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ID
12-509-1065
Name
Phlebotomist
Status
Published
Version
1.7
Updated
6/1/2020 2:54:01 PM
Original Release
03/04/2008
Last Major Release
06/01/2020
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Phlebotomist collects blood and processes biological laboratory specimens
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Laboratory Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Phlebotomist: 1. Collects blood specimens by venipuncture or finger stick method for testing 2. Assists Medical Lab Technicians and Medical Lab Technologists in processing biological laboratory specimens
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1High school diploma or equivalent
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 4. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 5. Training in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Materials Awareness 6. Training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Two years of experience as a phlebotomist
Physical/Medical Fitness1. The NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions. 2. PPE is mission specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Moderate 2. Is able to work wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 3. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) immunization recommendations
CurrencyProvider must carry out and use any background checks as applicable law specifies. This may include a background check completed within the past 12 months; a sex-offender registry check; and a local, state, and national driving and criminal history.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Currently practices in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital, health system, or agency, or service commensurate with the mission assignment 2. Keeps immunizations up to date and commensurate with mission assignment 3. Background checks as applicable law permits or requires
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1State, District of Columbia, or U.S. tribal or territory-granted active status of legal authority to function as a phlebotomist without restrictions OR applicable phlebotomy certification from one of the following: 1. National Phlebotomy Association (NPA) 2. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 3. American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT)
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
1187
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Laboratory Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Medical Lab Technician
FEMA, NIMS 509: Medical Lab Technologist
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS), November 2017
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Materials Awareness, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens, latest edition adopted
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders