CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS - SAMOA MEASLES OUTBREAK

At the request of the World Health Organization, NYCMedics is mobilizing a response to the measles outbreak in Samoa. We have been asked to provide support in two facilities, TTM Hospital in Apia and  MT II Hospital on Savai’i Island.  We will provide ED surge support and follow up on a specific request for OB/GYN support in Savai’i.  The full mission will be approximately one month from 14 December through 15 January – there will be two team rotations (dates below) to cover this time period. 

ROTATION 1: 12/14 – 12/30
ROTATION 2:  12/27 – 1/15
 

We are recruiting for the following positions: 

  • MD board certified Emergency Medicine
  • MD with fellowship training in Pediatric Emergency Medicine 
  • MD board certified in OB/GYN
  • Emergency Medicine NP or RN with formal training in emergency nurse peds course preferred
  • PICU NP or RN
  • NP/RN – obstetrics nursing cert preferred
 Clinicians should have five years experience and hold current credentials.  If you are interested in deploying, please submit a volunteer application through our website or contact Steve Stevensvolunteer coordinator,  with questions.  
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