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ID
12-509-1072
Name
Radiology Technician
Status
Published
Updated
1/4/2019 4:40:16 PM
Released
03/04/2008
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
Public and Private Services and Resources
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Radiology Technician performs diagnostic imaging exams and administers radiation therapy treatment
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Radiology Technician is an allied health professional who: 1. Produces films (radiographs) of parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems 2. Works under the direction of a licensed physician 3. Follows safety procedures employed with radiation hazards
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Successful completion of state-recognized course of instruction or completion of an accredited radiology technologist or radiology technician program
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: Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 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 1910.134: Respiratory Protection 7. Training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Two years of experience in a practice setting such as a hospital, health system, agency, or service commensurate with the mission assignment
Physical/Medical FitnessPPE is mission-specific and may vary by working environment, including protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposures, eye and hearing protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Performs duties under moderate circumstances characterized by working consecutive 12-hour days under physical and emotional stress for sustained periods of time 2. Is able to work while 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 immunization recommendations for emergency responders
CurrencyProvider must carry out and use any background checks as applicable law specifies. This may include a background check completed within past 12 months; sex-offender registry check; and a local, state, and a local, state, and national criminal history.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Functions in this position in a disaster incident response, operations based exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every five years 2. 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, the District of Columbia, or US territory-granted active status of legal authority to function as a Radiology Technician without restrictions
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
This position typically works 12 hours per shift, is self-sustainable for 72 hours, and is deployable for up to 14 days
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Emergency Care Task Force
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders
National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), National Incident Management System Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1, Physical Fitness Levels, October 2016
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Materials Awareness, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens, latest edition adopted