Physician Assistant with over 8 years of active duty military service. Extensive education, training, and experience in leadership and management positions. Experience in teaching a variety of military medical course work to include trauma management, basic anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and leadership development.
Army commendation medal (4th award) Army Achievement Medal (6th award), Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Good Conduct Medal (2 awards), National Defense Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal (2 stars), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, NCO professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, Parachutists Badge, Driver Mechanic Badge
Physician assistants responsible for the health care of over 500 U.S service members. Assesses & diagnoses medical conditions in the field; prescribes detailed treatment plans; swiftly responds to numerous medical emergencies. Analyzes internal processes while recommending and implementing procedural or policy changes to improve and streamline operations while promoting overall mission accomplishment. Superlative “front line” medical skill set includes extensive training and experience in trauma care, clinical assessments, nursing care, administering medicine and supervision of laboratory support. Plans, coordinates, and executes medical services ranging from complex surgical procedures to “tailgate” medicine anywhere in the world in an urban setting or “off-grid” third-world settings.
Maintained accurate medical records and documented patient case history in detail. As a trauma management team leader of 15 medical staff rapidly assessed and responded to medical emergencies. Discussed various treatment options extensively with patients and families.
Managed team of 15 of professionals.
Served as mentor to junior team members. As vaccination coordinator insured proper examination and inoculation for over 400 patients to immunize them from communicable diseases. Regularly referred patients to medical specialists for more specialized courses of treatment. Assessed patients to determine medical condition and level of surgical risk.
Senior Medical Officer on over 40 combat patrols over a 15 month period. Senior education coordinator and adviser for over 500 soldiers. Worked as a Prisoner of War Processing Specialist. Received and implemented combat orders and directed deployment of personnel in offensive, defensive and retrograde operations. As an Operations Administrator Coordinated training schedules and maintained complete accountability during redeployment of all sensitive items and communication equipment. Coordinated operations with armor, artillery and air support units.
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