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ID
3-509-1001
Name
Aeromedical Transport Manager
Status
Published
Updated
10/25/2018 5:57:38 PM
Released
03/01/2009
Resource Category
Emergency Medical Services
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
Critical Transportation
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Aeromedical Transport Manager coordinates patient transportation
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 Aeromedical Transport Manager: 1. Is responsible for patient and air medical crew safety through the coordination of patient transportation 2. Is responsible for the maintenance of records relating to patient identification, condition, and destination via rotary-wing or fixed-wing ambulance 3. Assists in the identification and allocation of resources to support all air missions 4. Assesses mission to determine personnel and capabilities necessary for the team 5. Facilitates the communication of information between the scene and sending/receiving facilities in conjunction with the Aeromedical Transport Officer 6. Is responsible for grounding aircraft with maintenance issues, coordinating for repair or replacement of aircraft, maintaining a list of maintenance issues related to the mission 7. Coordinates aviation with the Air Operations Branch Director, Air Support Group Supervisor, Air Tactical Group Supervisor, and other transportation team leaders
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingIdentified equivalent trainings should meet or exceed course learning objectives.
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. ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 4. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 5. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 6. E/L986: Introduction to Air Operations 7. E/L987: Air Support Group Supervisor 8. Air Medical Resource Management or equivalent 9. Training in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Materials Awareness 10. Training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection 11. Training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Ability to implement proper safety standards for patients requiring air medical transport, including the triage, inclusion, and exclusion criteria to select patients for air ambulance transport 2. Knowledge of the management and care of patients involved in a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) Experience: 1. Supervisory, management, or administrative experience with an air medical transport service 2. Experience working flightline, heliport, landing zone (LZ), and radio operations
Physical/Medical FitnessNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Performs duties under moderate circumstances characterized by working consecutive 12-hour days under physical and emotional stress for sustained periods of time
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 national criminal history.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every two 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 1Not Specified
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: Air Ambulance Fixed-Wing (Critical Care Transport)
FEMA, NIMS 508: Air Ambulance Fixed-Wing (Non-Critical Care Transport)
FEMA, NIMS 508: Air Ambulance Rotary-Wing (Critical Care Transport)
FEMA, NIMS 508: Air Ambulance Rotary-Wing (Non-Critical Care Transport)
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