Critical Care Flight, Shift Supervisor highly effective at quickly examining trauma patients. Expertise in airway, breathing and circulation emergencies. Nationally registered Emergency Medical Technician with over 8 years of progressively responsible paramedic and medical experience in a fast-paced and dynamic on-call environment. Energetic emergency services professional with a strong background in pre-hospital emergency care services. Quickly assesses patients and medical records while remaining calm. Adept at addressing serious medical injuries and illnesses and the use of rescue and medical equipment. Eight years of ambulance driving experience.
Acute care expertise
Disease prevention and intervention specialist
Proper catheter insertion/removal
Safe NG tube insertion and removal
Venipuncture/blood draw expert
Spirometer reading accuracy
Professional bedside manner
Rapid patient assessments
Sound decision maker
Spinal immobilization methods
Calm under pressure
Catastrophic emergency response training
Safe emergency vehicle driver
Aerospace Medical Services Journeyman, 11/2002
to 02/2005 United States Air Force – Ramstein AB,
Germany Assisted provider and nursing staff with coordination, management, and conduction of comprehensive nursing care for an empaneled population of over 1,500 assigned to the Primary Care Management team. Prepares examination room for patient visit anticipating provider and patient needs; performs prevention screening of patient's records; obtains and records subjective history; measures vital signs; and performs/orders laboratory and speciality tests. Conduct Preventive Health Assessment interview; orders ancillary care as needed. Prepares and administers treatments within scope of practice. Utilizes Composite Health Care System to schedule follow-up visits and minor surgical procedures; inputs data in Ambulatory Data System to schedule follow-up visits and minor surgical procedures; inputs data in Ambulatory Data System and Preventive Individual Medical Readiness databases. Maintains customer focus and strives to meet the needs of internal and external customers.
Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Family Health Clinic, 02/2005
to 02/2008 United States Air Force – Eglin Afb,
FL Performs duties associated with accessing, planning, implementing and evaluating nursing care. Supports two Primary Care Clinics and 22.5K beneficiaries. Performs paraprofessional exams and administrative portions of annual Preventive Health Assessments to include all clinical preventive service and military fitness for duty screenings. Performs medical records reviews and pre-deployment screening in support of AEF operations. Screens medical records for all active duty personnel assigned to Eglin AFB to ensure they are medically qualified for deployment and performs monthly 4T profile review. Initiates process improvements, collects date, provides feedback and ensures customer satisfaction goals are met. Assists with the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures. Maintains Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliance.
Critical Care Flight, Shift Supervisor, 02/2008
to 11/2010 United States Air Force – Eglin Afb,
FL Supported 900 admissions/275 post surgical recoveries/450 telemetry patients/22 speciality clinics annually. Delivers acute expeditionary support for Air Armament Center 6/Wings/42 associate units/83K beneficiaries. Performs routing operational inspection checks on complex life support/monitoring equipment valued at $2M. Directly assists with life-saving invasive surgical procedures/responds to code blue alarms within the hospital. Delivered outstanding emergency services care; supported 9K Operation Iraqi Freedom coalition forces. Superb care rendered for two soldiers in Area Of Responsibility traumatic attack; initiated IVs/controlled bleeding. Key trauma team member; employed life-saving measures for 6 critically injured patients. Managed $24.2K multi-media accounts; ensured compliance with directives for 38 staff members. Trained to augment lab and processed 50 tests; analysis to result time decreased by 15 minutes. Created unit flight line driving program for 18 medics; airfield manager rated "Best seen to date". Streamlined shift leader binder; consolidated 3 into 1 checklist; eliminated repetition/optimized accountability.
High School Diploma: 2010 Coweta High School - Coweta,
Associate of Arts: 2012 Northwest Florida State College - Niceville,
Bachelor of Science: Biology/Pre-Professional,
Current University Of West Florida - Pensacola,