National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Comp for Injury Specialist, INJR

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Incident Positions
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  • Establishes system for documenting and processing injury/illness claims (differs by type of incident resources).
  • Secures all injury/illness documentation.
  • Provides information to incident resources on injury/illness documentation requirements.
  • Establishes contacts with incident agency and medical facilities to coordinate injury treatment processes.
  • Prepares injury/illness documents and authorize medical treatment (Injury logs, reporting forms, CA-16, APMC).
  • Identifies and relays issues of concern to supervisor (trends, time loss, missing documentation).
  • Distributes injury/illness documents according to established guidelines.
  • Insures correct agency forms are utilized.
  • Coordinates with appropriate agency(s) on hospitalized personnel.
  • Documents follow-up action needed and submit to supervisor.
  • Interacts and coordinates with medical unit leader and safety officer.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Satisfactory position performance as a compensation for injury specialist.
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