First Aid/CPR Volunteers for the Bike MS Cactus & Crude: Medical Support Team

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ORGANIZATION: National MS Society

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*This volunteer position includes First Responders and First Aid volunteers. We do not ride bikes during the event!

The medical support team is made up of volunteers who provide medical assistance along the Bike MS route on event weekend. The medical support team will staff first aid stations at rest stops every 10-15 miles along the route. Additionally, medical support team members will staff First Responder vehicles along the route to assist with on route incidents. The level of care will usually be BLS, but can include BTLS and ALS. Medical support volunteers must have a minimum of ECA, EMT, AEMT, PARAMEDIC, LVN, RN, NP, PA, MD, OR DO; BTLS, ACLS and any other specialty certifications are welcomed. Affiliation with a fire department, EMS service or hospital is not required but some pre-hospital experience is preferred. Medical support volunteers will have BLS as well as BSI items available. Communication is via public safety radio system and cell phone to the event’s Command Center.

For more information, you can email us at volunteer.westtx@nmss.org

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About National MS Society

Location:

1050 N. Post Oak Rd., Suite 240, Houston, TX 77055, US

Mission Statement

Vision The National MS Society's vision is: A World Free of MS. Mission The Society's mission is: We mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS.

Description

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society funds more MS research, offers more services to people with MS, provides more professional education programs and advances more MS advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world. Through its home office and fifty-state network, the National MS Society provides assistance to over a million people annually in its continuing mission to mobilize people and resources to drive research for a cure and to address the challenges of everyone affected by MS..

The South Central Region, headquartered in Houston, TX is made up of five states: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico.

Seeking out and engaging volunteers to join the movement is at the very core of our organization.

We engage volunteers at every level. Join an event committee, volunteer at a walk or bike event, advocate at the capitol, volunteer at our office, no matter how you choose to contribute, you are doing something about MS now!

The Society is looking for passionate volunteers with expertise in areas such as: marketing communications, public relations, corporate and donor development, medical, legal, administrative and organizational expertise.

We are always looking for volunteers who want to share their time and talent to help stop MS!

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Sat Jul 20, 2024 - Sun Jul 21, 2024
07:00 AM - 02:00 PM

WHERE

Multiple locations Lamesa, TX 79331

(32.7376,-101.95099)
 

SKILLS

  • First Aid / CPR
  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • EMT
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Varies based off of location
  • Will need to provide us with a copy of any relevant licenses/certifications

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