As a Corpsman I was trained and employed to perform an array of different duties some of which are outside of requirements depending on what the situation called for. I was involved in providing outpatient health care and medical readiness to several battalions of over 1000 Marines and Sailors in the 13 area of Camp Pendleton California. I worked in a Multi-Service ward at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton assisting doctors, nurses, and fellow Corpsman in treating patients coming out of surgery and the intensive care unit. Being attached to 1st Marine Division I was also tasked for field operations with the base SWAT team, Explosive Ordinance Disposal units, Rifle/Pistol Range, and battalion formations.
Rapid patient assessments.
Sound decision maker and communication.
Defensive and offensive driving training through Auxiliary Security Force.
Spinal immobilization methods
Current California driver's license
Versed in inpatient and outpatient procedures such as IVs, wound care, wound packing, draining abcesses, administering O2, anesthesia, toe nail removals, vaccinations.
Completed Field Medical Training Battalion course.
Calm under pressure
Thorough knowledge of Triage and trauma care.
Combat Medicine training Personally involved in 4 combat training exercises with foreign ally nation armed forces in Kuwait, Oman, and Jordan.
Safe emergency vehicle driver qualified. Trained in 9 line air evacuations.
Damage Control and Fire response safety training
Fast thinking and quick reaction time to high stress situations.
September 2008-November 20128404 Hospital CorpsmanU.S. Navy | Camp Pendleton
Performed basic and advanced patient assessments.
Responded to in hospital emergency codes quickly and safely.
Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from the patient and their doctor.
Administered intravenous therapy, medications, and urinary catheters.
Interpreted limited histories and used physical examinations to identify potential underlying critical issues.
Monitored patients for changes, and reviewed and revised plans accordingly.
Inspected the 997 military ambulance and or evacuation vehicles, medical supplies and equipment during down time.
Promoted team effort when working with Marines and fellow Corpsman of the Battalion Aid Station, foreign ally nation armed forces and health care providers.
Demonstrated high standards of performance, training others, including teamwork, communication and compassion.
Kept aid station ready for emergencies by cleaning and keeping medical supplies stocked.
Strictly protected the confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities and field medical operations.
November 2014-April 2016Patient Care TechnicianFresenius Medical Care | 200 Wake Avenue El Centro California
Documented vital signs, patient information, and treatment orders into Dialysis machines and computer.
Performed direct patient care by cannulating arterial-venous blood vessels, catheters, and ports.
Provided thorough documentation before, during, and after treatment.
Quick assembly and disassembly of dialysis machines and their components for deep cleaning and decontamination, assisted with end of day take down and cleaning of the dialysis facility as well as restocking medical supplies
Assisted nurses with their duties in administering medications
Answered call lights and aided in patient comfort and safety by adjusting beds, lights, bed rails, pillows, patients' clothing and bedside tables/equipment.
2007High School Diploma: Holtville HighHoltville California