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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Thorough Paramedic with experience carrying out patient evaluation and emergent care. Well-versed in emergency protocols, in-field care and during transport. Proactive Paramedic with experience executing quality care in high-pressure situations. Deep knowledge in Emergency Medicine and outstanding team communication skills. Proudly demonstrated commitment, compassion and reasoned thinking while performing tasks rapidly to enhance patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Critical Decision-Making Skills
  • Reporting and Documentation
  • Airway Management
  • Advanced Lifesaving Procedures
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Injury and Illness Treatment
  • Prehospital Care
  • Heart Monitoring
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Diagnostics
  • Emergency Treatment Procedures
  • Patient Support and Assistance
  • Cardiac Defibrillation
  • Vital Sign Assessment
  • IV Fluid Replacement
  • Rapport Building
  • Lifesaving Measures
  • Treatment Documentation
  • Work Coordination
  • Neurological Assessments
  • Drug Inventory Management
  • First Aid
  • Venipuncture Procedures
  • Respiratory Care Assessment
  • Mass Casualty Protocols
  • Field Patient Assessments
  • Medical History Recording
  • Patient Condition Observation
  • Extrication Devices
  • Drug Reaction Intervention
  • Team Collaboration
  • Fire Suppression Techniques
  • Personal Protective Equipment PPE
  • Fire Prevention Education
  • Hazard Identification
  • Fire Suppression Tactics
  • Detailed Reporting
  • Pump and Hose Management
  • Apparatus Maintenance
  • Fire Suppression Work
  • Station and Equipment Cleaning
  • Victim Rescue
  • Community Education
  • Public Assistance and Support
  • Rescue Equipment Proficiency
Experience
09/2020 to Current Paramedic Firefighter Houston Medical Center | Warner Robins, GA,
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Administered CPR and other life-saving techniques on patients in cardiac arrest.
  • Treated patients suffering from heart attacks, strokes and motor vehicle accident injuries.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Responded quickly to medical emergencies to promote best possible health outcomes.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Assessed scene on arrival to identify potential safety issues and hazards affecting first responders.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Performed standard testing and administered medication to manage care in field and in transit.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Explained each step of treatment to conscious patients to reduce fear and invoke calm.
  • Obtained details regarding patient by questioning family members and bystanders.
  • Documented care provided to patients into reports for submission to supervisor.
  • Saved lives by administering medications, monitoring cardiac output and performing emergency intubations.
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to suppress fires with shovels and hand-driven water or chemical pumps.
  • Participated in fire and life safety inspections of commercial and residential properties and checked operating condition of hydrants.
  • Controlled and extinguished fires using manual and power equipment.
  • Combatted fires by holding nozzles and directing streams of fog, chemicals or water.
  • Analyzed situations to quickly adopt courses of action with regard to surroundings and circumstances.
  • Responded immediately to alarms for fires, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • Ascended and descended ladders, stairs and ramps in smoke-filled areas.
  • Held nozzles and directed streams of fog, chemicals or water to combat fires.
  • Communicated with other firefighters and emergency personnel to relay observations, equipment needs and other relevant information.
  • Employed systematic search and rescue procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims.
  • Maintained tools and fire vehicles, contributing to rapid response capability.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of industry equipment.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing, resuscitation and apparatus equipment.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
07/2018 to 01/2021 EMT-Basic Houston Medical Center | Perry, GA,
  • Responded to emergency calls to provide immediate medical assistance and transportation to medical facility.
  • Decontaminated ambulance's interior after exposure to contagious disease to prevent transmission.
  • Collaborated with emergency services and public safety personnel to expedite rescue process, increasing chances of survival for patients.
  • Determined nature and extent of injury or medical condition to establish priorities for emergency care.
  • Oversaw inventory of medical supplies to maintain availability and eliminate unnecessary expenses.
  • Operated ambulance to and from scenes and emergency facilities, responding to dispatch calls for emergent medical assistance.
  • Cleaned and sanitized ambulance and supplies between calls.
  • Observed, recorded and reported patients' condition or injury and treatment provided.
  • Collaborated with medical personnel to quickly treat and transport patients.
07/2007 to 12/2019 EMT-Basic Rural Metro Ambulance Service | City, STATE,
  • Responded to emergency calls to provide immediate medical assistance and transportation to medical facility.
  • Decontaminated ambulance's interior after exposure to contagious disease to prevent transmission.
  • Replaced linens and blankets and restocked supplies in ambulance to prepare team for next service.
  • Determined nature and extent of injury or medical condition to establish priorities for emergency care.
  • Collaborated with emergency services and public safety personnel to expedite rescue process, increasing chances of survival for patients.
  • Reported abnormal changes in patient's physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff for re-evaluation.
  • Worked closely with accepting hospitals to relay patients' vitals and fill out patient reports.
  • Documented patient information, condition and treatment while protecting confidentiality and patient rights.
  • Took vital signs and blood pressure to observe patient's condition and prepare appropriate resources and medical procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized vehicles and medical equipment to comply with safety and health protocols.
  • Loaded and transported patients from hospitals to rehab centers or other medical facilities.
  • Transported patients safely to minimize discomfort and prevent further injury.
  • Communicated with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to exchange information and arrange patient intake.
  • Positioned patients in preparation for treatment and transport.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2020 to to Associate of Science | Paramedicine Somerset Community College, Somerset, KY GPA:
Expected in 12/2012 to to Bachelor of Science | Psychology Morehead State University, Morehead, KY GPA:
Expected in 05/2002 to to High School Diploma | Milford Sr High School, Milford, OH GPA:
Certifications
  • Paramedic
  • Firefighter
  • Rope Tech

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School Attended

  • Somerset Community College
  • Morehead State University
  • Milford Sr High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Paramedic Firefighter
  • EMT-Basic
  • EMT-Basic

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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