When catastrophe hits, International Medical Corps is often one of the first humanitarian aid organizations on the scene—providing rapid and effective aid that saves lives, reduces suffering, and promotes self-reliance.International Medical Corps has established an International Emergency Roster with professionally qualified, gender balanced, geographically diverse , linguistically able and highly motivated corps of professionals to ensure that emergency positions are filled in a timely manner. The team includes coordinators, logisticians, doctors and water and sanitation experts. It also includes specialists who focus on protection, prevention of sexual violence and aid for rape survivors and mental health.
Selected Emergency Response Team (ERT) members are always on standby to deploy to a crisis within 72 hours, whether they are launching into new areas or lending support to International Medical Corps teams already on the ground. International Medical Corps maintains a roster of volunteers, staff and available specialists who have been interviewed and have completed pre-deployment paperwork, orientation and training. The roster is updated on regular basis as new responders are identified and members update their areas of expertise and other relevant information. Through this expression of interest, applicants are encouraged to submit their profiles so that their information is readily available in the International Medical Corps applicant tracking system.
The primary responsibility of the Nurse will be to provide limited professional nursing care to those who are injured or have become ill due to a disaster or major emergency. This nurse will be used in either a clinic or hospital setting based on skill set. The nurse reports to a Medical Team Lead or designated staff member.
**NOTE** Candidates applying to this position are indicating that they are interested in being considered for the International Medical Corps Disaster Response Standby roster. Roster members will only be contacted when there is an emergency response need for which the responder is qualified for. This position will not be compensated. *All domestic responses must possess a current license or registration as a nurse practitioner in a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States.
Provide hands-on nursing care to patients in disaster-affected areas including:
The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran