Incident Medical Specialist Assistant, IMSA

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Incident Positions
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  • Provides general oversight, coordination, and supervision of incident medical support on less complex (Type II) incidents.
  • Provides on scene management of traumatic injury medivacs.
  • Knows and correctly follows all established protocols for patient evaluation, treatment, documentation, and the use of non-prescription medications.
  • Keeps current on incident activities, and is able to respond to requests for medical assistance in a timely and professional manner. (Includes readiness for dispatch to line for medical emergencies).
  • Works closely with, and fully supports the Incident Medical Specialist (IMS) manager in the performance of their duties.
  • May be delegated additional duties by the IMS manager.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Attends IMS training annually.
  • Maintains EMT certification from OR, WA, ID, ND or MT.
  • Maintains standards for survival currency.
  • Qualified IMS technician.
  • R6/R1 steering committee approval.
  • Moderates physical fitness level.
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