MRCKC Executive Committee Medical Services Officer
Position Summary: The MRCKC Medical Services Officer is the primary contact for non-nursing medically licensed volunteers. The MRCKC Medical Services Officer attends MRCKC Executive Committee and Full-Corps meetings and is expected to assist the Executive Committee by providing insight into methods by which the MRCKC can best utilize medical volunteers through exercise participation, training facilitation and collaborative planning efforts.
Elected By: MRCKC Full-Corps
Length of Term: 2 years
Time Commitment: 100% of Chaired Meetings, 80% of Executive Committee Meetings, 60% of Full Corps Meetings,
2 Events open to all trained MRCKC Volunteers
Reports To: The Executive Committee
- Works with Medical Groups, including Medical Schools, within Kansas and Missouri to help recruit new volunteers in the Kansas City region
- Works with the Community Resilience Work Group to define projects/activities that fall within the mission and goals of the MRCKC
- Works with the Nursing Services Officer, Community Resilience Work Group members and community partners (i. e. , Public Health, Emergency Management, American Red Cross, etc.) to develop position descriptions for non-emergency and emergency situations
- Based on the projects and activities defined in the Community Resilience Work Group, determine, with Work Group member input, the training necessary to successfully complete the needs of the projects/activities
- Works with the Training Work Group to determine how training will be provided (i. e. , by MRCKC instructors, by external training sources, etc.)
- Participates in at least two MRCKC Events per calendar year. Events must be open to all trained MRCKC Volunteers and cannot be an MRCKC Executive Committee or Workgroup meeting. Examples include but are not limited to: Community outreach events, training, workshops, and regional exercises.
- Responds to requests for information via telecommunications within 48-hours of receipt for non-urgent messages and within 24-hours of receipt for urgent messages
- Completion of all training required of MRCKC Volunteers
- A commitment to the value and mission of the MRCKC
- Knowledge, experience and appreciation for the work of volunteers
- Comprehensive understanding of how the MRCKC integrates into the KC Metro Region
- Comprehensive understanding of Regional Homeland Security Coordination Committee structure, policies and methods of operation
- Positive working relationship with KC Metro stakeholders and ability to demonstrate diplomacy when working with local, state and federal planning and response partners
- Ability to pass a Red Cross background check
For more information about the Medical Reserve Corps of Greater Kansas City, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-701-8242.