American Red Cross of Omaha Council Bluffs Metro

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Year Founded:
1881
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Jill Orton
Main Address:
2912 S 80th Ave.
Omaha, NE 68124
Volunteer Opportunity:

Disaster Health Service Supervisor (Disaster Deployment Opportunity)

Disaster Health Services Supervisor is a temporary position assigned to work in person disaster events this hurricane/wildfire season to lead a team of Disaster Health Services responders that provide health services care to shelter clients. This role will act as the liaison from the Disaster Health Services team to the shelter manager as well as be an advocacy for client needs.

Responsibilities
Lead team of licensed healthcare professionals
Act as liaison for DHS team with shelter manager
Assist DHS service associates with documentation and data gathering (including C-MIST interview).
Communicate access and functional needs of clients to shelter manager
Provide hands on care as necessary, including assistance with activities of daily living, wound care, incontinence care, health assessments, health education, and determination that a higher level of care is needed for client
Observation and health screening for COVID-19 like illness for all shelter clients daily
Lead the management of an isolation care area.
Complete required virtual self-paced training for position (8 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).
Experience as a charge nurse, EMS team lead or physician

General

Open to
Individual

Skills Needed

Medical Services

When

Next occurrence is
Wed, 10/21/2020  
Repeats every day from Sep 16th, 2020 to Dec 31st, 2020.
Anytime
Opportunity can occur at any time, day or night, within a selected date range.

Location Details

Work from Anywhere