A military veteran with over 24 years of leadership experience. Served as a Combat Medic in Garrison and Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently maintains an Emergency Medical Technician Certification. Skilled in the areas of medical management, health care administration, quality medical standardized training, diversity management training, group development, and conflict resolution. Extensive expertise in providing standardized instruction and testing for Tactical Casualty Life Support, Combat Lifesaver course and EMT Refresher. Expert in regulatory guidance in the prevention of sexual harassment, unlawful discrimination, and religious accommodation; accomplished in the investigation and resolution of harassment complaints of persons in protected classes; experience in supporting faculty, students, and administrative personnel in a higher education training environment; demonstrated skills in organizational development and change management; skilled in the implementation of action plans, policy development/enforcement, and procedures to foster positive attitudes; skilled in the application and interpretation of equal opportunity policy; skilled in management planning, strategic thinking, budgeting, staffing, training curriculum/development and facilitation; solid research and analytical abilities.
reated training programs for Soldiers and civilian staff members, resulting in reduced complaints and increased training compliance percentages.
Developed and executed work force training sessions for area staff, increasing the level of cultural awareness to the Soldiers and civilians.
Effectively created, organized, and executed regular training for office staff and increased the level of workforce development, resulting in a higher level of staff satisfaction.
Conducted seven Staff Assisted Visits, providing guidance on the Military Equal Opportunity program and insight on issues and concerns addressed by the employees of Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center and direct reporting units.
Coordinated over 16 Brigade Ethnic Observances, promoting ethnic diversity and multicultural education to over 3,500 Soldiers and civilian personnel.
Chosen by Chain of Command to compete for MEDCOM Military Equal Opportunity Advisor of the year and represent Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
Provided instruction and support for eight EOLCs resulting in over 150 Soldiers charged with the responsibilities of Equal Opportunity Leader duties. Provided mediation for command resulting in positive resolutions that contributed to improved morale and human relations in the organization.
Duties: Served as a Special Staff advisor to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Commander with three subordinate units, two health clinics, Public Health Activity-Fort Gordon, Army Dental Laboratory and a Dental Activity with a total assigned strength of over 3,500 Soldiers covering five states and Puerto Rico on all aspects of the Department of the Army's Military Equal Opportunity program providing assistance and training to military, family members, and Department of the Army/Department of Defense civilian personnel. Further duties included monitoring and articulating Department of Defense and Department of The Army policies concerning military equal opportunity. Conducted Staff Assisted Visits to subordinate units, ensuring there programs and policies were up to date. Ensured all training was properly document. Monitored and Collected data from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institutes (DEOMI) website in order to stay current for new trends or any new training requirements. Conducted command climate surveys for the Commander and provided feedback on the results. Ensured the command properly addressed all issues and concerns. Collected and inputted information for the Quarterly Narrative Statistical Report. Created monthly informational reports, documents, and correspondence in order to advise on the progress of all programs and training within MEO. Performed a final comprehensive review of all documents prior to forwarding, explained the deficiencies and recommended content changes based on research and/or knowledge of the MEO program. This consistent analysis and reporting provided for increased oversight on the MEO programs and successful evaluation of the program's effectiveness. Directed and assisted with the creation and execution of monthly ethnic observances to promote cultural diversity and awareness. Organized, coordinated with staff on the date and time of meetings and events; scheduled conference rooms, venues and ensured space was adequate for the number of attendees. Arranged for all computer and audio-visual support required, prepared agendas in the required format, notified participants and distributed the agenda prior to the meeting and assisted in the preparation of materials required.
Communicated effectively and concisely in written and oral formats by ensuring proper spelling grammar and sentence structure with a complete and accurate representation of any given situation.
Mentored an interim Commander for three months on all daily unit activities to ensure the company was thorough, fair and timely with all actions. Created a monthly command communication forum that increased support for the organization's programs, reported the most recent data collection, and identified current trends. Led the Company's Comprehensive Soldier and family Fitness program to 100% compliance by conducting valuable training. Developed a company culture of safety, increasing the emphasis on safety. This led to over 180 accident free days.
Conducted surveys in order to devise ways to overcome large scale issues and concerns in order to increase morale and productivity. Which resulted in a 100% readiness and staffing that provided excellent health care to the Soldiers, Civilians and Family members.
Ensured 100% compliance of all medical related tasks and standards resulting in all subordinate medical personnel maintaining their MOS qualification and certification.
