Clinical experience/Medical -NCOIC- Non commissioned officer in charge of a Urology surgical department in a large military teaching hospital. (MAR2009-present) -worked as a medic in an emergency room(over 1500 hours)(June 2008-march2009) -worked in a CTMC/consolidated troop medical clinic.(around 2000 hours) (June2007-june2008) -worked in Battalion Aid Station (medic)(over 700 hours) (Dec2006-june2007) -worked in a sick call Battalion Aid Station (medic)(over 350 hours)(may2005-aug2005) -Worked in a Rehabilitation center (C.N.A) (2002) - 16 months deployed to Iraq as combat medic in Infantry unit. Conducted over 700 combat patrols/missions, as the only medical provider for a 42 man infantry platoon. -Sat in on open heart surgery. -Combat Casualty Care Course: A surgical live tissue lab 1 wk long. Learned how to do several procedures including chest tubes, needle decompression, sutures, ect..... Instructed by Army special forces Medics. -Took a managing the crashing patient course. - Conducted blood draws and vaccinations of my 807 man infantry battalion pre deployment. - Assisted on Autopsy (MAR2009)
Medical certifications: -C.N.A -2002 -CPR-2002 -E.M.T -2005 -BLS-BASIC LIFE SAVER-2005 -CLS-COMBAT LIFE SAVER-2005 -COMBAT MEDIC -2005
Leadership: - Supervisor of a Urology surgical department in a large training hospital -Over 5 million dollars worth of medical equipment signed out in my name). -Goverment credit card holder. In charge of all medical supply purchasing in a surgery clinic.$40,000 monthly budget -Non commissioned officer (SGT) supervised and trained countless soldiers. -Team leader in CTMC/Consolidated troop medical clinic. (2007-2008) -WLC warrior leaders training (30 day, live in course). Trains NCO?s on how to train and lead soldiers in combat and during peace time. -DMIRSi- time keeper specialist for CTMC- consolidated troop medical clinic. -Shift leader for Emergency Room- responsible for all the medics, and responsibilities associated with emergency room. -trained several medics and EMT's to work in the E.R. -Equal Opportunity representative for Department of Emergency Medicine -Trained soldiers on BLC/CLS, Basic life savers course, combat life saver course. - Hand to hand close combat instructor.
Awards: CMB- Combat Medical Badge. Received award for treating casualties under direct enemy fire. -ARCOM/VALOR Army commendation medal with Valor. Award written as being on the ground and treating 8 casualties and forming the casualty collection point under direct enemy fire. After being ambushed and taking 12 American casualties, as well as over 14 Iraqi army soldier casualties after house rigged with explosives was detonated. -ARCOM - For serving as a medic on over 500 combat patrols and missions, and documented as having 100% survivability rate of all casualties. Also documented for saving the life of at least 11 people in combat. -3 Army achievement medals for various medical duties in Iraq -Valorous Unit Citation. -Army Good Conduct- Given to soldiers every three years with no negative marks or counseling?s.
Trying to get in on: -ACLS- Advanced Cardiac Life Support course -Some volunteering -Research for credit * All of the above are supported with documentation either by awards, certifications or evaluations done by my supervisors, and will be included in application.
EXPERIENCE: I am working full time and going to school full time. I work nights in the E.R. and will have 5 Lor's from MD. 1 from Anatomy and Physiology professor and 1 from the Pathologist. I?m experienced in the following; lab draws, catheters(adult/pediatrics), sutures, digital blocks, vital signs, toe nail removals, splinting with ortho glass, EKG, Ocular pressures, IND's,Wound irrigation, CPR, managing medics, and assisting Dr. ect........ I am on the trauma team of every trauma that comes in the E.R. on my shift, either assisting Dr. or recording while directing traffic of the medics. I train all the medics coming onto my shift.
// Applications //
Application Cycle One: 2010
Undergraduate college: undisclosed
Undergraduate Area of study: Premedical Studies
Total MCAT SCORE: 472
MCAT Section Scores:
Overall GPA: 3.30
Science GPA: 3.40
No applications have been submitted yet during this cycle.