Medical Reserve Corps is looking for volunteers!
- Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Online Registration
- For more information, contact our office at (208) 799-3100.
What is the North Central Idaho Medical Reserve Corps?
The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) coordinates the skills of practicing and retired physicians, nurses, other health professionals, and support personnel who are willing to volunteer during local or national emergencies. Learn more about the National Medical Reserve Corps.
Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Eligibility
Any person with an interest in helping their community can volunteer. Volunteers can be active or inactive/retired health care professionals or students in a health-related field. Non-health related volunteers are also needed to provide basic support services, such as record keeping, fundraising, communications, security, food services, and transportation.
Types of Volunteers Needed
- Mental Health Practitioners
- Physician assistants
- Nurse practitioners
- Dental hygienists
- Health Educators
- Environmental engineers
- Translators & interpreters
- Medical records experts
- Data entry staff
- Ham radio operators
- Computer specialists
- Non-Medical general
Upon completion of the volunteer orientation volunteers are entered in the "Volunteer Idaho" web site, and a photo taken for the MRC ID badge, The MRC badge is mailed to them at a later date. In addition, Medical Reserve Corps volunteers are strongly encouraged to complete the following online FEMA training courses.
Medical Reserve Volunteer Training
All volunteers are expected to attend a basic orientation in which the following topics are discussed:
- North Central Idaho MRC Unit #536
- An overview of the Strategic National Stockpile
- A basic orientation to the Incident Command System