Experienced Firefighter EMT-P Hazmat Tech
  • Clementon
  • May 3, 2024

Larissa Morgan Mattia

20 Candlestick Rd.
Clementon, New Jersey 08021 United States
Mobile: 6096852314
Email: larissa.morgan.mattia@gmail.com

Availability:

Job Type: Permanent
Work Schedule: Full-time

Desired Locations:

ALL, New Jersey, United States; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Work Experience:

Firefighter EMT
Joint Base Mcguire Dix Lakehurst (This is a federal job)
1712 Fire Lane
Joint Base Mcguire Dix Lakehurst
McGuire AFB, NJ

9/2022 - Present

Hours per week: 14
Series: 0081 Fire Protection and Prevention
Pay Plan: GS - General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Grade: 07

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Firefighter EMT Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Technician, assigned to a crew engaged in airfield, structural firefighting, crash-rescue on an airfield, to drive and operate firefighting vehicles of significant complexity. To respond to the presence or potential releases of hazardous materials for the purpose of stopping or controlling the release To conduct performance of noninvasive emergency medical procedures to provide Basic Life Support (BLS). Perform rescue of personnel, provide emergency medical procedures by providing advanced or detailed patient assessment and a variety of first aid measures to alleviate further injury and prepare the victim(s) for transport to a medical facility. To to successfully perform the duties of the positions controlling or extinguishing fires as a member of a governmental fire department, rescue operations; detection, reduction, or elimination of potential fire hazards; operation of fire communications equipment; controlling hazardous materials incidents; and/or developing, implementing, or providing training in fire protection and prevention. Performs hazard and risk assessment and conducts a complete incident analysis. Drives and operates firefighting vehicles, such as pumpers, aerial ladder trucks, and Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles. Performs crash-rescue and firefighting duties involving air traffic or support operations on an airfield where hazardous conditions are such that the expectancy for fire is high and potential for becoming destructive is great. Performs Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) duties at an airfield handling aircraft carrying large volumes of fuel, conventional and sometimes nuclear weapons, or highly flammable or explosive cargo; or handling a large number of air moves with high crash or fire potential. Performs structural firefighting duties for a variety of facilities, which may include large multistoried buildings, industrial areas, base storage facilities, and determine proper pressures, the number of lines, and relay requirements. Maintains firefighting equipment and fi re station facilities. Comply with health, safety, and environmental rules and procedures and per forms work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment. Maintains awareness of work environment safety procedures and promptly reports unsafe practices and/or procedures, accidents, injuries, and/or violations to the supervisor.

Additional duties not assigned, but taking the initiative to beginning the Captain Task-book to perform as lead firefighter crew assigned to man motorized firefighting equipment such as pumper, aerial ladder truck, or Airport Rescue Fire Fighting vehicles in firefighting and rescue operations. Assist in training other firefighters on driving vehicles and operating equipment. Preforms preventive maintenance on equipment and housekeeping duties associated with assigned facilities. Performs maintenance on firefighting equipment to ensure proper operation and functionality. Ensures that no violation will be allowed that results in an accident that did or could have caused serious injury, loss of life, or major damage to government property.

Supervisor: Bradly Ponto (609-754-4386)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Firefighter Paramedic
Department of the Navy (This is a federal job)
Quantico Marine Base Fire dept
505 Artisian Ave
Quantico, VA

9/2015 - 9/2022

Salary: $0.00 USD Bi-weekly
Hours per week: 72
Series: 0081 Fire Protection and Prevention
Pay Plan: GS - General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Grade: 09

