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ID
12-509-1326
Name
Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Supply Specialist (NQS)
Status
Published
Updated
11/7/2019 4:08:22 PM
Released
11/20/2017
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Fatality Management Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Not Specified
Overall Function
The Fatality Management (FM) Disaster Portable Morgue Unit (DPMU) Supply Specialist manages equipment and supplies for the incident.
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The FM DPMU Supply Specialist reports directly to the FM DPMU Leader and: 1. Orders, services, and inventories equipment and supplies for the incident 2. Manages the storing, disbursing, and servicing of all equipment and supplies
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-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Successful completion of the National Qualification System (NQS) Position Task Book (PTB) for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Supply Specialist, or equivalent Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) documentation 2. Experience in logistics and ordering, preferably in the forensic/laboratory field
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the NQS defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NQS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Arduous 2. Performs duties with exposure to whole and fragmented human remains in various stages of decomposition 3. Performs duties with sights and smells associated with death, including encountering child victims, grieving survivors, and family members of missing victims 4. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommended adult immunization schedule for the United States of America
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every two years
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Requestor specifies any additional qualifications necessary based on incident complexity and needs
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Leader
FEMA, National Qualification System (NQS) Position Task Book for Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Supply Specialist, latest edition adopted
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the NQS, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders, October 2017