Mid-South Duty Officer

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Leadership

  • May determine if Red Cross action is required; may decide if Red Cross will respond via DAT.
  • Uses event triggers such as size, scope, and type of the event to direct the DAT response.
  • Works with on-scene DAT leadership to support the response and provide technical guidance.
  • Support and trains new Duty Officers.

Functional

  • Dispatch DAT members and monitor the response to ensure appropriate resources are made available.
  • Activate Disaster Health Services, Disaster Mental Health, and Disaster Spiritual Care, Public Affairs when requested.
  • Documents incoming disaster notification and creates & verifies events in RC View, when applicable.
  • Where appropriate, maintains access to and ability to use the Client Assistance System (CAS) to enter case data and load CACs.
  • May be required to monitor activity across multiple DAT responses.
  • Notify Chapter and Regional staff of significant events, and contribute to an Initial Incident Report, when appropriate.
  • Attends regularly scheduled team/DAT meetings as required by Chapter/Region.
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  1. Have you been exposed to someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19? See the CDC’s risk assessment guidance.

  2. Do you have symptoms consistent with COVID-19? Symptoms can include a cough or shortness of breath or at least two of the following: Fever, Chills, Repeated shaking with chills, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat, New loss of taste or smell. See the CDC’s symptom information.

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Location: 1399 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104