Brian Poulsen is a United States Army Veteran. While serving he learned how to lead by example and lead effectively. Teamwork is a vital in all situations and everyone has a role in the success.
Brian is extremely passionate talented and versatile
dedicated to providing city and private contracted
ambulance service in collaboration with another EMT.
Nationally Certified EMT
Cool and collected under pressure
Skilled, and creative problem solver
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel
02/2014 to 02/2016
VETERANS SERVICE REPRESENTATIVEDEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS － Lincoln, NE.
Supervisor: Stephanie Wilson/ May be contacted (Yes)
Serves as a primary contact for veterans, their beneficiaries, and their representatives and is the decision-maker for compensation or pension claims.
Explains the full range of VA benefits and all related programs.
Makes determinations as to eligibility for the type of benefit sought and analyzes, develops, and requests required evidence for certain claims requiring a rating decision.
Decides the necessity for and type of examination, reexamination or opinions to determine the existence of or to evaluate disabilities resulting from diseases or injuries.
Develops comprehensive requests for these examination/opinions to ensure appropriate evidence is received from which to adjudicate the claim.
Prepares correspondence to members of Congress and special interest groups on case assignments and other "controlled" correspondence.
Reviews all correspondence to private attorneys; acknowledges and revokes designations for private attorneys.
Utilizes various electronic data processing (EDP) systems for inputting data related to claims adjudication, processing, monitoring, and correspondence preparation.
Acts as an advocate for veterans and their beneficiaries in their dealings with other VA elements and organizations that effect their claims.
02/2011 to 02/2014
CLAIMS ASSISTANTDEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS － Lincoln, NE.
Supervisor: Roger Struempler/ May be contacted (Yes)
Initiates /develops Veteran claim Processes by inputting evidence into multiple organizational databases with minimal errors.
Acts as an advocate for the veteran by acknowledging and revoking designated power of attorneys.
Daily usage and understanding with the following VA database applications: Share, Covers, MapD, Vacols, Capri, Virtual VA and VBMS.
Analyzes and prepares correspondence electronically in support of veteran's compensation.
Generates Informal Claim notification letters to assist Veterans with a means to properly start the claims process Establishes and clears end products (EP).
01/2008 to 01/2010
COMBAT MEDICU.S. ARMY － Fort Sam Houston, TX
Supervisor: SFC Jill Jackson/ May be contacted (Yes) Salary: $1,760.80/monthly.
Efficiently handled clerical duties including answering phones and preparing necessary forms for platoon.
Directed and supervised soldiers as platoon guide and resolved daily problems received.
Emergency Medical Technician Southeast Comminunity College － Lincoln, NE
GED: GeneralDenison Job Corps － Denison, IA
Highly motivated individual effective at assessing emergencies of all kinds. Reputation as a self-directed professional with superior problem solving, communication, and decision making skills. Great bedside manner, enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills.