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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Communicative Firefighter known for first-rate mechanical aptitude and great integrity. Dependable individual dedicated to enhancing quality of life for citizens and fellow firefighters through productive, safe services. Expertise in providing emergency Paramedicine, performing fire suppression techniques and maintaining fire apparatus and equipment.

Accomplishments

Mayoral Award-City of Monona 2006

Firefighter of the Year- City of Monona 2012

Skills
  • Training program participation
  • Community education
  • Apparatus inspection
  • Firefighting Activities
  • Emergency Support
  • Team Leadership
  • Facility and Equipment Maintenance
  • Emergency communications
  • CPR and first aid
  • Emergency medical treatment
  • Emergency response procedures
  • Medical equipment usage
  • Firefighting
  • Equipment evaluation
  • File and records management
Work History
Firefighter/Paramedic, 11/2011 to Current
City Of SparksSparks, NV,
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on a Daily basis.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Identified appropriate medications based on potential interactions with other medicines, accurately calculating correct dosages according to drugs on hand and patient's weight.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Administered fluid replacement via IV, IO and IM to replace fluid volumes and correct electrolyte imbalances.
Lieutenant/Paramedic, 01/2000 to 10/2020
City Of Garland, TxGarland, TX,
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Identified appropriate medications based on potential interactions with other medicines, accurately calculating correct dosages according to drugs on hand and patient's weight.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
  • Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Executed emergency diagnostic procedures to treat patients, including stomach suction, airway management and heart monitoring.
  • Administered fluid replacement via IV, IO and IM to replace fluid volumes and correct electrolyte imbalances.
Water Utility Operator, 11/2001 to 11/2011
City Of MononaCity, STATE,
  • Documented all system performance details, parts orders and service logs thoroughly and filed with appropriate record retention protocol.
  • Used and monitored computer energy management system with broad knowledge of typical system metrics and associated alarms, alerts and warnings.
  • Maintained equipment performance by completing routine maintenance actions such as lubricating and cleaning components.
  • Fire Hydrant Maintenance
Education
: EMT-Paramedic, Expected in 12/1998 to Northern Illinois Mobile Intensive Care Program - Madison, WI,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1986 to Madison East High School - Madison, WI,
GPA:
Certifications
  • EMT-Paramedic
  • CPR- BLS provider
  • PALS Provider
  • ACLS Experienced Provider
  • EVOC - Emergency Vehicle Operators Course
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Northern Illinois Mobile Intensive Care Program
  • Madison East High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Firefighter/Paramedic
  • Lieutenant/Paramedic
  • Water Utility Operator

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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