Phillip Drosos, DMT, CWCS
506 Driftwood Drive East, Palm Harbor, FL 34683
727.385.4333 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
You will find my dedication to outstanding patient care, in-depth professional experience,
passion for knowledge and gaining new clinical competencies, and effective
assessment, diagnosis, planning, and implementation support your patients.
I want to help my fellow veterans achieve their expected outcomes.
An RN-Transition to Practice position utilizing my experience and skills:
* Superior Attention to Detail, & Hands-on Medical, Surgical, & Emergency Patient Care
* Outstanding Admission Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning
* Highly Effective IV Administration, Medication Administration, and Team Leadership
* Expert Telemetry, Point of Care Testing, and Patient and Family Education
* Excellent Communication, Documentation, Training, and Bedside Manner
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION
First Aid, CPR, ACLS, American Red Cross
Wound Care Specialist, Certified Wound Management, Wound Educators.com, LLC, Great Rivers, NY, 2011
Hyperbaric and Undersea Medical Training, Hyperbarics International, Key Largo, FL, 2004
Associate of Science in Nursing (RN), St. Pete College, Pinellas Park, FL, 2001
6 month student medical surgical rotation at Bay Pines VA Medical Center, Bay Pines, FL
U.S. Navy Corpsman, Dive Medical Tech, U.S. Navy
Meritorious Unit Commendation, CFEA Service Deployment Ribbon, First Good Conduct Award, Combat Rescue, Service War Support, Exemplary Accommodation, Honorable Discharge
Clinical Coordinator for Hyperbaric Medicine, National Hyperbarics, Palm Harbor, FL, 2003 to Present. Schedule, train, evaluate, and assess patients at an accredited hyperbaric facility. Consult with doctor to develop customized treatment plans. Provide hyperbaric therapy for non-healing wounds, radiation necrosis, traumatic brain injury, neurological disorders, PTSD, autoimmune diseases, and post chemo patients. Monitor vital signs. Re-assess patients post-treatment to adjust protocols. Document head-to-toe assessments. Administer IVs and injections. Update and maintain patient charts. Ensure facility safety and patient comfort. Build strong, supportive, trusting patient relationships.
* Oversee and maintain 6 Sechrist monoplace hyperbaric chambers
* Provide primary direct patient care for up to 20 patients daily
Measure, photograph, assess, chart, dress (frequent dressing changes), and chart wounds. Analyze pre- and post-treatment cognitive memory tests for TBI and PTSD patients (including combat-wounded veterans) to assess improvement. Collaborate with patients, caregivers, and doctor to determine future nursing care plan protocol. Implement prescribed treatment. Evaluated outcomes. Focus on meeting patient expected outcomes. Provide quality, competent, and compassionate patient care.
MORTON PLANT (Clearwater) and MORTON PLANT MEASE (Countryside),
[Baycare], FL, 1995 and 1998 to 2003
Clinical RN Resident, 2001 to 2003. Provided full range of registered nurse graduate practices under hospital-assigned RN preceptor. Expanded scope of practical proficiencies.
* Monitored up to 6 telemetry 4/cardiac transition unit patients per 8 hour shift
EMT/Paramedic, 1995 and 1998 to 2001. Received and followed doctor’s orders to facilitate medical procedures. Intubated patients. Started IVs. Applied splints and casts.
* Provided direct patient care for up to 6 patients per hour
* Set up and monitored 12-lead EKGs for up to 18 patients per hour on a 12 hour shift
UNITED STATES NAVY, 1984 to 1992, 1994 to 1995, and 2001 to 2007
US Navy Reserve Corpsman, 1994 to 1995, Medical Care Facility, Navy Reserve Training Center, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, FL, 1994 to 1995. Maintained personnel medical records. Identified out of date immunizations and health tests. Administered U.S. Coast Guard hearing and blood tests.
* Teamed with 9 techs to provide immunizations for up to 450 USNR personnel per weekend
Corpsman, Dive Medical Tech (Active/Reserve), Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 12, Charleston, SC and Panama City, FL, 2001 to 2007.
* Served as dive medical tech for 6 to 8 divers/personnel attached to EODMU-12
Inactive Reserves, 1988 to 1992.
Hospital Corpsman, (HM U.S.S, John F. Kennedy, Active, 1984 to 1988.
PCs, Macintosh; Escripts, Medisoft, Pyxis; Microsoft Word, Internet and e-mail proficient
Member, UDT/S.E.A.L. Association, U.S. Navy, Ft. Pierce, FL
Divemaster, PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors International)
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Volunteer, Coastal Reef Cleanup, National Oceanic Atmospheric Association
Volunteer, Sea Turtle Preservation, Gumbo Limbo, Spanish River Park, Boca Raton, FL, 9 years
Read, write, and speak fluent English and Greek.
Hyperbarics, Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) Annual Seminar, 2009-2013
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2013
Individual training, Carbon monoxide poisoning in the home, YMCA, FL (2 times)
Individual training, Carbon monoxide toxicity awareness, car dealerships, FL (6 times)