Qualified veteran EMT with a solid reputation for superior performance, accuracy and decision making ability. Flexibleand hardworking with the drive to succeed. Dedicated and focused employee who excels at prioritizing and completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Detailed oriented, personable and professional. I value compassion, safety and health and family. I have an extensive knowledge of medical technology, and I am an experienced EMT-intermediate capable of advanced life support, certified in Nationally and in Colorado, with strong communication, clinical, clerical and interpersonal skills. Responsible and reliable demonstrated by almost 15 years of experience in healthcare. I have experience with emergency medicine, home health care, long term health care and acute hospital care settings. I am a patient-focused emergency services healthcare provider but have experience interacting with many departments in the healthcare system. I am adept at calmly and quickly assessing medical and personal emergencies while remaining level headed in challenging situations.
. The ability to efficiently communicate verbally, via telephone and radio equipment; ability to lift, carry and balance up to 125 pounds (250 with assistance); ability to interpret written, oral and diagnostic instructions; ability to use good judgment and remain calm in high-stress situations; ability to work effectively in an environment with frequent auditory and visual interference; ability to function efficiently throughout an entire work shift; ability to calculate weight, volumes and ratios as well as read small print, all under threatening time constraints. The ability to read and understand English language manuals and road maps; accurately discern street signs and address numbers; ability to interview patient, family members, and bystanders; ability to document, in writing, all relevant information in prescribed format in light of legal ramifications of such; ability to converse in English with coworkers and hospital staff as to status and care of the patients. Good manual dexterity, with ability to perform all tasks related to the highest level of patient care. Ability to bend, stoop, and crawl on uneven terrain and rugged surfaces; and the ability to withstand varied environmental conditions such as extreme heat, cold, and moisture. Ability to work in low light, confined spaces and other dangerous environments.
Injury recognition and minor treatment for club sports athletes involved in contact sports (Hockey, rugby, soccer). Some taping and splinting.
the dispatching of all law enforcement, emergency medical services, and
fire departments in Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties.
Psychology major with an emphasis on bio-psychology. I took many course in biology, sport science/kinesiology and sociology in addition to classes required for my major.
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