Senior Health Care NCO with 10 years of experience .
Experienced manager with excellent client and project management skills. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.
Conducted over 130 classes in preparation of Operation Enduring Freedom: Trained and coordinated advance Combat Lifesaver Techniques, Basic Life Support, Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation, EMT Basic certification: administered emergency and routine medical treatment to battle and non-battle casualties: assists with out patient care and treatment : supervises the control of medication and class eight medical supplies valued over $500,000.
Served as the Senior Health Care Sergeant for an Infantry CAB: assists in planning, organizing, and coordinating medical operations: advises the Company Commander, First Sergeant, and line medics on current and future medical procedures, and implementations in the field: provides Echelon 1 and 2 Combat Health Support for the CAB consisting of 3,600 soldiers: provides instructions in medical skills: ensures adherence to safety procedures during medical training: provides medical treatment to wounded soldiers during evacuation to medical treatment facilities: responsible for the training, safety, welfare, professional development, and combat readiness of ten soldiers: ensures the operational readiness, accountability and maintenance of four Medical MRAPS, eight medical equipment sets valued in excess of $1,000,000.
Pay Grade- E-5 Medical Technician
operates centrifuge to separate specimens, processes packages, and ships all specimens. ensures OSHA requirements for the proper use, storage, and disposal of needles and biomedical hazardous wastes are met. Labels and numbers tubes ensuring quantity of sample is sufficient for tests to be performed. Assigns unique laboratory accession number and re-verifies all information to ensure accuracy. Directly observes applicant's urine donation for drug testing and urinalysis, ensuring quantity of sample is sufficient for test to be performed. Performs multiple laboratory tests on urine samples and interprets and documents results to determine albumin, sugar content, and pregnancy. Conducts Breath Alcohol Tests on all applicants to determine applicant intoxication. Prepares Drug and Alcohol Tests control logs, and labels specimens. Maintain strict and detailed chain of custody documentation. Administer audiometric (hearing) tests. Operates the audiometric equipment to determine the applicant's hearing acuity. Conducts near/far visual acuity, color vision, and depth perception optical (vision) tests. Uses regulatory standards and judgment to conduct valid practice tests and determine passing and failed tests results. Briefs and prepares applicant s for electrocardiograms (EKGs) and operates electrocardiograph equipment. Interprets and evaluates EKG results based on previous experience and observations to ensure a valid tracing. Measures and records height and weight. Performs Service specific tape tests to determine body fat content. Performs required calculations and records return date on medical forms for those applicants who did not meet height/weight standards. Determines applicant's eligibility for the Assessment of Recruit Motivation and Strength (ARMS) test. Explains, demonstrates, observes, and evaluates applicant performance of the test. Manages the processing of ARMS applicants and inputs data into the medical record and computer databases for the arms test results. Provides assistance with the handling of unusual or difficult situations such as priority of emergencies, interpretation of doctor's orders, managing unruly applicants, etc. Monitors the applicants for any adverse reaction to the blood draw, responding to problems and contacting the CMO if serious reactions or emergency conditions exist. Directs or performs immediate first aid to applicants with adverse reaction to blood draw, ear lavage procedures, or environmental stress (nervous). Determines if applicants has disqualifying results, ascertains reason and determines if a retest is warranted and the time frame for the retest. confirms abnormal tests results and reports findings to the CMO. Records results in the medical record and performs data entry of results in the USMEPCOM unique computer system. Sets up and performs operator-level maintenance including daily preventative maintenance and services on testing equipment. Knowledge of approved standardized phlebotomy procedures and techniques. ability to operate computer CTR terminals, and manipulate data using prescribed patterns. Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Ability to tactfully draw information from applicants during prescreening interviews. Ability to calm applicants showing adverse reactions to blood draw, ear lavage or environmental stress.
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