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Brian Boicken

Firefighter III/ Paramedic

Bourbonnais, IL

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Dedicated to the care of others. Strong work ethic and leadership skills. Take charge when needed and comfort when needed.

Work Experience

Firefighter III/ Paramedic

Bradley Fire Department
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Bradley, IL
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March 2011 to Present

Responsibilities: 
* Provide Advanced Life Support 
* Provide firefighting techniques associated with 
Individual call 
* Maintain fire apparatus and ambulances 
* Maintain ambulance inventory and equipment 
* Maintain log of all maintenance 
* Documentation of all patient care 
* Attend all trainings 
* Attend public relations events

Emergency Response Team (SWAT) Medic

Kankakee County Sheriff's Department
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Kankakee, IL
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March 2010 to Present

Responsibilities: 
 
* Provide for the Health and safety of the ERT 
* Provide Medical support for ERT operations 
* Establish medical care at ERT operations 
* Maintain medical data on ERT 
* Instruct ERT on latest medical procedures for officers 
* Attend all trainings 
* Proficient with Glock and AR 15 
 
Achievements: 
 
EMT-Tactical

Firefighter III/Paramedic

Manteno Community Fire Protection District
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Manteno, IL
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September 2008 to Present

Responsibilities: 
 
* Provide Advanced Life Support 
* Provide firefighting techniques associated with 
Individual call 
* Maintain fire apparatus and ambulances 
* Maintain ambulance inventory and equipment 
* Maintain log of all maintenance 
* Documentation of all patient care 
* Data entry into Firehouse software 
* Attend all trainings and union meetings 
* Attend public relations events 
* Write lesson plans for EMS training 
 
Achievements: 
 
* Structural Collapse Operations Certified 
* Rope Rescue Technician Certified 
* Confined Space Rescue Technician Certified 
* Child Restraint Technician 
* NAEMSE Certificate

CPR PR Instructor

Kankakee American Red Cross
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Bourbonnais, IL
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September 2005 to Present

Responsibilities: 
 
* Instruct all levels of CPR/First Aid/AED 
* Maintain the values and core mission of the Red Cross 
* Instruct classes 
* Provide leadership in the event of a disaster 
* Provide guidance for new instructors and team members 
* Attend training seminars and business meetings 
* Use Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point 
* Maintain Logistic Supervisor certification, Director of 
Disaster Operation and Lead Instructor certifications

Safety Director/ Certified Hyperbaric Technician

Diversified Clinical Services
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Joliet, IL
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November 2006 to February 2008

Responsibilities: 
 
* Maintain safety of wound care center, patients and 
Hyperbaric area 
* Maintain all logs dealing with hyperbaric patients and 
Chambers 
* Assist wound care nurses with patient care and procedures 
* Provide technical support to nursing staff on hyperbarics 
* Maintain cleanliness and maintenance of hyperbaric 
Chambers 
* Institute and maintain Fire and Life Safety Plan 
* Assist Program Director with fire and safety issues 
* Provide patient care 
* Train all personnel in fire and hyperbaric safety 
* Attend workshops and training 
* Assist with wound care and Wound Vac application 
 
Achievements: 
 
* Certified Hyperbaric Technician 
* Safety Director 
* Critical Care Paramedic

Firefighter II/Engineer

Bradley Fire Department
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Bradley, IL
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September 2002 to March 2007

Responsibilities: 
 
* Provide Advanced Life Support 
* Provide firefighting techniques associated with 
Individual call 
* Attend Technical Rescue Team training 
* Maintain fire apparatus and ambulances 
* Maintain ambulance inventory and equipment 
* Maintain log of all maintenance 
* Documentation of all patient care 
* Attend all trainings 
* Attend public relations events 
 
Achievements: 
 
* Certified Firefighter II 
* Certified Fire Apparatus Engineer 
* Certified Hazmat Operations

Education

Kankakee Community College -
Kankakee, IL

August 2002 to June 2006

Criminal Law

Southern Illinois University -
Carbondale, IL

August 1989 to September 1990

Diploma

Peotone High School -
Peotone, IL

August 1985 to June 1989

Skills

Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint. Leadership, patient care, effective communications, construction, logistics, many fire related fields, many medical related fields

Military Service

Service Country: United States

Branch: US Navy

Rank: E-4

September 1990 to April 1995

ABH-3 
Aircraft Director 
Stationed aboard CV-64

Certifications

Paramedic

November 2010 to November 2014

State of Illinois Licensure

Additional Information

State of Illinois Licensed Paramedic for 15 years 
CNA Certified 
ACLS Certified 
PEPP Certified 
CPR/PR American Red Cross 
CPR Instructor 
AHA CPR Certified 
Child Restraint Technician 
Structural Collapse Operations Certified 
Confined Space Technician 
Rescue Rope Technician 
Firefighter III 
Fire Apparatus Engineer 
Haz Mat Operations 
SWAT Medic (EMT-T), Armed