Emergency Medical Technician with 20+ years in health care. 8 of these years have been in EMS with the last 3 being in a supervisor capacity in a high volume, urban environment that sees a wide variety of medical, traumatic and psychiatric emergencies. While acting as a supervisor, I concurrently work on the ambulance taking care of patients while often simultaneously multitasking my supervisor duties.Along with performing my normal EMT duties,I also manage supplies, keeping trucks up to date with preventative maintenance and quality assurance checks on all reports that come through from my direct employees to ensure streamline billing and accurate patient care reports.
to Current Trenton Emergency Medical Services – Trenton,
Responded to dispatched emergency assignments quickly and safely.
Performed basic and advanced patient assessments.
Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at the scene.
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 vehicle, medical supplies and equipment during down time.
Promoted team effort when working with dispatch center, external public safety agencies and health care providers.
Demonstrated high standards of performance, including teamwork, communication and compassion.
Kept vehicles ready for emergencies by cleaning them and keeping medical supplies stocked.
Strictly protected the confidentiality of all information related to patient care activities and EMS operations.
Pathology Transcriptionist/Surgical Scheduler02/2004
to 01/2009 Boulder Community Medical Center – Boulder,
Colorado Accurately transcribed pathology and autopsy reports as dictated by various pathologists in the department.Accurately transcribed all cytology reports as dictated by pathology assistants.Kept meticulous records of cytology and pathology reports to have on had for physicians and patients when needed to be sent out. Kept cytology slides in order and organized in a file system.Worked closely with two other transcriptionists to ensure all reports were completely in a timely fashion in accordance to urgency.
Associate of Applied Science: NursingCurrentMercer County Community College-
Bachelor of Arts: Spanish, Psychology2001The College of St. Rose-
Calm under pressure
Catastrophic emergency response training
Sound decision maker
Committed team player
Expertise in crisis intervention techniques
Trained in indicators of child abuse
Bilingual in Spanish and English
Strong public speaker
Attention to detail
CPR certified through American Heart Association
Blood Borne Pathogens
CEVO 3 Ambulance Driver and Instructor for Ambulance and Fire Trucks
ITLS (International Trauma Life Support)
PEPP (Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals)
Issues in Spinal Care - Selective Spinal Mobilization
NJ EMS Response to Opiate OD Narcan
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Group and Individual
Member of Mercury CISM Team
Gaps in employment
Gaps in employment were during periods of staying at home caring for my children as well as ill father during times I was in the best situation to do so rather than another family member.