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ID
12-509-1391
Name
Fatality Management Dental/Medical Records Acquisition Specialist
Status
Published
Updated
1/16/2020 3:07:25 PM
Released
06/19/2018
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Fatality Management Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Fatality Management (FM) Dental/Medical Records Acquisition Specialist coordinates with interview and data entry functions to receive notice of missing persons’ potential dental and medical care providers
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Fatality Management Victim Information Center Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The FM Dental/Medical Records Acquisition Specialist: 1. Reports to the FM Victim Information Center (VIC) Data/Records Coordinator and is part of the FM VIC Team 2. Coordinates with interview and data entry functions to receive notice of missing persons’ potential dental and medical care providers 3. Calls missing persons’ dental and medical care providers to obtain copies of antemortem records—such as dental x-rays and charts, medical records, and body x-rays—for Morgue Identification Center (MIC) Team use 4. Formally requests documents and identifies needs for subpoenas of medical records 5. Helps transfer collected dental and medical records to FM Records Management Specialist for MIC Team use 6. Maintains strict confidentiality and adheres to applicable privacy requirements
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Associate’s degree in health information management, medical records, or similar field
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. Psychological First Aid (PFA) Training (minimum 4 hours)
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Intermediate computer skills, including e-mail, internet, word processing, and spreadsheet proficiency 2. Familiarity and experience with information security and chain of custody 3. Familiarity with the responsibilities of securing public health information Experience: Two years of investigative or administrative experience in a Medical Examiner/Coroner (ME/C) system
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Moderate 2. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) immunization recommendations
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 five years
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
1107
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Fatality Management Victim Information Center Team
FEMA, NIMS 508: Morgue Identification Center Team
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Victim Information Center Data/Records Coordinator
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Records Management Specialist
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders