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ID
3-509-1224
Name
Ambulance Strike Team Leader
Status
Published
Updated
11/14/2019 9:38:28 AM
Released
11/07/2017
Resource Category
Emergency Medical Services
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Ambulance Strike Team Leader provides direct supervision and guidance to Emergency Medical Service (EMS) ambulance crews in a strike team configuration
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Ambulance Strike Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Ambulance Strike Team Leader: 1. Supervises tactical assignments 2. Reports work progress and resource status to the EMS/Medical Branch Director or the division or group supervisor 3. Maintains work records on assigned personnel 4. Coordinates activities with other strike teams, task forces, and single resources
Components
Component Notes  
EducationExceptions apply for individuals who graduated from a paramedic program prior to January 1, 2013 (the date the National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program accreditation became a requirement for National registry certification).
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. High School Diploma 2. A state-approved Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program and coursework that conforms with the minimum terminal learning objectives for EMT as defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) National EMS Education Standards
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. 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
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Experience: 1. Five years of EMS field operations 2. Two years of leadership in EMS or a related field
Physical/Medical FitnessNIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Arduous
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 incident response, planned event, operations based exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every three years 2. Complies with accrediting entity, agency, or body’s established annual recertification, training, and education, such as continuing education units or professional development hours, which may vary by organization, department, and agency 3. Maintains immunizations as outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended adult immunization schedule for the United States of America 4. Active member with an EMS-providing entity, organization, or agency 5. Background checks as applicable law permits or requires
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) certified EMT
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
1288
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Ambulance Strike Team
FEMA, NIMS 508: Ambulance Task Force
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Guidance of Emergency Responder Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Response to CBRN Terrorism Incidents, June 2008
CDC, Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders, August 2014
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Emergency Medical Services Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems Approach, June 2000
NHTSA, The National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards, January 2009
NHTSA, The National Emergency Medical Services Scope of Practice Model, February 2007
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