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I am applying for the OCA position to advanced my paramedic and leadership skills by becoming a supervisor.   Succeeding in many various positions in the past 14 years I have worked in San Mateo County makes me a well qualified applicant. 
Core Qualifications
  • FP-C #6697 exp. 10/2020
  • NREMT-P #M exp. 03/2019
  • ITLS exp. 12/2019
  • NRP exp. 02/2019
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. exp. 11/2018
  • San Mateo County accredited 
  • Santa Clara County accrediated
  • Mountain-Valley EMSA accredited exp. 03/31/2018
  • California paramedic  #P29431 exp. 03/2019 
  • ACLS exp. 09/2019
  • PALS exp. 12/2019
  • BLS/CPR exp. 01/2020
  • FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700, 800, 5
  • FRO certified 
  • SMART Mental Health certified 
  • Peer recognition Off-Duty Life Saving award 2016
  • Meritorious Service award 2016 
  • Ambulance strike team leader at Urban Shield 2015
  • Granted full scholarship for paramedic school 
  • Ambulance strike team FEMA response to hurricanes Gustav and Ike
  • Deployed on 2 presidential standbys for President Obama
  • Crisis Intervention Training certified
  • Past member of San Mateo County cooperative SWAT team.
Professional Experience
08/2017 to Current
Flight Paramedic CALSTAR Gilroy, CA Certified flight paramedic in EC 135 aircraft with both IRF and VFR capabilities.  Also Fly Along and In-Service Training coordinator.  CALSTAR 2 provides both IFT and 911 responses within Santa Clara County and surrounding areas of Northern California.  
11/2004 to Current
Paramedic American Medical Response Burlingame, CA

Working transport paramedic for San Mateo County 911 system.  Current Field Training Officer and paramedic preceptor.  Acting Disaster Response Team leader.  Provides mental health services with San Mateo Assessment and Referral Team.

12/2015 to 12/2016
Emergency Department Technician Stanford Hospital Emergency Department Palo Alto, CA

Decontamination certification.   Plaster splinting ortho injuries, 12 Lead assessment, triage vitals, and other various responsibilities  within  the Emergency Department/Fast Track/CDU. 

01/2017 to 08/2017
Flight Paramedic Air Methods- Mercy Air 31 Atwater, CA

Current full time flight paramedic on Bell 407 rotor wing.  Provides critical care for unstable patients.  Responds to 911 scene calls and interfacility transports.

Associate of Arts: Emphasis in Science De Anza College Cupertino, CA
  • 3.72 GPA
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society and Dean's list
Community Service

Reading Partners Tutor   9/2015- Present

  • One on one reading with students six months or more behind in reading skills to improve literacy at Caesar Chavez Elementary School, San Jose.

Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley 2/2013- 12/2014

  • Participated in Educational and Docent programs including special events interacting and educating community about wildlife
  • Past handling/feeding/husbandry for Western Screech Owl Wildlife Educational Ambassador named "Olive"
  • Daily in-house care and feeding before releasing rehabilitated wildlife back into their nature habitat
  • Volunteered at International Bird Rescue in 2015 after chemical spill
  • Volunteered in Every 15 Minutes at Terra Nova High School in 2012
  • Volunteered in disaster readiness drill at San Francisco Airport in 2009
  • Rock climbing trips to: El Potrero Chico Mexico, Smith Rock State Park Oregon, Red Rocks NP Las Vegas and many more!
  • Backpacking through Yellowstone NP, Havasu falls Arizona, Yosemite NP and Desolation Wilderness in Sierra Nevada
  • Runs in Bay to Breakers, Muddy Run, Color Run, and Ultraviolet Run
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Highly motivated veteran Paramedic with a solid reputation for superior performance, accuracy and decision making ability. Experience in supervisory roles as well as aeromedical and ground critical care transport environments.
  • Paramedic - State of FL, SC, & NY
  • AHA BLS, ACLS, & PALS Instructor
  • EVOC Instructor
  • Critical Care & Flight Paramedic training
  • NIMS ICS 100, 102, 200, 240, 300, 400, 700, 703 & 800
  • Field Training Officer
  • Strike team leader training
  • Rescue operations & Advanced Airway training
  • Special events experience (NASCAR jump medic, Sebring Raceway EMS Supervisor, NASA Launch Operations Medic - KSC)
  • Class D security officer FL (AMR On-Guard operations experience)
  • Mobile integrated Healthcare training
  • Medical Triage Officer / Medical Control Officer
Field Training Officer of the Year award
Flight Paramedic / Jet Rescue Air Ambulance - Opa Locka, FL 05/2017 - Current
Provides direct patient care at BLS, ALS, and Critical Care levels of care in a transport environment, both in fixed-wing aircraft and in ground transport ambulance, in accordance with established standards of care and Jet Rescue Air Ambulance Policy/Procedures under the direction of the Medical Director.
First Responder / South Florida Fair Grounds - West Palm Beach, FL 02/2014 - Current

