How to Join SMAT
The MAHPC response team maintains various levels of involvement:
- Deployable Responder: Available to and interested in deploying outside of the local area for 24-72 hours, and up to 14 days in extreme situations. To qualify for this level:
- Local Responder: Not available or interested in deploying outside the local area, but interested in being a part of the “Home Team” for mission support, local events, warehouse/admin support, etc. To qualify for this level:
- Provider: Current Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician’s Assistant, or Pharmacist who is interested in deploying on case-by-case basis locally or across the state.
Joining is a very simple process. To begin, fill out a MAHPC SMAT/MRC Application Packet and email it to Dawn Felosa at email@example.com. Dawn serves as the MAHPC SMAT/MRC Volunteer Coordinator. Please review all of the below documents as you complete your application. Please note that MRC volunteer applicants are not required to complete the SMAT forms.
Then, go to NC TERMS to create an account. NC TERMS is the volunteer database used across the state to verify credentials and to roster teams for specific missions or deployments. NC TERMS is utilized to send out mass notifications of upcoming events and trainings, so it is important to maintain current contact information in the system.
After entering your information and credentials, You will be prompted to affiliate yourself with a team. (Despite the name change,) select the Mountain Area Trauma Regional Advisory Committee SMAT II (MATRAC) or Mountain Regional Medical Reserve Corps (MRMRC). Once your profile is 100% complete, we will receive notification to add you to the roster. You should then begin receiving messages and announcements.