Penal Code 832 Arrest and Chemical Agents certified. Attended Peace Officer academy at Richard A. McGee Correctional Training Facility and completed July 19, 1990. 20 years' experience with California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) working in various (Bargaining Unit 6 and SO6) Peace Officer classifications. 14 of the 20 years as a (S06) Custody Supervisor. 26 years' experience in highly stressful work environments that required punctuality, integrity, random urine drug testing and timely completion of your work with accurate and concise detail. All jobs required utilization of radio transmission as the main source of communication. Certified Training Instructor and Recruiter for California Department of Corrections. Certified as a Senior Hearing Officer for Administrative and Serious Rule Violations (115's). Proficient in reviewing evidence and hearing testimony to determine a guilty or not guilty finding. I understand greatly the importance of detailed documentation. Proficient in completion of Incident reports utilizing a Departments Computerized Reporting System. Proficient in evaluation and supervision of staff productivity, and development of Operational Procedures and Post Orders for Employees. I understand the importance of following work area, policy and operational procedures. Due to experience in the Medical Field and Correctional Environment, I am very proficient in quickly assessing urgent situations and handling highly stressful incidences in a calm, safe, professional manner and then documenting with accurate detail. Proficient in quarterly and annual qualifications of California Department of Corrections firearm and chemical agents utilizing a 12 G. shotgun, .38 Caliber SW revolver pistol, Mini-14 Rifle and L-8 37/40 mm Riot Gun/Grenade Launcher with direct impact, foam and rubber impact rounds. Proficient in research and investigation of criminal activity or misconduct through review of documentation, physical evidence, collection of eye witness testimony, confidential informant testimony, subject interview, video evidence, and all other relative facts, and then able to combine that material into a detailed Report of Findings.
01/2008 - 08/2010
Pelican Bay State Prison － Crescent City, CACDCR Correctional Lieutenant
Performing duties within the job specification of a Correctional Lieutenant for CDCR.
See Correctional Lieutenant Essential Functions) Supervise Correctional Sergeants and subordinate custody staff and oversee the daily program, training and staff safety, for the assigned Facility.
Senior Hearing Officer for Serious Rule Violations (115's).
If I found the inmate guilty via preponderance of evidence, I would sanction disciplinary action.
Disciplinary action could be reduction of program, privileges, personal property, additional time to their sentence, or lock up in Administrative Segregation or Security Housing Unit.
Approved Lock up orders Completed intake procedures of new arrival inmates in Receiving and Release.
Involved review of inmate's files and interview of inmate.
Incident Commander for Alarm Response occurring on your assigned Facility.
Various other duties as Second Line Custody Supervisor.
Performed investigations of Staff and Inmates involved in misconduct or violations of rules/operational procedures.
Supervised and directed incidences requiring calculated or immediate use of force.
Example Cell Extractions/Riots) The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) retired me on Industrial Disability on July 31, 2010, because I could not perform all the duties of a Peace Officer due to Cervical and Lumbar Spine injuries.
Injuries were from accumulated trauma while working in CDCR over the 20 years.
Although I had corrective surgery to my cervical and lumbar spine, it was determined I would be a risk to working in the Prison Setting.
Specifically I could not do the essential functions of lifting of 100 pounds, lift and carry an inmate if needed, appropriately disarm, subdue and defend myself against an inmate with a weapon, and run distances of 400 yards over uneven or wet surfaces.
01/2007 - 01/2008
Pelican Bay State PrisonCorrectional Sergeant
Performing duties within the job specifications of a Correctional Sergeant for CDCR.
Supervise Correctional Officers and monitor and ensure officers perform their daily duties and program.
Provide training, complete staff performance evaluations, Inmate Appeals, and hear Administrative Rule Violations.
Various other duties as a First Line Custody Supervisor.
Left Position in for promotion to Correctional Lieutenant.
01/2004 - 01/2007
CDCR Senior Medical Technical Assistant
Performing duties within the job specifications of a Correctional Facility, Senior Medical Technical Assistant for CDCR.
Supervised 30 Medical Technical Assistants (MTA) and Facility Clinics- Ensured completion of staff duties, training and monitored compliance with policies, procedures and court mandates.
Provided and supervised emergency medical response for institutional incidences.
Complete Staffing schedules; develop post orders, policies and procedures and various other nursing duties within the Licensed Vocational Nursing Scope of Practice.
Nursing Supervisor on Call.
Certified Master Trainer for the 40-hour MTA Orientation Program in Sacramento, CA.
12/2002 - 01/2004
Pelican Bay State PrisonHealth Program Coordinator
Performing duties within the job specifications of a Correctional Facility, Health Program Coordinator Oversee the Medical Departments Health Programs, Medical Contracts and supervised the Senior Medical Technical Assistants, MTA's and Medical Records Department.
Negotiated Health Care Contracts with vendors and monitored Contract Budgets.
Develop Corrective Action Plans for Health Care and monitored Quality Improvement Teams and Peer Review Committees.
The Medical Liaison Officer between Custody and the Health Care Department, when there were corrective or communication issues between Medical and Custody Staff.
Various other nursing duties within the Licensed Vocational Nursing Scope of Practice as needed.
Left position after Out- of -Class assignment was completed.
Returned to former position of Senior MTA.
