DCS: Disaster Health Services Team Member-SE MI

DCS: Disaster Health Services Team Member-SE MI

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. Disaster Health Services Responders provide disaster health care by meeting the disaster related health needs of clients and providing support to other volunteers.

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Locations

Southeast Michigan Chapter

Key Responsibilities

  1. Participation in chapter preparedness activities
  2. Support to the DAT response, shelter operations, emergency aid stations, outreach activities, and casework and recovery planning during a disaster relief operation.

Training

Required:

  • Disaster Cycle Services: An Overview
  • RC Care: Individual Disaster Care Curriculum
    • Client Care Program Overview
    • Client Care Program: Disaster Client Intake
    • Client Care Program: Providing Referrals
    • Client Care Program: Conducting Follow-up
    • Client Care Program: Document Review for Intake Workers
    • Providing and Documenting Individual Disaster Care Services with RC Care
    • Shelter Resident Transition with RC Care
  • Concept of Operations Basics
  • Deployment Fundamentals
  • Psychological First Aid: Helping Others in Times of Stress
  • Everyone is Welcome
  • Mission Cards - Cardholder Overview
  • Disaster Health Services Fundamentals 1
  • Disaster Health Services Fundamentals 2
  • Disaster Health Services Simulation
  • Red Cross Basic Life Support or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer - American Heart Association

Recommended:

  • Collaborating Essentials
  • Shelter Resident Transition for Those Working in a Shelter
  • Care Assistant Fundamentals
  • Basic Instructor Fundamentals
  • Staff Wellness Fundamentals
  • Mass Care: An Overview
  • Reunification Fundamentals
  • Shelter Fundamentals v2
  • Supervising the Disaster Workforce
  • Integrated Care Condolence Team Fundamentals
  • Mass Casualty Incident Response Basics
  • Disaster Action Team Fundamentals
  • Detailed Damage Assessment for Disaster Action Team Response Operations

Development Opportunities

Disaster Health Services Chapter Coordinator

Qualifications

Required:

  • Fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and submission of vaccine status and supporting documentation in Volunteer Connection if participating in in-person activities and/or performing work in a Red Cross facility.
  • This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department.
  • Active and unencumbered licensure as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Nurse, Medical Doctor, Doctor of Osteopathy, Physician Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic , Retired RN/LPN/LVN if the state in which the license is granted allows for full scope of practice for the volunteer.
  • Must meet training requirement for Disaster Health Services Service Associate
  • RC Care access

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