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Employ hazardous materials response procedures and equipment (i.e. liquid splash and vapor protective clothing, self-contained breathing apparatus, spill containment materials and extinguishing agents) to mitigate hazardous materials incidents.Provide advanced or detailed patient assessment by conducting a systematic physical examination of the patient's condition to determine appropriate treatment methods.Operate diagnostic medical equipment such as EKG machines, blood pressure devices, etc. to ensure proper medical care is provided. Control Pharmaceutical drugs and maintain pertinent EMS records ensuring confidentiality measures. Provide advanced procedures (i.e. endotracheal incubation, nasal incubation, etc.) to maintain patients' airway during resuscitative measures. Conduct medical training courses and classes such as CPR, First Responder, Infectious Disease Control, and recurring Continuing Medical Education) to comply with department training requirements. Performing structural firefighting duties for a variety of facilities that may include, but not limited to, residential, business, mercantile, training and research and/or large industrial complexes. Operating firefighting vehicles (e.g. pumpers, aerial ladder trucks, and wildland firefighting vehicles in a safe and efficient manner.

Supervisor: Roderick Musante (5409038079)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Paramedic
American Medical Response
500 Incubator Rd.
Hampton, VA

5/2014 - 9/2016

Salary: $18.54 USD Per Hour
Hours per week: 24

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol. Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care. Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls. Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements. Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care. Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information. Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion. Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed. Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time. Continuously maintain all required certifications. Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback. Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR. Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call. Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times. Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations. Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice. Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel. Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient interaction. Read road maps, drive vehicles, and accurately discern street signs and address numbers. Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner. Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in various environments to interview patient, family members, and bystanders. Ability to discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's condition and to the treatment given. Converse with dispatcher and EMS providers via phone or radio as to status of patient. Adhere to all company policies and procedures. Adherence to and compliance with information systems security policies and procedures.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Meets and communicates with existing customers/staff members (including skilled nursing, assisted living, and hospital facilities) on a regular basis to ensure that AMR is meeting their needs. Reports these interactions to the operations and/or account manager on a regular basis. Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times. Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.

Supervisor: John Rosenbaum ((757-406-1911))

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Firefighter/EMT/Hazmat Technician
Department of Army (This is a federal job)
Fort A P Hill Fire and Emergency Services
18625 Anderson Camp
Bowling Green, VA

10/2013 - 9/2015

Salary: $0.00 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 72
Series: 0081 Fire Protection and Prevention
Pay Plan: GS - General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Grade: 08

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Assigned to the Fort A P Hill as a Firefighter/EMT-B/Hazmat Technician and work to control and extinguish all classes of fires, rescue persons endangered by fire or trapped, perform overhaul/salvage operations, and provide injured or ill persons with prehospital basic life support. Respond, perform appropriate firefighting techniques onto other emergencies, involving, structures, wild-land, aircraft, vehicles, hazmat incidents chemical and physical properties of fire; combustible and explosive properties of volatile fluids and gases, medical emergencies, rescue, and all other different types of alarms, emergencies, and, natural emergencies. Perform preplan schedule of facilities, and conduct quarterly fire drills for firefighting operations and safety of on campus personnel and patients. Operate, maintain, and test firefighting equipment and tools, i.e. nozzles, hoselines, pumps, handtools, motorized equipment, hydraulic/pneumatic equipment and tools, ladders, fire apparatus, mobile, portable, fixed fire apparatus, self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and fire communication equipment. Utilize personal protective equipment and SCBA while being subjected to a toxic atmosphere. Operate assigned as driver operator for all fire apparatus i.e. Engines, Ladder, Rescue, ARFF(Crash) and Ambulance. Maintain maintenances logs and daily logs for apparatus and equipment as an assigned driver/operator for all listed fire apparatus. Perform Fire Inspections, Re-inspections, Pre-Planning and Prevention and for all structures, and facilities assigned or located on the installation. Perform training for personnel in fire safety, fire protection training with fire extinguishers, fire prevention pre-incident planning, and advising on improvements to structures for better fire prevention. Assist with daily operations, training, and logging of personnels daily events.

