X County POINT OF DISTRIBUTION TRAINING. Just-In-Time Training For Working at a POD. What you will know when you finish this course… . Check in procedure Incident Action Plan Chain-of-Command Basic Incident Command System structure POD Operations.
Working at a POD
Goals of the medication center
Practice Good Customer Service…
There will not be time to personally answer all questions…
Give the person the handouts
Direct them to where they can get more info (handouts will list phone number, website, radio/tv stations etc.)
THIS IS WHAT THE INCIDENT ACTION PLAN LOOKS LIKE.
YOU WILL REPORT TO ONE OF THE PEOPLE IN THE COLORED BOXES
UNLESS YOUR POSITION IS ONE OF THE WHITE BOXES ABOVE.
The Incident Command System is a people and event management method that breaks large events or projects down into smaller sections to handle.
Persons in lead positions manage groups of 5-7 individuals or teams, they in turn report to the command staff.
The Incident Commander is responsible for the overall project and relies on everyone to use the proper chain of command when problems arise.
There are four positions on the Command Staff, they will be wearing WHITE vests
Public Information Officer (PIO)
Safety OfficerCommand Staff
The General Staff is a group of incident management personnel organized according by function that report to the Incident Commander, they are referred to as Section Chiefs. In the ICS structure there are 4 Section Chiefs.
Operations Section Chief
Logistics Section Chief
Finance and Administration Section Chief
Planning Section Chief
Responsible for the collection, evaluation and dissemination of operational information related to the incident or event, maintains info and intelligence on the current and forecasted situation and writes the Incident Action Plan.
If your job is listed here you will report to the person wearing the BLUE vest.
Documentation UnitPLANNING SECTION CHIEF
Based on information you give the Planning Section Chief, such as flow pattern problems/bottlenecks, he/she may make changes to the operation of the POD.
Responsible for all tactical operations ( actions or jobs pertaining to the Incident Action Plan) at the incident or event site. In the operations section there may be branches, divisions and/or groups.
If your job is listed here you will report to the person wearing the RED vest.
Line UsherOPERATIONS SECTION CHIEF
Responsible for all support needs such as facilities, services and material support for the incident or event. Including ordering resources through appropriate procurement authorities from off-incident site locations.
If your job is listed here you will report to the person wearing the YELLOW vest.
IT UnitLOGISTICS SECTION CHIEF
Responsible for monitoring multiple sources of funds, tracks timesheets, expenses, handles procurement/purchasing. Manages financial reimbursement for individuals, agencies or departments.
If your job is listed here you will report to the person wearing the TAN vest.
Time UnitFINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIONSECTION CHIEF
Security and Traffic units will be wearing BLACK and/or ORANGE vests and or STAFF shirts
THIS IS WHAT YOUR JOB ACTION SHEET WILL LOOK LIKE.
THIS WILL BE ON EVERYONE’S INSTRUCTION SHEET AND THOSE PERSONS WHO ARE PRESENT AT THE END OF THE OPERATION ARE EXPECTED TO ASSIST WITH PACKING UP EQUIPMENT AT THEIR STATION.
*May be outside of the physical POD layout
Thank you for your support! get the medication to the public in a safe and timely manner.
NYC Department of Health
Queen Anne’s County Department of Health