Demonstrated dedication, professionalism and technical comepetence in all aspects of outpatient care including, sickcall, urgent care, physical examinations, dental pre authorizations, in pharmacy, maintaining inventory, and medical record administration.
I served over 400 patients during sickcall, administered 600 immunizations, and processed 300 physical exams with a 100 percent approval rate.
Performed quality assurance checks on 300 active duty and reserve medical records, including traveling to outlying units to conserve man hours.
Followed up with members providing necessary medical services to ensure they were ready for worldwide assignment.
I played a vital role in maintaining member dental readiness by processing 400 dental pre authorizations.
I assisted Marine Safety Units by completing 13 Occupational Medical Surveillance and Evaluation Program physicals.
In support of Hurricane Katrina I prepared 170 members for mobilization and demobilization with around the clock on call service.
I reviewed over 100 records in aid of the District Information Systems Security Officer ensuring member's ability to hold a security clearance.
Undertook the training of a junior petty officer transitioning into the health services field.
Provided first aid training to ship crew members.
Independent Duty Corpsman, Health Services Technician II March 2004 to May 2004Wilmington, United States Coast, NC
Linnea Van Gansbeke, Tel: Unknown, Salary: $47,000/yr, Hrs Worked: 50-60/wk.
DUTIES: Volunteered to fill a critical position in support of Operation Able sentry.
Acted as Independent Duty Corpsman aboard Coast Guard Cutter.
I was solely responsible for the health and wellbeing of over 80 crew members during this time.
Ran daily sickcall operations screening and caring for crew ill members.
Oversaw the ship's Heat Stress Monitoring program, Water Safety program, Hearing and Eye Conservation program Respiratory Maintenance program, and Occupational Health Surveillance program.
Participated in shipboard drills as a member of the Damage Control Training Team, and provided training to stretcher bearers and first responders.
Conducted thorough medical screenings and treated 3 foreign nationals detained from a "go-fast" smuggling vessel intercepted by the cutter carrying illegal narcotics.
Health Services Technician II May 2001 to July 2005United States Coast Guard Yard － Baltimore, MD
Recorded patient medical history, vital statistics, and information such as lab or test results into medical records in preparation for exams by the Physician.
Helped Physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments or other materials.
Conducted minor surgery, including wound closures, dressings, and splinting under limited supervision by Physician.
Prepared and administered medications as necessary.
Dispensed medication from the pharmacy and counseled patients on dosage and possible side effects.
Cleaned, sterilizied and packaged instruments after procedures.
Disposed of contaminated supplies properly.
As a member of the Emergency Staff I provided efficient and sometimes lifesaving care.
In the laboratory I collected blood, and tissue specimens in preparation for testing, and maintained logs and results, ensuring entry into the member health record.
Assigned as training petty officer I conducted or coordinated training of staff in all matters to maintain required compliance.
Conducted hearing tests, eye tests, weight evaluations and lab tests while assigned to physical exams department.
As director of medical referrals, contacted outside hospitals and specialists to schedule, and ensure proper care and follow-up for patients.
While working in the medical records department I conducted quality assurance checks and scheduled patients for appointments, physicasl, or immunizations as needed.
Answered patient inquiries over the phone, and made patient appointments following HIPAA compliance codes.
Supervised and trained junior military personnel in all clinical aspects and helped prepare them for the tests to achieve the next rank.
Prepared patients for X-Rays as directed by Physician, shot and developed X-Rays, transported X-Rays to Radiologist for final read and results, responsible for providing requesting Physician with final results and filling results in patients' medical record.
Maintained and followed quality control procedures and upkeep of X-Ray department and equipment.
Radiographer Diploma : 08/2003United States Navy Basic X-Ray School － San Diego, CA
Diploma : 06/2001Canon-McMillan High School － Petaluma, CA
Civil Rights/Human Relations Training Equal Opportunity Training Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Ethics Corp Training Protective Services Training Supervisor and Management Training Ear Irrigation Incisions and Drainage Splinting Nail Removal Course Wound Closures Digital and Local Anesthesia Excellent Bedside Manner and Respect of Patient's Rights and Privacy
Current member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and acting Post Adjutant
Anesthesia, Computer Networking, fast, filling, first aid, Human Relations, immunizations, Information Systems, maintaining inventory, Irrigation, director, Management Training, materials, Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Microsoft Word, next, Occupational Health, outpatient care, treat patients, personnel, quality assurance, quality control, read, Safety, security clearance, statistics, Supervisor, supervision, surgery, phone, urgent care, X-Rays, X-Ray
MILITARY AND CIVILIAN AWARDS
Expert Pistol Medal 1999, Expert Rifle Medal, 1999, National Defense Medal, 1999, Sea Service Medal, 2000, Meritorious Team Medal with two Gold Stars, 2002, Meritorious Unit Medal, 2003,Hurricane Katrina Medal, 2005, Global War on Terrorism (GWOT), 2005, Good Conduct Medal with one Bronze Star, 2006, Commandants Letter of Commendation Medal, 2007