captain paramedic resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Dependable Captain Paramedic effective in managing operations. Successful in encouraging team members to work efficiently and meet production targets. Well-organized, self-motivated, and knowledgeable about successful strategies for managing fast-paced work. Resourceful Paramedic offering 25 years of experience handling medical emergencies. Expertise in monitoring cardiac conditions and EKG readings and executing placement of peripheral, central and intraosseous lines. In-depth knowledge of testing, maintaining and using medical and rescue equipment. Quick-witted professional committed to providing patient-focused delivery of care and treatment. Adaptable Paramedic with great emergency skills and critical thinking abilities. Proven leadership illustrated over 25 years of excellent emergency medical performance. Dedicated to fast-paced and compassionate care. Proactive Paramedic with extensive knowledge of emergency medical medicine and proven history of quick and effective decision making. Trained in EMS treatments and with knowledge of Image trend soft ware. Successful leader with outstanding attention to detail. Focused Paramedic well-versed in patient assessment and emergency care. Reliable and efficient with 25 years of quality performance in patient-facing. Accustomed to providing critical care in dynamic environments. Committed Paramedic offering proven history of exercising strong judgment in high-pressure situations. Skilled in patient needs assessment and critical care. Detail-oriented and compassionate with expansive knowledge of patient care. Qualified paramedic brings top-notch skills in cardiac care, invasive interventions and pharmacology. Calm under stress and ready for challenging work. Continuously reinforces abilities through simulations and seeks out additional training in emergency care. Driven student leveraging studies in Emergency medical services seeks real-world experience as paramedic. Offers strong interpersonal and task prioritization skills. Well-trained Paramedic with advanced life-saving skills. Decisively leads on-scene operations and manages patient care. Comforting and reassuring to injured and ill persons. Experienced paramedic with over 25 years of experience in emergency medical services. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven. Dedicated emergency medical services professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level EMS liaisons position in pre and post hospital environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Reliable employee seeking [Job Title] position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Enthusiastic EMS Coordinator/Emergency Management Specialist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of emergency medical services and training in pre hospital care. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in emergency medical care of patients.

