, weekly or monthly.

CAUSE AREAS

Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Health & Medicine
Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety, Health & Medicine

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Los Angeles, CA 90021

(34.03093,-118.23804)
 

SKILLS

  • Disaster Response
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions: RN, LPN, LVN, NP, APRN, EMT, MD, DO, PA

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