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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 42393
(05/01/1990, male)
List top 5 skills: critical care, firefighter, flight medic, hems paramedic, paramedic, paramedic instructor, supervisor firefighter
Short Bio:

I am a Firefighter Paramedic in the United States seeking employment both domestically and internationally as a contractor.

- Masters Degree: Emergency Services Leadership / Management and Occupational Health and Safety
- Bachelors Degree: Emergency Medical Care
- Bachelors Degree: Fire and Safety Engineering Technology
- Nationally Registered Paramedic with almost 8 years experience
- Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C)
- Critical Care EMT-P
- RSI training and experience
-11 years firefighter

Current location: 

Massachusetts, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing, other, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, spanish

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Education

Eastern Kentucky University – Richmond, KY
Masters of Science Safety, Security & Emergency Management
2015

Dual concentration of:
Advanced Fire Service Leadership and Occupational Health and Safety.

Concepts learned: Fire Service leadership and management, emergency management, public sector finance and budget, grant writing, strategic planning for the Fire Service, emergency response, analytical statistics, construction safety management, industrial safety management, corporate compliance, auditing, workers compensation, legislation and regulatory compliance, OSHA regulations and recordable injuries, job hazard analysis, preventing workplace injuries and illness, personal and environmental hazards and several additional concepts in the fields of Fire Service administration and Occupational Health and Safety.

As partial fulfillment of this Masters of Science degree, a Masters research thesis titled, “Prehospital Emergency Medical Services Treatment Protocols: Aligning with National Best Practices,” was conducted and published. This thesis investigated the current system of prehospital paramedic treatment protocols and compared them to national standards as well as other states. A mixed methods research method was utilized to make recommendations to the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services on how to improve their current protocols to best meet the needs of the citizens they served.

 

Bachelors of Science Fire and Safety Engineering Technology
2012

Concentration of Fire Service Administration that covered a wide range of concepts applicable to the fire service including:

Fire Service administration and leadership, fire dynamics, fire behavior, fire investigations, fire protection systems, fire prevention and public education, building construction, instructional methodology for the fire service, technical report writing, emergency vehicle operation, pumps and hydraulics, hazardous materials planning and response, technical large animal emergency rescue, legal aspects of the Fire Service, applied fire and safety analysis, emergency service resource management, disaster and community fire defense planning, fire and emergency scene operations, as well as several other fire service concepts including a full time firefighting co-op education internship with the City of Richmond Fire Department.

 

Bachelors of Science Emergency Medical Care
2012

Concentration of Emergency Medical Care Administration that covered a wide range of concepts applicable to the Emergency Medical Services including: prehospital advanced life support, pharmacology, electrocardiogram, obstetric emergencies, management of behavioral emergencies, abnormal psychology, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, pediatric advanced life support, advanced cardiac life support, clinical rotations, emergency services budget and design, emergency medical services instructional methodology, emergency care systems management, research methodology, and several other concepts related to the Emergency Medical Services. This degree also included the required classes to obtain a Paramedic course completion certificate to test with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

 

Professional Experience

Firefighter / Paramedic
Northborough Fire Department – Northborough, MA
2004-Present

Responsibilities included:
Daily station duties, ensuring the readiness of apparatus and equipment, training, fire suppression, vehicle extrication, forest firefighting, fire prevention, public education, fire inspections, and many other job functions involved with working in an all hazards response fire department.

I started my fire service career as a Fire Service Explorer, an organization under the Knox Trail Council / Boy Scouts of America that provides an opportunity for training and experience in the fire service from the age of 14. I completed initial fire academy training and gained experience responding to various types of emergencies with the Northborough Fire Department. This enriching experience laid the foundation for my fire service career and my performance as an Explorer translated to a paid position as a Firefighter / EMT upon turning 18 years old.

 

Paramedic
Community Emergency Medical Services – Marlborough, MA
2007-Present

Paramedic provider for a high call volume EMS system that provided 911 and critical care interfacility transport. Functioned as a field clinical preceptor for paramedic students and newly hired employees. Critical care skills include: initiation, titration and monitoring of advanced airways and ventilators, trained in chest tube placement, experienced in transport and maintenance of chest tubes, initiating IV pump infusions as well as titration of rates to patient conditions, cardiac monitoring, 12-lead ECG and electrical interventions, understanding lab values and titrating medications according to protocol and medical direction, trained in suture placement.

 

Graduate Assistant
Eastern Kentucky University – Richmond, KY
2012-2014

Responsibilities included: instructing two different bachelor level classes within the Emergency Medical Care program. Instruction included: development and implementation of the class syllabus, learning objectives, lesson plans, lectures, activities, assignments and exams. Other duties including: instructing the paramedic advanced sequence students, skill lab coordination and upkeep, monthly checking and maintenance of the University’s Automated External Defibrillators, teaching AHA BLS classes, refilling of oxygen cylinders, skill credentialing and preceptor to students while working for Madison County EMS, conduction of research, several research projects, and program development.

Through this great opportunity experience was gained in: teaching, curriculum development, scholarly research, and several other areas related to working in academia.

 

Professional Experience

Contract Firefighter / Paramedic
Antarctic Fire Department – McMurdo Station, Antarctica
2014-2015

As a structural and Airport Rescue Firefighter (ARFF) with the Antarctic Fire Department the job function was to support the advancement of world science through fire/rescue and emergency medical support within the austere environment of Antarctica.

Based on Ross Island, the AFD provides the United States Antarctic Program with professional emergency services at McMurdo Station, Amundsen-Scott Station, and the United States Air Force airfields.

Antarctic Fire operations are performed where the most extreme environmental conditions on earth. Working in these conditions provided unique challenges and great experience adapting to and operating in an austere environment. Responsibilities include: emergency response, fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical services, Hazmat, fire prevention, emergency dispatching, fire inspections and public education.