Served as the Detachment Sergeant for the HHD, 86th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Campbell, KY, planned, directed, organized and implemented all medical administrative, operational training and personnel activities designed to ensure medical readiness of the unit and Soldiers assigned. Held weekly staff-supported meetings to highlight current challenges and created solutions to these challenges, to include personnel shortages, training shortfalls, and internal communication issues. Distributed, and balance work based upon priority, skilled requirements and level of difficulties. Served as the primary point of contact for workforce development, ensuring 180 staff members were within certification requirements. Directed training on a continuous basis, achieving 100% compliance for all Staff members. Conducted daily reviews of current workforce development needs and created strategies to meet these needs.
Regularly set, re-evaluated, and achieved workforce development goals in order to provide the highest level of mission support and patient care, and individual customers, resulting in increased patient satisfaction.
Discussed work in process, answered questions from team members concerning procedures, directives, policy etc., as well as technical subject matter related questions. Responsible for designs complete, self-contained, training materials along subject matter or functional specialty area lines. Extensively planned and organized, analyses of accumulated data and information, and considerable coordination and integration of the work with other functional activities. Exercised delegated authority to oversee the overall planning, direction, and timely execution of a program, several program segments, or comparable staff functions, including development,
assignment, and higher level clearance of goals and objectives for supervisors and managers of subordinate organizations. Masterfully developed training materials for complete, full-length courses, or major course units of comparable scope. Prepared training materials and supporting instructor and student guides.
Identified, collected, and arranged all materials required in conducting training courses for assigned subject matter area, and skillfully integrated into field manuals, mission training plans, and training products. Exercised discretionary authority to approve the allocation and distribution of funds in the organization's budget. Masterfully explored full range of possibilities for presenting training material, to include computer based interactive courseware or long- distance instruction modules. Personally handled problems affecting the team and specific individual complaints that could be resolved through face-to-face discussion, while forwarding complex cases to outside agencies Staff Judge Advocate Office (JAG), Military Equal Opportunity (MEO), Inspector General Office (IG) and Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP).
Independently made decisions with little to no required supervisory review of the completed product. Reviews were primarily to determine general effectiveness and consistency with the educational philosophy and objectives of the program and with the policies of the organization. Focused on developing professional education plans for future leaders, directed and executed the company Army Warrior Skills training to ensure 100% readiness was maintained.
Analyzed monthly data in order to create an aggressive strategy, which yielded increased leadership and command involvement in and support organizational goals, in turn improving the process by which services were provided to Soldiers, Civilians and Family Members. Managed the development of policy changes in response to changes in levels of appropriations. Communicated with leadership of all ranks and services on a daily basis in both written and oral formats, provided monthly written communication regarding services rendered, opportunities for workforce and training development, and an analysis of the most recent data collected. Independently explored a full range of possibilities for presenting training material, to include
computer-based interactive courseware or long- distance instruction modules. Oversaw and reviewed existing courses against the selected tasks to see if courses need modifications, supplements, or replacement. Much of the duties involved treating a variety of conventional problems, questions, or situations in conformance with established criteria. The work product or service affects the design or operation of education and training programs within the major command.
Served as the Medical Treatment Platoon Sergeant in the 501st Area Support Medical Company (ASMC), 86th Combat Support Hospital (CSH); responsible for the discipline, safety, health, welfare, morale, training, administration, and readiness of 7 NCOs, 20 Soldiers, and 3 Medical Officers and their family members; ensures Soldiers are trained in annual Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills, Military Occupational Specialty related tasks and mission related training; provides role I and II medical treatment under the direction of a physician, physician's assistant, or nurse; supervised operational readiness, accountability and maintenance of all assigned equipment and supplies valued in excess of $4,000,000; assumes duties as Company First Sergeant in the absence of leadership.
EMT Certification Registry # E1620896 Exp: 03/31/2022
Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick AFB, FL Equal Opportunity Advisor Course Awarded: 2018
U.S. Army Master Resiliency Trainer Course, Fort Stewart, GA Awarded: 2012
U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center Fort Rucker, AL Ground Safety Officer Course Awarded: 2011
U.S. Army Basic Instructor Course Fort Sam Houston, TX Awarded:2008
U.S. Army Basic Recruiter Course Fort Jackson, SC Awarded: 2003 SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE CURRENT
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