Respond to emergency calls and render initial care on Fair Grounds Property, stabilize Pt and transfer to rendezvous with Fire-Rescue for transfer of care and transport.

Operations Supervisor / American Medical Response - Lake Worth, FL 08/2007 - Current
  • Respond to emergency & non-emergency requests for transport and provide standardized,
    quality BLS, ALS, or CC level treatment as needed
  • Develop and oversee strategies for improving operational efficiency and accuracy
  • Train, mentor and motivate employees to maximize team productivity
  • Develop a strong rapport with other medical professionals, including local hospital staff, to foster quality and efficient patient care
  • Conduct equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules
  • Track and escalate compliance, care and quality issues
  • Regularly evaluate employee performance, provided feedback and assisted, coach and discipline staff as needed
Flight Paramedic / AMR Air Ambulance - Fort Lauderdale, FL 11/2015 - 11/2017

Provides direct patient care at BLS, ALS, and Critical Care levels of care in a transport environment, both in fixed-wing aircraft and in ground transport ambulance, in accordance with established standards of care and AMR Air Ambulance Policy/Procedures under the direction of the Medical Director.

Crisis Assistance Team Volunteer / Palm Beach County Fire Rescue - West Palm Beach, FL 02/2009 - 05/2010

Respond to emergency and non-emergency calls involving high stress environments to perform crisis management.  Provide emotional care through bereavement support, de-escalation techniques, and psycho-educational interventions for citizens involved in a critical event.  Case management is also provided for citizens who need further non-emergency assistance for future care and maintenance.

Explorer / Delray Beach Fire Rescue - Delray Beach, FL 08/2004 - 03/2008

Participated in training exercises twice a month involving medical, fire, and leadership training.  Accompanied the shift's Paramedic Supervisor and Battalion Chief on calls and daily routine shift events, thus providing a myriad of experiences in supervision, interpersonal skills, agency management, employee management, and global perspective.

Keiser Career College - Greenacres, FL Paramedic
Keiser Career College - Greenacres, FL Emergency Medical Technician
Adult Education Center - West Palm Beach, FL GED

Skilled in office practices, general business practices, general teaching practices, Microsoft Office, Telestaff, Logis CAD, I-Status CAD, great organizational skills, people skills.

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  • Skilled in conducting physical Skilled cardiac care nurse examinations Committed to compliance reporting Committed to pediatric nursing BLS instructor Trained in in- and out-patient care Culturally sensitive Wound cleaning/care expertise Strong medical ethic Familiarity with disease management Body mechanics knowledge programs Medical clinical procedures Flow sheet charting comprehension IV drug therapy management Specimen collection/processing proficiency ER experience.
1 year of experience as a Case Manager for home health clients being released from the hospital or rehab facility involving patient advocating, coordination of care disciplines of OT, PT, physician offices and direct nursing care. 3 years current ED experience as a nurse in a Critical Access hospital providing excellent emergency and non-emergency care for the community. Seeking a role as a nurse in community nursing to reach outside the hospital setting, filling the void between hospital discharge to home as well as preventative medicine to decrease need of return visits to ER and readmission to the hospital.

