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Serial No: 12003

List top 5 skills: ACLS, ems instructor, nremt-p, PALS, paramedic
Short Bio:

Recently retired after 28 years as a Paramedic with Boston EMS. For the last 10 years served as the departments Paramedic Training Coordinator. NREMT-Paramedic. AHA ACLS & PALS Instructor. Currently appointed to Bunker Hill Community College Paramedic Advisory Committee. I have worked on State and National Committees on EMS policy/regulatory issues.

Current location: 

Massachusetts, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



 Career/Highlights

4-2-2014
Appointed to Bunker Hill Community College Paramedic Program Advisory Board

3-14-2014
Retired from Boston EMS

2004 – 3-14-2014
City of Boston E.M.S. ALS Training Coordinator

I am responsible for oversight of the internal paramedic training program and coordinating the continuing education classes for Boston EMS paramedics. I also serve as the Boston EMS liaison to the Boston Medical Center Pharmacy and responsible for documenting controlled medication use.

2007 – 2009
Assisted in development of Boston EMS ALS Simulation Lab

2006 – 2007
Steering Committee Member EMS Policy Summits of the National Emergency Medical Services Preparedness Initiative
( http://www.nationalemspreparedness.org/ )

2006 – 2008
Guest Speaker at Harvard University & Massachusetts General Hospital Trauma and Critical Care Surgery Conference

2003 – 2005
Lead Instructor Boston EMS Paramedic Program

02-14-95 – 3-14-2014
City of Boston E.M.S. EMT-PARAMEDIC

11-13-85 to 2-14-95
City of Boston E.M.S. EMT – AMBULANCE

During my tenure at Boston EMS I have been assigned in various districts through out the city, including A-5 in the west, A-7 in the east, and many years in A-4 in the center of the city. These assignments have given me a solid feel for he geography of the city, its neighborhoods, and the EMS related facilities in them.

I have functioned as a BLS provider (9-yrs.), ALS provider (15-yrs.), EMCO (1.5-yrs

In 2001 I was honored as the Departments Paramedic of the Year.

I have also participated in many specialized training programs with other agencies that require familiarization with their equipment or the logistics of their physical operation. These include Massport-Logan Airport; Boston Police-Bomb Disposal, Drug Control, Special Operations, and Harbor Units; U.S. Coast Guard, Mass. State Police, MBTA Operations Section system orientation, Suffolk County Corrections, AMTRAK, and M.W.R.A.

1985-Present: AFSCME Local 1489/ Local 636/ EMS Division BPPA

As a member of the EMS Division of the BPPA I have been active in many aspects of union activity.

I have worked on legislative matters, particularly retirement and EMS regulatory legislation. I have participated in labor management collaborative efforts in these matters. I have testified before numerous committees at the State House.

I frequently attend meetings of Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services Emergency Medical Care Advisory Board and its committees. I monitor, and when possible participate in, the development of regulatory language subsequent to the enactment of the EMS 2000 legislation.

I have served as a member of the EMS/BBPA Bargaining Committee.

I was the EMS/BPPA liaison to the North American EMS Employee Organization Network (NEEON) (now known as the EMS Labor Alliance – EMSLA), from 1997 through 2004 I served as N.E.E.O.N.’s Treasurer.

In 1999, while serving on the PAX Centurion Editorial Board, I produced and distributed 62,000 copies of the EMS WEEK SPECIAL EDITION of the PAX. This was distributed through the network of neighborhood newspapers. The 8 page paper highlighted the service Boston EMS provides to the cities residents and visitors.

1998 – 2005: The NEEON Foundation

In 1998 I established the NEEON Foundation. In 1999 I secured 501-c-3 status for the Foundation from the IRS. I currently serve as the President of the NEEON Foundation. The purpose of the NEEON Foundation is to engage in educational and research activity, which relate to EMS and to raise the funds necessary to inspire and underwrite these activities. It is my intention that the NEEON Foundation’s projects will result in enhancements to EMS systems and better working conditions for EMS professionals.

3-85 to 11-12 85: Bay State Ambulance: EMT – PARAMEDIC

1987 to 1995: Brewster Ambulance: EMT-PARAMEDIC

1985 to 2000: Boston Medical Education Group: Instructor of ACLS, BCLS, PALS
The company conducts training for various units in many of the Boston area’s major teaching hospitals including MGH, BW, NEMC, BIH, CHMC, JPVA

1989 to present: Massachusetts O.E.M.S. ALS EXAMINER

1990 to 1995: Member of N.D.M.S. BOSTON D.M.A.T

Responded to the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew in southern Florida. While there I was part of the “Management Support Unit” (MSU) that was responsible for the location, deployment, operation, and supply/support of three field hospitals dispatched to the area. I was part of the Management Support Unit for the N.D.M.S. when D.M.A.T.S. from around the country came to Boston to participate in “Sail Boston ‘92”

June 1984 through May 1985: Medical & Technical Research Associates:
Assistant manager of the clinical unit of a pharmaceutical research facility, supervising and performing patient screening, physical exams, ECG’s, IV insertion, blood and urine sample collection and processing during “in human” research.

1981 through 1982: Stoddards at Chestnut Hill Mall
Assistant manager of retail store

Education

Northeastern University
1982 – EMT – Basic
1984-1985 EMT-Paramedic Program

Babson College 1973-1975, 1976-1977

Brookline High School 69-73

Certifications
Current Commonwealth of Massachusetts EMT-Paramedic
Current A.H.A. ACLS, BCLS, PALS Instructor