Implementing HICS Off Hours and at Small Rural Hospitals
Backer, H. Smiley, D., and Schoenthal, L. (2014). Implementing HICS Off Hours and at Small/ Rural Hospitals. Chapter 9 of the Hospital Incident Command System Guidebook.
In this chapter, the authors share how Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) positions can be staffed by smaller/rural hospitals and during non-peak hours. They include steps for combining HICS positions and include a sample form that can be used to track activity throughout the response and recovery phases.