American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68124
Volunteer Opportunity:

Disaster Health Service Associate (Disaster Deployment Opportunity)

In this temporary assignment you will assist shelter residents with healthcare needs during this hurricane/wildfire season.

Provide hands on care for shelter clients to include but not limited to assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, incontinence care, assistance with functional needs.
Provide health education, health assessments and determination if a higher level of care is needed.
Assist clients to replace medications, durable medical equipment or consumable medical supplies.
Advocate for client needs with Disaster Health Services supervisor.
Support maternal and child needs as necessary.
Complete required virtual self-paced training for position (4 hours total)

Required Qualifications: A current, unencumbered license in at least one of the following professions: * Registered Nurse (RN) * Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) * Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) * Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)* Paramedic * Medical Doctor (MD) * Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) * Physician Assistant (PA) * Nurse Practitioner (NP) * Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).


Open to

Size of Group: 


Skills Needed

Medical Services


Next occurrence is
Sun, 10/25/2020  
Repeats every day from Sep 16th, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020.
Opportunity can occur at any time, day or night, within a selected date range.

Location Details

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