Supervisor: Samual Hill, Assistant Chief ((804-633-8101))

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
EMT-Basic
Sterling EMS Alliance
112 South Warwick Road
Post Office Box 3
Magnolia, NJ

5/2009 - 5/2014

Salary: $12.75 USD Bi-weekly
Hours per week: 12

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Provides emergency, pre-hospital care and transportation to the critically injured or ill within the parameters of the license/certification. Complete necessary support functions, such as but not limited it readying the ambulances and maintaining a clean work environment.Stands by in readiness to respond to emergencies during a tour of duty; responds to emergency calls; assesses situation and need for assistance; determines most effective method of emergency treatment; applies treatment to victims(s)/patient(s); advises hospital personnel of situation; transport injured or ill to hospital for treatment. Maintains records and files; maintains and re-supplies vehicle; identifies needs for additional/replacement supplies and equipment; undertakes continuous training; works with public, medical professionals and others to educate and advise of the role, capabilities and responsibilities of an Emergency Medical Technician; performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisor: Robert Ritz (8565343029)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Firefighter / EMT-Basic
Department of Veterans Affairs (This is a federal job)
Lyons VA Fire Department
151 Knollcroft Rd.
Basking Ridge, NJ

12/2009 - 10/2013

Salary: $76,000.00 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 72
Series: 0081 Fire Protection and Prevention
Pay Plan: GS - General Schedule (Ch. 51, 5 U.S.C.).
Grade: 07

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Assigned to the VA Lyons Campus as a Firefighter/EMT-B/Hazmat Technician and work to control and extinguish all classes of fires, rescue persons endangered by fire or trapped, perform overhaul/salvage operations, and provide injured or ill persons with prehospital basic life support. Respond to other emergencies, involving, structures, aircraft, vehicles, hazmat incidents, medical emergencies, rescue, and all other different types of alarms, emergencies, and, natural emergencies. Perform preplan schedule of facilities, and conduct quarterly fire drills for firefighting operations and safety of on campus personnel and patients. Operate, maintain, and test firefighting equipment and tools, i.e. nozzles, hoselines, pumps, handtools, motorized equipment, hydraulic/pneumatic equipment and tools, ladders, fire apparatus, mobile, portable, fixed fire apparatus, self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and fire communication equipment. Utilize personal protective equipment and SCBA while being subjected to a toxic atmosphere. Operate assigned as driver operator for all fire apparatus i.e. Engines, Ladder, Rescue, and Ambulance. Maintain maintenances logs and daily logs for apparatus and equipment as an assigned driver/operator for all listed fire apparatus. Perform Fire Inspections, Re-inspections, Pre-Planning and Prevention and for all structures, and facilities assigned or located on the installation. Perform training for personnel in fire safety, fire protection training with fire extinguishers, fire prevention pre-incident planning, and advising on improvements to structures for better fire prevention. Assist with alarm room operations, training, and logging of personnels daily events.

Supervisor: Michael Coman (908-604-5828)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
RST Agent
US Security Care
P.O. Box 518
960B Harvest Drive, Suite 130
Blue Bell, PA

2/2009 - 9/2009

Salary: $17.95 USD Per Hour
Hours per week: 42

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

As an agent with US Security Care my duties and responsibilities consist of residential security team emergency medical technician (RST-EMT) .We provide discrete, professional, security as well as maintain accountability of the clients we are assigned to protect. We are trained and required to know and operate electronic surveillance equipment. Performing a variety of security measures which include positive photo identification of personnel attempting to gain access, the employment of barriers on key access control points, logging and controlling access to all areas and access verification from Security Headquarters or Command Post for access into restricted areas. RST Agent are required to monitor and annotate all activities and or incidents , patrolling the grounds for access by unauthorized persons, breaches in security, emergencies, fire, flood, and or any hazards that may be a risk to security personnel, the client, co-works or and employees that are located on the estate. Perform special assignments requiring specialized training or experience and the use of special equipment, weapons, and techniques. Identify incidents personally or through reports and eyewitness accounts, subdues individuals causing disturbances and disruptive activities The ability to pass a physical fitness evaluation, and quarterly firearm qualification. Successfully pass and maintain the Pennsylvania ACT 235 lethal weapon certification. Required to carry and maintain a lethal weapon while on duty and to challenge all persons that do not have proper authorization to the premise. Performs Basic Life support duties and responsibilities for the injured and sick.