Health and wellness expertise

Physical examinations

Wound care

Familiarity with disease management programs

EPIC EMR/ flow sheet charting

IV drug therapy management

Specimen collection/processing proficiency

ACLS/BLS instructor

Skilled cardiac care

Committed to compliance reporting

Culturally sensitive

Strong medical ethic

Body mechanics knowledge

Medical clinical procedure comprehension

Work History
06/2014 to Current
ED RN Peacehealth Cottage Grove, OR
  • Current Direct patient care in Critical Access Hospital ER involving triage assessment, evaluation, medication and procedures under MD direction and orders.
03/2009 to Current
ACLS/BLS/CPR/CNA Instructor EMT Associates Springfield, OR
05/2013 to 05/2014
Registered Nurse Case Manager and Home Health RN Good Samaritan Society Eugene, OR
Coordinated disciplines of OT, PT, Home Health aides with laboratories, physician offices, hospitals, extended care facilities and in patient homes and advocated care for home health clients and families that were released from hospital or rehab facilities or care environment-assisted living, long term care, etc.
04/2011 to 07/2013
Critical Care Flight Paramedic Life Flight Network Aurora, Oregon, United States
  • Worked with a flight RN to provide specialized critical emergency care of patients in pre-hospital scenes and hospital-to-hospital transfers utilizing helicopter, fixed wing and ground ambulance.
09/2007 to 01/2015
Paramedic North Douglas County Fire and Rescue Drain, OR

  • September 2007 to September 2015. Responded on 911 ambulance to emergency and non emergency transport of patients from their homes to the appropriate hospital for their medical needs.
  • Performed all skills necessary including tirage evaluation, extracation from vehicles, stabilization of spinal injuries, direction and coordination of various agencies ie; Police, Fire Department, ODOT, Public works, Helicopter transport, Medication administration, EKG monitoring and more.

09/2000 to 09/2010
EMT Basic Program Lab Skills Instructor Lane Community College Eugene, Oregon, United States
Assisted EMT students in learning and achieving goals in preparation to pass the Oregon certification exam.  Involved lecturing, demonstrating and evaluation of skills needed to master EMT program requirements.
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing
Excelsior College - Albany, NY

Associate of Applied Science: Paramedicine
Umpqua Community College - Roseburg, OR
Paramedic Medicine Also studies general studies including chemistry, biology, algebra, interpersonal communication

Oregon Nursing License

BLS with CPR certification/Instructor

ACLS certification/ Instructor

PALS certification

TNCC certification

CEN certification

NIHSS Stroke Scale certification

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Professional Summary
Bilingual NREMT-Paramedic with solid experience managing all levels of employees and multiple projects. High-performing paramedic with 10 years of healthcare experience in rural high paced 911 systems. Rotor and fixed wing experience with ongoing education in the critical care field. 
Human resources management
Operations and finance
Risk management
Quality improvement
Staff development
Staff Motivation
Multi-unit Operation
Program Initiation

Project Management

Project Planning

Public Relations

Staff Training

Team orientation

Employee staffing/scheduling

Cost Reductions

Leadership/Communication skills

Safety Systems Management

Work History
Paramedic, 03/2016 to Current
San Juan Regional Medical Center Farmington, NM
  • Assessed situation severity of emergent medical incidents and provided care accordingly.
  • Demonstrated a commitment to quality care through continuous training and development.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs.
  • Executed well-informed critical decision-making in high-pressure situations.
  • Monitored patient status during ambulance transport and transfer.
  • Performed basic and advanced patient assessments.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Administered infusion, medications and intubation.
Flight Paramedic, 02/2015 to 12/2015
Tristate Careflight T or C, NM
  • Treatment and transport of critically ill and injured patients including ventilator management, advanced medications and hemodynamic monitoring in a helicopter and fixed wing environment from both hospital and 911 scenes.
Paramedic Supervisor/Maintenance Director, 02/2005 to 07/2013
Living Cross Ambulance Los Lunas, NM
  • Over saw all aspects of operations in ALS ground ambulance system.
  • Managed team of over 60 professional EMT's.
  • Maintained a fleet of ambulances including repairs and emergency maintenance.
  • Developed a maintenance program that exceeds DOT/PRC requirements.
  • Developed disaster plan in accordance with federal, state and county guidelines.
  • Wrote and obtained medical protocols for service.
  • Initiated and maintained Q/A Q/I. 
Paramedic Certification: Emergency Medicine, 2008
El Paso Community College- Satellite Program - El Paso, TX
EMT-B Certification: Emergency Medicine, 2005
CNM Main Campus - Albuquerque, NM
GED: 1997
West Las Vegas School District - Las Vegas, NM
  • NREMT-P                             
  • NM-EMT-P
  • ACLS/ACLS Instructor
  • PALS/PALS Instructor
  • Multiple FEMA ICS Certs
  • CPR certified through American Heart Association
Additional Information
  • 4 years in the United States Army E-4- Honorable Discharge (DD-214 available upon request.)