I have been in EMS since 1998 working as an EMT in San Bernardino County. I became a Paramedic in 2003. I have been teaching EMS all over the Inland Empire for my entire EMS Career and continue to teach at several locations all over the Inland Empire. Below are my current, to date, jobs.
I have been a Firefighter for San Bernardino County, Angelus Oaks, Station 98 for over 10 years. I run Explorer Post 911 out of Station 98 and founded the annual Breast Cancer Awarenes Town Photo/BBQ, Vial of Life Program and coordinate Santa on the Engine through town for the holidays. Also assist in teaching EMS modules to our local C.E.R.T. group, Coordinate Station 98's Pancake Breakfast, Assist with community events put on by our local Disaster group, Fill the Boot and coordinate movies under the stars. I founded and currently advise the GTHS Explorer Club on campus. Along with that, I also teach Emergency Medical Responder, Pharmacology, Ethics In Health Care and Medical Terminology at Grand Terrace High School. Currently, I teach EMT skills at Victor Valley College and have taught there for over 12 years. Actively teach CPR/AED for Blue Helmet Training. I currently hold a valid Paramedic License and do manage to work as a Paramedic for Symon's Ambulance working special events such as Concerts, Raves, MMA Fights, etc. Finally, I am medical staff for Spartan Races, Marathons and Movie Shoots, all over the nation, as well as locally.
As you can see, I am involved in may facets of EMS as a volunteer and/or stand-by medic, to include the following: Volunteered at Citrus Valley High School for skills in the Emergency Medical Responder class, Baker2Vegas Police foot Races, Toughmudder Obstacle Races, Spartan Obstacle Races, Atlas Obstacle Races, Battle Frog Obstacle Races, Pet First Aid CPR , AHA Instructor, Santa Monica Hollowing Bash, Loma Linda Possibilities, Yucaipa IRIS Festival, Highland Citrus Festival, Several 4th of July Firework shows, Forest Service Visitor Center Annual Fair, Calimesa Annual Pet Fair and Toys For Tots.
Last but not least, Movie credentials include (where I worked as a stand-by medic): Brian Deegan's Octane Academy Season 1 & 2, Fear Factor and work as a private contractor for several companies on-call for movie shoots. It's with honor and pride that I pass on my skills, knowledge and passion, of EMS to my cadets in hopes they launch their careers and, one day, pay it forward to future generations to continue the legacy and serve the public.