  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Prehospital Care
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stretcher and Backboard Use
  • Dispatcher Communication
  • Work Coordination
  • Ambulance Transport
  • Police and Fire Coordination
  • Basic Trauma Life Support
  • Medical Supply Replenishment
  • Patient Condition Observation
  • First Aid
  • Venipuncture Procedures
  • Emergency Medical Team Coordination
  • Injury Assessment and Prioritization
  • Medical Equipment Maintenance
  • Vital Sign Assessment
  • Emergency Vehicle Driving
  • Spinal Demobilization Devices
  • Medical Procedure Prioritization
  • Patient Immobilization
  • Infectious Disease Reporting
  • Communication Equipment Operation
  • Treatment Center Communication
  • Ambulance Decontamination
  • Emergency Treatment Procedures
  • NARCAN Protocol
  • Adult Laryngoscopes
  • Orthopedic Splint Systems
  • Treatment Documentation
  • Airway Management
  • Drug Inventory Management
  • Oxygen Equipment
  • Mass Casualty Protocols
  • Multi-patient Triage
  • Drug Reaction Intervention
  • Stair Chairs
  • Neurological Assessments
  • Emotional Support
  • Intravenous IV Pressure Infusers
  • Patient Positioning
  • Cardiac Defibrillation
  • Medical History Recording
  • Pediatric Laryngoscopes
  • Extrication Devices
  • Lower Extremity Traction Devices
  • Heart Monitoring
  • Patient Data Analysis
  • Rapport Building
  • Equipment Transport
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Lifesaving Procedures
Florida State Fire College Ocala, FL, Expected in 04/1994 No Degree : Minimum Fire Standards - GPA :
College of Central Florida Ocala, FL Expected in 03/1994 No Degree : Emergency Medical Technology - GPA :
Pasco-Hernando State College New Port Richey, FL Expected in 08/2000 No Degree : Paramedic - GPA :
Florida State Fire College Ocala, FL, Expected in 06/2005 No Degree : Fire Officer 1 - GPA :
Columbia Southern University Orange Beach, AL Expected in 03/2023 Bachelor of Science : Fire Science - GPA :
  • PHTLS - Prehospital Trauma Life Support
  • Paramedic
  • EMR - Emergency Medical Responder
  • Licensed Paramedic - Current
  • ACLS
  • CPR
  • EVOC instructor
  • Live Fire Instructor
  • Fire Instructor 1
Work History
University Of Kansas - Captain Paramedic
Lawrence, KS, 07/1996 - Current
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Triaged injuries by communicating with patients, bystanders and family members, and identified appropriate medical facility for transport.
  • Adapted treatment plans quickly and effectively based on changing patient conditions and reactions.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Identified appropriate medications based on potential interactions with other medicines, accurately calculating correct dosages according to drugs on hand and patient's weight.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Worked en-route to hospital to prepare patients for arrival or surgery and control wounds.
  • Responded to daily emergencies and worked alongside firemen and EMTs.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Communicated with treatment center personnel and dispatchers to provide information about situation, arrange reception of victims and receive instructions for further treatment.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
  • Administered fluid replacement via IV, IO and IM to replace fluid volumes and correct electrolyte imbalances.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Trained EMTs in basic life support skills, oxygen therapy, and wound care.
  • Executed stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring to treat patients.
  • Used Image trend to collect data on triaging, medications and patient conditions.
  • Communicated with medical professionals in medical terms to relay patient needs and maintain accuracy.
  • Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
  • Delegated life-saving tasks to provide comprehensive treatment to triaged patients in emergency situations.
  • Administered continuous 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring to record heart rhythms in patients with acute coronary syndrome
Florida Water Utilities - Customer Service Representative/Maintenance Technician
City, STATE, 01/1993 - 12/1994
  • Delivered exceptional customer service to every customer by leveraging extensive knowledge of products and services and creating welcoming, positive experiences.
  • Promptly responded to inquiries and requests from prospective customers.
  • Resolved customer issues over phone with 10-15 customers daily.
  • Answered average of 10-15 calls, emails and faxes per day, addressing customer inquiries, solving problems and providing product information.
  • Calculated correct order totals, updated accounts and maintained detailed records for inventory management.
  • Provided primary customer support to internal and external customers
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with forward-thinking strategies focused on addressing customer needs and resolving concerns
  • Responded to customer requests for products, services and company information
Westinghouse - Hazardous Materials Technician
City, STATE, 01/1991 - 10/1993
  • Maximized protections by accurately labeling hazardous waste containers in line with environmental and safety requirements.
  • Sampled and characterized waste to generate accurate materials profiles.
  • Prepared containers for long-distance shipping and coordinated transportation with contractors.
  • Audited hazardous waste weekly to assist with pick-up scheduling and maintain necessary safety controls.
  • Removed soil, debris and other materials from spill sites and placed in appropriate containers.
  • Cleaned up biohazards and industrial waste by carefully following optimal safety protocols.
  • Maintained inspection-ready manifest documentation for review by supervisor.
  • Collected and disposed of hazardous waste produced in businesses across United States.
  • Managed disposal of non-hazardous and special waste materials such as fuel oils.
  • Arranged pick-ups, managed documentation and reported quantities of waste to help coordinators make appropriate planning decisions.
  • Handled emergency spills and environmental cleanup requests with organized approach.
  • Executed safe handling to minimize exposure to internal and external hazardous material with precautious measures.
  • Moved and loaded drums and containers weighing as much as 500 pounds.
  • Recorded numbers of containers stored at disposal sites, specifying amounts or types of equipment or waste disposed.
  • Monitored contaminated area to determine scope of hazard and progress of cleaning efforts against targets.
  • Collected and disposed of hazardous waste produced in businesses across Tampa.
  • Removed soil, debris and other materials from spill sites and placed in appropriate containers
  • Handled emergency spills and environmental cleanup requests with organized approach
  • Operated power tools, industrial cleaning equipment and sprayers to remove harmful substances from surfaces
  • Cleaned contaminated equipment or areas for reuse using detergents or solvents, sandblasters or steam cleaners
  • Operated and maintained hoists and forklifts to move supplies and contaminated materials
  • Contained dangerous materials on site by building structures or walls to restrict access prior to removal processes
  • Adhered to all defined safety protocols, company requirements and federal and local laws to maintain safe and controlled environments
  • Monitored contaminated area to determine scope of hazard and progress of cleaning efforts against targets
  • Executed safe handling to minimize exposure to internal and external hazardous material with precautious measures
  • Sampled and characterized waste to generate accurate materials profiles

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School Attended

  • Florida State Fire College
  • College of Central Florida
  • Pasco-Hernando State College
  • Florida State Fire College
  • Columbia Southern University

Job Titles Held:

  • Captain Paramedic
  • Customer Service Representative/Maintenance Technician
  • Hazardous Materials Technician


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  • Bachelor of Science

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