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Medical Unit Leader

Logistics
The following sections provide information on this position:







Medical Unit Leader - General

The Medical Unit Leader - under the direction of the Service Branch Director or Logistics Section Chief, is primarily responsible for the development of the Medical Plan, obtaining medical aid and transportation for injured and ill incident personnel, and preparation of reports and records.



Medical Unit Leader - Specific Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Medical Unit Leader are:

  • Review Unit Leader Responsibilities.

  • Participate in Logistics Section/Service Branch planning activities.

  • Establish the Medical Unit.

  • Prepare the Medical Plan (ICS Form 206, 5 KB PDF*).

  • Prepare procedures for major medical emergency.

  • Declare major medical emergency as appropriate.

  • Respond to requests for medical aid, medical transportation, and medical supplies.

  • Prepare and submit necessary documentation. 

  • Maintain Unit/Activity Log (ICS Form 214, 5 KB PDF*).


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