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Maria Cottman

Emergency Medical Technician - Keystone Quality Transport

Philadelphia, PA

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In search for a position within a hospital setting that will benefit from my strong 
achievements, significant skills, and knowledge while providing basic emergency 
medical care to sick and injured patients. EMT with four years in emergency services 
and ambulance driving. Highly motivated Emergency Medical Technician effective at 
assessing emergencies of all kinds, including neurological issues. Exceptional problem 
solver and decision maker. 
 
Highlights 
 
• BLS/ACLS certified 
• Wound care expert 
• Airway management techniques 
• HAZMAT training 
• Cool and collected under pressure 
• Skilled problem solver

Work Experience

Emergency Medical Technician

Keystone Quality Transport
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Springfield, PA
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June 2009 to Present

Provided life support services during medical emergencies on scene and en route to the hospital. 
• Maintained a state of readiness and alertness for all assignments. 
• Administered continuous and 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring. 
• Rapidly assessed whether life threatening criteria was present and took 
immediate action. 
• Initiated plans of care based on patient assessments. 
• Interacted with patients, families, hospital staff and the general public. 
• Operated and maintained emergency vehicles in a safe, efficient manner while obeying all traffic laws. 
 
Related Experience 
• Externship Experience: Second Alarmers Association & Rescue 
307 Davisville Rd, Willow Grove, PA (215) 659-1885 
Provided me with the necessary experience needed in a prehospital emergency 
medical service environment. 
• Completed recommended clinical time-in at Thomas Jefferson hospital 
Trauma department. 
 
Additional Work Experience

Pharmacy Technician Assistant

Walgreens Pharmacy
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Philadelphia, PA
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June 2006 to August 2006

Ensure prompt service in the pharmacy department by assisting customers and operating the cash register. I also accept customer and prescription information, 
including refill authorization from doctor's office where permitted by state law. 
 
Call Center

Call Center Technician

Keystone Mercy Health Plan
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Philadelphia, PA
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March 2006 to August 2006

Conduct surveys with current plan members over the phone. 
• Greet customers 
• Answer phone calls from physician offices and patients 
• Handel patient concerns 
• Assist patients with non- prescription medications 
• Cashier duties 
• Maintained inventory and stock 
• Received prescriptions from patients.

Education

Community College of Philadelphia -
Philadelphia, PA

2013

Certificate in Emergency Medical Technician

Thomas Jefferson University -
Philadelphia, PA

2009

DPT in Pharmacy Technician

Business School - P -
Philadelphia, PA

2006

Additional Information

• Leadership skills. 
• Strong knowledge about procedures to assist patients who are in a delicate 
condition. 
• Skilled in Bariatric transport movement 
• Strong experience as a Field Training Officer 
• ALS transport experience which includes monitoring Cardiac Telemetry, IV 
lines, & ventilator. 
• Skillfully transported high & low- risk Psychiatric patients 
• Experience in transporting high risk Maternal patients 
• Experience in working a code 
 
Skills 
 
Administrative duties 
 
• Scheduling appointments 
 
• Maintaining medical records 
 
• Billing and coding information for insurance purposes 
 
Clinical duties 
 
• Taking & recording vital signs 
 
• Documenting patient's medical histories 
 
• Preparing patients for examination 
 
• Drawing blood 
 
• Administering medications as directed by physician. 
 
Qualifications 
• Pennsylvania State EMT certification. 
• Strong physical ability to perform the job 
• Valid motor vehicle operator's license. Have and maintained a perfect driving record 
to allow insurability without prejudice. 
• Certificate of completion of Basic ECG recognition & Advance Cardiac Life 
Support. 
• Available to complete a comprehensive background investigation to include criminal 
record and employment record. 
• Non user of tobacco products and illegal/illicit drugs both. 
• Excellent ability to communicate both orally and in writing in English and 
understand the follow oral and written instructions 
• Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with employees, volunteers 
and management. 
• Able to effectively perform prolong work under adverse emergency conditions 
involving physical and mental stress and to think clearly and use independent 
judgment in routine and non-routine situations which may occur.