Chambersburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 88272

Disaster Response Technician - PRN

Kelly Bush
Talent Acquisition Consultant

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Team Leader-Emergency Management, provides support to the response and recovery efforts of the Hospital Emergency Management Department and Disaster Response Team (DRT) which includes mitigation and training support to the Director, Manager, Team Leader and Coordinators of Emergency Management and the emergency management program. Responds during an emergency situation as required; serves as an active member of the department’s DRT and supports the DRT for any local disaster or relief operation. Supports the functions of the DRT in a state of positive preparedness, readiness and response capabilities through didactic and practical training exercises as well as team meetings, details and drills and exercises.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Responds to decontamination alerts (hospital, mutual aid, community or regional responses) and disaster alerts (surge capacity, triage, and evacuation).
  2. Assists with stores and maintenance of decon room, truck and trailer which includes contents of each.
  3. Attends monthly DRT meetings, DRT training; Participates in drills and exercises as scheduled.
  4. Assists with disaster preparedness and response initiatives as scheduled.
 

Qualifications

  • High School or G.E.D.
  • 12 months experience required 
  • Experience in Emergency management, emergency or disaster response, emergency medical response, decontamination response, use of PPE (APR-SCBA), firefighting & HazMat Preferred
  • Emergency Medical Technician certification in PA or Certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in PA Preferred
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.

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