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close this bookEstablishing a Mass Casualty Management System (PAHO-OPS, 1995, 58 p.)
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Annex 2 standard job profiles

1. COORDINATOR - COMMAND POST
2. MEDICAL OFFICER - COMMAND POST
3. MANAGER - ADVANCE MEDICAL POST
4. FIELD TRIAGE OFFICER - ACUTE AREA
5. FIELD TRIAGE OFFICER-NON ACUTE AREA
6. EVACUATION OFFICER
7. TRANSPORT OFFICER
8. SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER

1. COORDINATOR - COMMAND POST

- Police Officer of high rank
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in radio-communications network
- Skilled in traffic control
- Sound knowledge of safety/security
- Skilled in Field Operations
- Skilled in Staff/Resource Management

2. MEDICAL OFFICER - COMMAND POST

- Physician or nurse (e.g. District Medical Officer or District Nurse)
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in Staff Resource Management
- Skilled in radio-communications
- Skilled in Field Operations
- Sound knowledge of Health Sector Resources
- Sound knowledge of Health Sector Organization

3. MANAGER - ADVANCE MEDICAL POST

- Nurse/Paramedic/EMT or Physician
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in pre-hospital care management
- Skilled in staff management
- Skilled in radio-communications
- Skilled in logistical operations
- Sound knowledge of country's Health Care Resources

4. FIELD TRIAGE OFFICER - ACUTE AREA

- Emergency physician
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in Field Operation
- Skilled in Field Care
- Sound knowledge of country's Health Care Resources

5. FIELD TRIAGE OFFICER - NON ACUTE AREA

- Nurse/ Paramedic/EMT
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in Field Care
- Skilled in Field Operations

6. EVACUATION OFFICER

- Paramedic/EMT or Physician
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in medical transport/evacuation
- Sound knowledge of Health Care Facilities
- Sound knowledge of transport management

7. TRANSPORT OFFICER

- Fire Officer/Police Officer/Ambulance Service Officer
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in Ambulance Traffic Control
- Skilled in radio-communications
- Sound knowledge of country's transport resources
- Sound knowledge of access routes to Health Care Facilities

8. SEARCH AND RESCUE OFFICER

- Fire Officer
- Trained in search and rescue techniques
- Trained in safety operations
- Trained in Mass Casualty Management
- Skilled in Staff Management
- Skilled in Field Operations