Eaton Rapids, MI
To obtain a career that enables me to use my critical thinking, interpersonal communication, public relation, leadership and management skills may put to their greatest use.
Adjunct Instructor Subcontractor
June 2013 to Present
My current position is that of adjunct instructor in the area of healthcare relating to emergency preparedness.
May 2013 to Present
Provides advance life support, daily duties to include checks of ambulance, BLS/ALS equipment, fire equipment including SCBA's. Taking fire department related calls including burn permits.
August 2012 to April 2013
As the Hyperbaric Technologist I am responsible for the administration of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients under the supervision of a hyperbaric physician. I also act as the site safety director on a rotational bases.
Critical Care Paramedic
December 1998 to March 2012
Worked with doctors, nurses and other staff in the treatment of patients in the emergency department also acted as a member of the hospital wide rapid response team. In 2011 team member of hospital full scale drill, and acted as the hospital incident commander for the full scale drill. Developed the hospitals hazard and vulnerability assessment in years 2011 and 2010. Developed hospital respiratory protection program and lead fit tester to maintain MIOSHA and Joint Commission standards.
• Critical Care Paramedic charged with care of patients in hospital, interfacillity transports and 911 calls
• Instructor for National Incident Management System (NIMS)
• Instructor for Hospital HAZMAT Awareness
• Instructor for BLS, PALS, ACLS
• Emergency Preparedness Assistant Coordinator
January 2003 to June 2010
Instructor for EMS labs assists fulltime facility in mid terms and final exams.
• EMS instructor
April 2005 to May 2010
Along with standard fire fighting duties I was responsible for ensuring that all staff maintained continuing education for EMS certifications, and licensing of medical first responder (MFR) apparatus
• Fire Fighter I & II
• Safety Officer
• EMS continuing education instructor
Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration Services
Associates of Science in Medical Services Management
Organizing • Developing and organizing education for medical, fire, EMS professionals and the general public. Planning and Administration • Developed, initiated, and administrated hospital respiratory protection program. Training • Skilled educator for professional’s and general public. Managing • Managed paramedic schedule, including filling opening on short notice • Maintained day to day ambulance operations • Managed hospital emergency management and preparedness while having strong working relationship with hospital administration.
Incident Command Instructor NISM 100, 200, 300, 400
Hospital Emergency Response Team Instructor
WMD general Instructor
Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings Instructor
OSHA 30 Hour General Industry
• Lifelong learner and educator, in the areas of Emergency Preparedness, EMS and fire service.
• Recognized at Federal Instructor for NIMS, ICS, WMD and Incident Response to Terrorist Bombings.
• American Heart Instructor with over ten years of teaching experience.
• Experienced public speaker.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
In brief my skills and abilities are: highly skilled paramedic with extra education in critical care, public and EMS educator, federal instructor in the following areas NISM, ICS, WMD Awareness, Basic instructor for FEMA's master Trainer Program, Hospital Emergency Response Trainer. This is a short list of my different levels of training. I have excellent interpersonal communication and critical thinking skills that has been developed during my 15 years of being a Paramedic, these skills and sound judgment can make a difference between life and death.