Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) members are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner when involved in or associated with MRC activities. Members must practice good hygiene, avoid offensive language, and respect both the public they serve and the partners with whom they work. Inappropriate behavior, such as harassment and/or discrimination, is strictly prohibited.
Members must obey all laws, practice within the guidelines of the protocols established by the MRC leaders, and follow directions given by the authorities at an event (i.e. Incident Commander, Public Safety, Fire Department, EMS, Health Care, and Public Health Officials).
When communicating on public radios and or with public safety or health care entities, members are to adhere to accepted practices consistent with their training.
Members are not to accept or seek any financial advantage or gain of other than nominal value offered as a result of the volunteer or staff member's affiliation with the MRC.
Members are not to publicly utilize any MRC affiliation in connection with the promotion of partisan politics, religious matter, or positions on any issue not in conformity with the official position of the MRC. Nor shall any member knowingly take any action or make any statement intended to influence the conduct of the MRC in such a way as to confer any financial benefit on any person, corporation, or entity in which the individual has significant interest or affiliation.
In any training program, exercise or actual event, safety is the most important consideration. Members are required to perform their duties in a safe and prudent manner and never intentionally place themselves or others in a dangerous situation.
Wayne County MRC members are NOT AUTHORIZED TO SELF-DEPLOY. When and if deployment is necessary, members will be contacted by a WCMRC leader or other authorized individual.
MRC members are expected to comply with the policies, procedures, code of conduct and standards of the Wayne County MRC as explained in the new member orientation and MRC Handbook. They are also no to operate or act in any manner that is contrary to the best interest of the MRC.