Highly skilled Tactical Paramedic with extensive background in pre-hospital emergency care and police tactics. Adept at calmly, quickly assessing and reacting to emergency medical and tactical situations.
Winner of "Firefighter-Paramedic of the year" Award in 2007.
Honored by the city of Coral Springs for exceptional service and dedication to saving lives.
Winner of "Unit Citation" Award, two times.
Provide medical training to national and international SWAT and military operators in order to prevent and diminish casualties in the battlefield.
Recently lead a 2 weeks class in Kampala, Uganda for 30 Ugandan Police Force operators for tactical medicine.
It is the mission of the National Disaster Medical System to temporarily supplement Federal, Tribal, State and Local capabilities by funding, organizing, training, equipping, deploying and sustaining a specialized and focused range of public health and medical capabilities.
I was recently deployed to Long Island, NY for assistance with Hurricane Sandy reliefs. I was part of a group that treated 200 patients in 14 days inside of tents and with limited supplies.
I perform highly responsible supervisory and administrative work involving the planning, allocation, training, and supervision of work in an assigned fire station and at emergency scenes. I'm responsible for overseeing all daily operational, training, and supervisory aspects of shift assignments, managing emergency responses, assigned apparatus and equipment. I work in accordance with directives received from a Battalion Chief, however, I'm expected to exercise considerable independence and initiative in performance of routine tasks and emergency situations. My objective is to enforce the prevention and minimization of injury and/or loss of life and property in emergency rescue and fire situations. I make decisions to ensure the safety and protection of assigned personnel.
It is the intent of the Coral Springs Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics team to provide a highly trained and highly skilled tactical team as a resource for the department in the handling of critical incidents such as: barricaded suspects, hostage situations, snipers, terrorist acts, suicide resolutions, search and arrest warrants, medical care or any unusual crisis incident.
As a SWAT paramedic my mission is not just performing in an emergency, but to also make sure the team is prepared for daily operations, training and emergencies.
Highly responsible and technical work involving driving emergency vehicles, rescuing persons and highly skilled advanced life support and technical emergency medical services in the field.
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