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Nurse, Testing and Vaccination, Health in Emergencies
|Empl./Engagement Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Empl./Engagement Duration:||6 months|
|Closing Date:||post until filled|
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Do you want to make a difference with us?
The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) is seeking nurses and physicians, to join its emergency response operations in various locations across Canada. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the CRC has been called upon to support a broad range of activities in support of Federal, Provincial and Municipal partners. These include support to isolation centres, dedicated support to Indigenous populations, staffing in long-term care homes, health surge resources including field hospital capacities and expertise to support Epidemic Prevention Control (EPC) efforts in a variety of facilities.
Reporting to the Site Manager and under the technical leadership of the Global Health Unit, these clinical specialists will deploy to different clinical settings in their province and/or across Canada. These settings include working with the COVID-19 Testing Assistance Response Team (CTART), vaccination, hospital / clinical surge, support to quarantine/isolation sites, contact tracing, and epidemic control support to local health authorities. The role will include providing direct clinical care to patients. During periods of non-active response, these clinical specialists will engage in relevant learning and planning work such as development of Standard Operating Procedures, training, and quality assurance tools.
You will enjoy:
Culture: an organization that is guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality
Opportunity: to work with the best and brightest in the non-profit field in an environment that promotes continuous learning, creativity and collaboration
Meaningful Work: you will be working on the front line to support the most vulnerable population during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
In this role you will:
We’re looking for:
For Field based positions, difficult and demanding both physically and psychologically working conditions are expected including the following:
The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. Please notify us as soon as possible of any adaptive measures you might require at any stage of the recruitment process.
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