04/1996 - 12/2002
Pelican Bay State PrisonSenior Medical Technical Assistant Health Program Coordinator
10/1990 - 04/1996
Pelican Bay State PrisonMedical Technical Assistant
Performing duties within the job specifications of a Correctional Facility, MTA.
Performed daily medication distribution to inmates, conducted medical sick call, performed lab and diagnostic procedures, and provided Emergency Medical Response to staff and inmates within the Facility.
Performed Peace Officer duties as required, including Incident and Disciplinary Reports.
Various other duties within the Peace Officer/Licensed Vocational Nursing Scope of Practice as needed.
Left position for promotion to Senior MTA.
06/1990 - 10/1990
Sierra Conservation Center Jamestown － Jamestown, CAMedical Technical Assistant
Transferred to obtain full time employment at Pelican Bay State Prison.
Carried out Physician Orders and assisted nurses and Physicians with Emergency procedures of multi trauma and critically ill patients.
Monitored telemetry and ensured lab work, x-rays, and consultations were ordered and completed.
Responsible for oredering and restocking of supplies for Emergency Room and Urgent Care Clinic.
Left position to begin a career with the California Dept.
06/1984 - 03/1988
Balboa Naval Hospital － San Diego, CAHospital Corpsman
MTA and Correctional Officer Recruiter
Left position due to Federal Government order to phase out the MTA classification due to conflict of interest in being a hybrid classification of Nurse and Peace Officer.
I was lateraled to a CDCR Correctional Sergeant Position.
EMT-ParamedicSection Leader Leading Petty Officer
I was responsible for a crew of 10 Hospital Corpsman and direct care of critically ill patients.
Initiated Intravenous therapy (IV) , performed Blood Gas Draws, insertion of nasogastric tubes (NG), Foley catheters and Endo-Tracheal tubes.
Sutured lacerations, assisted and performed minor surgical and orthopedic procedures, performed CPR and had an independent role in Advanced Life Saving ambulance calls, as Lead Paramedic.
I operated a 12 lead electro cardio graph and Electro-encephalograph machines with a computer retrieval system.
I dispensed medications, including I.M.
injections oral and inhaled drugs.
I performed routine basic lab studies.
I have assisted trauma surgeons with multiple trauma victims and placement of chest tubes, central venous/arterial lines, peritoneal lavage, thoracotomy procedures, spinal immobilization, head injuries, cardiac pacing and other resuscitative efforts.
Ensured that my subordinate staff efficiently carried out Physician Orders and received proper and required training.
I was involved in certifying Corpsman and Physician Interns for suturing, IV therapy, NG tube placement and plaster cast and splints.
El Dorado High SchoolPlacerville, CA
Consumes River CollegePlacerville, CAEmergency Medical Technician 1 (EMT1) and Nursing Health Careers
Naval School of Health Sciences, Balboa HospitalSan Diego, CA
South Western CollegeSan Diego, CAEMT- Paramedic School 1986-1987). Phlebotomy and Intravenous Line Certification
*Licensed Vocational Nurse VN 146568 October 1989 Successfully challenged Nursing Boards due to Naval Experience as Hospital Corpsman
Richard McGee Training AcademyGalt, CABasic Internal Affairs Investigation- 40 hours- through Pelican Bay, McClellan Air Base, Sacramento, CA, 2002.
*CDCR Training Instructor Course
CA Training Academy 1 week Correctional Lieutenant AcademyReal Estate Appraisal- Allied Schools- Completed 2004.
*Stockton, CA Training Academy- 6 week modified Officer Academy (Medical Technical Assistant transient)- January 2007.
*Stockton, CA Training Academy 1 week Correctional Sergeant Academy February 2008.
Member of Pelican Bay State Prison's Honor Guard and Peace Officer Recruitment Team.
*Hiking, fishing, skiing, camping are act ivies I enjoy.
AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES Numerous commendation letters for emergency medical response during incidences over the 20 years with Corrections Pelican Bay Employee of the Month 1998 State Merit Award for developing a policy in cost reduction for medical clearance of inmate food workers. Cost Savings $160,0000, received $16,000 award 2006.. Madrid Steadfast Award- Consistent good documentation of Incident Packages as a Lieutenant. Award April 2008 CDCR Bronze Star- Award May 2008- for resuscitating an inmate in June 2007. Member of Pelican Bay State Prison's Honor Guard and Peace Officer Recruitment Team. Hiking, fishing, skiing, camping are act ivies I enjoy.
CA Training Academy 1 week Correctional Lieutenant Academy
Job Titles Held:
CDCR Correctional Lieutenant
CDCR Senior Medical Technical Assistant
Health Program Coordinator
Senior Medical Technical Assistant Health Program Coordinator
Medical Technical Assistant
Unit Secretary/ER Tech
MTA and Correctional Officer Recruiter
Section Leader Leading Petty Officer
Emergency Medical Technician 1 (EMT1) and Nursing Health Careers EMT- Paramedic School 1986-1987). Phlebotomy and Intravenous Line Certification
*Licensed Vocational Nurse VN 146568 October 1989 Successfully challenged Nursing Boards due to Naval Experience as Hospital Corpsman Basic Internal Affairs Investigation- 40 hours- through Pelican Bay, McClellan Air Base, Sacramento, CA, 2002.
*CDCR Training Instructor Course
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