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Are You Licensed in the Medical Field with Supervisory Experience?

American Red Cross - Missouri & Arkansas Region


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Published 3 months ago

Recurring
August 6, 2020
12:00pm CDT
November 2, 2020
11:59pm CST
Weekdays
A few hours per week

Description

Experts predict above-normal hurricane season; season runs June-November.

Expectations 13-19 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes, and 3-6 major hurricanes.

Disaster Health Services Supervisor is a temporary position assigned to work at a Red Cross shelter.

Are You a Licensed Healthcare Professional? Do You Have Supervisory Experience?


For licensed healthcare professionals only

  • · Work in person in alignment with your licensure at a Red Cross shelter before, during, and/or after a disaster
  • · Provide hands-on healthcare to shelter residents including assistance with daily living, wound care, incontinence care, functional needs, etc.
  • · Offer health education and help replace medications, durable equipment, and consumable supplies
  • · Supervisors (with related prior experience) lead assigned team, acting as liaison to Shelter Manager

Requirements:

  • · Unencumbered license in medical field
  • · Willingness to work in a COVID environment
  • · Strong relationship building and communications skills
  • · Completion of volunteer application (including background checks) and self-paced online training
  • Expectations:
  • · Immediate availability to leave within 24 hours
  • · 14-day deployment
  • · Red Cross covers flights and expense of one checked bag; must be able to carry everything you pack!
  • · Provided Mission Card (personal charge card) to cover approved expenses
  • · Deployment arrival: “in process” with Staff Services
  • · Shelters operate 24/7, consecutive days, multiple shifts, occasional “day off”
  • · Lodging: No roommates (practicing social distancing) but expect to change rooms often and/or stay at shelter
  • · Focus on client; be kind, flexible, and proactive; offer and ask for help; take care of yourself and each other
  • · ALWAYS represent Red Cross professionally

How to get started

Description

Experts predict above-normal hurricane season; season runs June-November.

Expectations 13-19 named storms, 6-10 hurricanes, and 3-6 major hurricanes.

Disaster Health Services Supervisor is a temporary position assigned…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location

Location

Location Varies on Deployment

Jonesboro, AR

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