 

Paramedic
Madison County Emergency Medical Services – Richmond, KY
2011-2014

Paramedic provider for a high call volume EMS system that provided 911 and critical care interfacility transport. Average annual call volume of 16,000 calls between seven 24 hour trucks and one 8 hour Monday – Friday truck. The coverage area for this system is 443 square miles, two cities and a combined population of approximately 90,000. Extended transport times due to the large coverage area fostered advanced clinical experience with longer patient contact times. Responsibilities also included functioning as a field clinical preceptor for paramedic students and newly hired employees. Experience conducting Mass Casualty and Triage Management in full scale exercises including chemical warfare, airplane crashes and severe weather incidents. This MCI triage management also has extended to several real life responses. Critical Care Skills identified in Community EMS profile also performed at this job.

 

Lieutenant Firefighter / Paramedic
Waco Fire Department – Waco, KY
2008-2014

Responsibilities included: daily station duties, ensuring the readiness of apparatus and equipment, training, fire suppression, vehicle extrication, forest firefighting, fire prevention, public education, fire inspections, and many other job functions involved with working in an all hazards response fire department.

Lieutenant responsibilities included: direct supervision and coordination of all firefighters, fire suppression and rescue efforts, development and implantation of department standard operational procedures, conducting departmental training, inspection and maintenance of department apparatus and equipment, fire inspections and several other tasks at the direction of the fire chief.

Policy experience includes the development and implementation of a county-wide Rapid Intervention Team response policy that drastically improved the safety and response capabilities of all country fire departments.

 

Professional Experience

Paramedic
Estill County Emergency Medical Services – Irvine, KY
2008-2012

Paramedic provider for a high call volume EMS system that provided 911 and critical care interfacility transport. Estill county EMS is a rural provider of emergency medical services. This unique environment of extended transport times and extended patient contact lends to advanced experience in caring for ill and injured patients. Responsibilities also include functioning as a field clinical preceptor for paramedic students and newly hired employees. Critical Care Skills identified in Community EMS profile also performed at this job.

 

Firefighter / Paramedic
Scott County Fire Department – Georgetown, KY
2010-2011

Responsibilities included: daily station duties, ensuring the readiness of apparatus and equipment, training, fire suppression, vehicle extrication, first response to critical medical calls, and many other job functions involved with working in an all hazards response fire department.

 

Co-op Firefighter
Richmond Fire Department – Richmond, KY
2009-2010

Responsibilities included: Working on shift with the City of Richmond on a 24/48 schedule through the co-op program at Eastern Kentucky University, furthering my experience, education and training while completing daily station duties, ensuring the readiness of apparatus and equipment, training, fire suppression, vehicle extrication, first response to critical medical calls, and many other job functions involved with working in an all hazards response fire department.

 

Professional Certifications

Paramedic
2010 – Present
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, No.P8050144

Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C)
2015 – Present
Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification, No.5183

Critical Care Paramedic
2015 – Present
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, No. 78813

Emergency Medical Services Instructor II
2012 – Present
National Association of Emergency Medical Service Educators

Advanced Cardiac Life Support
2009 – Present

American Heart Association
Advanced Pediatric Life Support
2009 – Present

American Heart Association
American Heart Association BLS Instructor
2010 – Present

American Heart Association
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2008 – Present

American Heart Association
Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training
2015 – Present

Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization, No.130157001006153314
BOSIET Includes Helicopter Underwater Evacuation Training (HUET) and Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System (CA-EBS and EBS).

 

Professional Certifications

Firefighter I
2009 – Present
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress, No. 1230664

Firefighter II
2009 – Present
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress, No. 1230663

Fire Service Instructor I
2014 – Present
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress, No.

Fire Service Inspector I
2009 – Present
Office of Housing: State of Kentucky

Airport Rescue Firefighter (ARFF)
2014 – Present
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress, No. 1937281

Hazardous Materials Technician
2013 – Present
OAI, inc., No. 101002137261

Certified Fire and Explosions Investigator
2013 – Present
National Association of Fire Investigators, No. 18446-10089p

Trench Rescue Operations
2008 – Present
Eastern Kentucky University / Richmond Fire Department

Incident Safety Officer
2010 – Present
National Fire Academy

Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue
2009 – Present
Eastern Kentucky University

 

Emergency Management Institute

IS-00100.a Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100)

IS-00200.a ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents

IS-00235.b Emergency Planning

IS-00300 Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents

IS-00340 Hazardous Materials Prevention

IS-00400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents

IS-00700 National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction

IS-00800.b National Response Framework, An Introduction

IS-00801 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #1 Transportation

IS-00802 Emergency Support Function (ESF) #2 Communications

 

National Fire Academy Courses

National Fire Academy: Leadership I – Strategies for Company Success

National Fire Academy: MCTO – Decision Making

 

Professional Memberships

Member, National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI)

Member, Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Former President, Association of Fire Science Technicians (AFST)

Former Chairman, Justice & Safety Executive Council (JSEC)

Former Treasurer and Founding Father, Fraternity of Chi Beta Tau (XBT)

Member, International Association of Flight & Critical Care Paramedics (IAFCCP)

Fire Service Training Conferences

Volunteer, 2013 National Fire, Arson, & Explosion Investigation Charlotte, NC

Volunteer, 2012 Fire Rescue International Conference Denver, CO

Volunteer, 2011 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference Indianapolis, IN

Volunteer, 2010 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference Indianapolis, IN

Volunteer, 2009 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference Indianapolis, IN

Volunteer, 2008 Fire Department Instructor’s Conference Indianapolis, IN