Supervisor: Don Weakland (610-256-3245)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
Fire Department Captain
Wackenhut Services Incorporated
7121 Fairway Drive
Suite 301
Palm Beach Gardens, FL

6/2004 - 1/2009

Salary: $115,000.00 USD Per Year
Hours per week: 80

Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills:

Assigned Overseas through out the country of Iraq at the following US Installations. Camp Taji for 2 years as a Firefighter/Lead Firefighter GS 0081 7/8 equivalent, promoted to Lieutenant/GS 0081 8 equivalent, and concurrently promoted Captain/GS 0081 9 equivalent. COB Speicher 1 year assigned as a Station Captain/Acting Assistant Chief/GS 0081 11 equivalent. Senior Site Leader/GS 0081 13 equivalent for Al Qa’im, Iraq, Mumidiyah, Iraq, Tallil AFB, Iraq, and Assistant Chief of Fire Prevention for Al Asad Marine Air Base, Iraq. Respond as Incident Commander, Crew Supervisor, and or Supervise personnel to perform work to control and extinguish all classes of fires, handle and mitigate spill and release of hazardous materials, rescue persons endangered by fire or trapped, perform overhaul/salvage operations, and provide injured or ill persons with pre-hospital basic life support. Respond to other emergencies, involving, structures, small and large aircraft, vehicles, hazmat incidents: chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, medical emergencies, rescue, and all other different types of alarms, emergencies, and, natural emergencies. Manage various Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program functions (Quality Improvement, Infection Control, Equipment Maintenance, Public Relations, Department Representative, Multi Casualty Field Operations, Emergency Operations, Medical Disasters, and Training and Special Events). Perform standby crews for fueling and de-fueling operation large and small. Perform, assign, and establish a training and pre-plan schedule of facilities, and aircraft for firefighting and aircraft firefighting operation. Operate, maintain, and test firefighting equipment and tools, i.e. nozzles, hoselines, pumps, hand tools, motorized equipment, hydraulic/pneumatic equipment and tools, ladders, fire apparatus, mobile, portable, fixed fire apparatus, self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and fire communication equipment. Utilize personal protective equipment and SCBA while being subjected to a toxic atmosphere. Operate, assign, and establish a schedule and evaluation of all driver operators for fire apparatus i.e. Engines, Tender, Heavy Rescue, Medium Rescue, ARFF/Crash Apparatus, and Forestry apparatus. Supervise, coordinate, and maintain maintenances logs, and daily logs for apparatus and equipment as an assigned driver/operator for all listed fire apparatus. Establish a program to perform Fire Inspections, Re-inspections, Pre-Planning and Prevention and for all structures, aircraft, and facilities assigned or located on the installation. Plan, develop, perform, and implement training for personnel in fire safety, fire protection training with fire extinguishers, fire prevention pre-incident planning, and advising on improvements to structures for better fire prevention and hazardous material handling programs.. Assist with alarm room operations, training, and scheduling of personnel.

Supervisor: Astrid Gobel (2025573680)

Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes

Education:

University of Maryland Global Campus Quantico, VA United States
Bachelor's degree 6 / 2022
GPA: 3.571 of a maximum 4
Credits Earned: 74 Semester Hours
Major: Public Safety Administration

Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:

Facilitate and support leadership in public safety administration to manage successful programs, including intergovernmental, interagency, and interdisciplinary outreach Use informed decision making, goal orientation, teamwork, ethical behavior, enhanced technology, and communications to ensure effective leadership in public safety administration Use clear and effective communication strategies and strong interpersonal, technological, and social media skills to help build collaborative partnerships Identify risks and design responses, plans, training, and exercises that coordinate public and private resources to effectively meet public safety goals Develop concise policy, plans, and procedures to support public safety administration
Camden County Community College BlackwoodBlackwood, NJ United States
Technical or occupational certificate 5 / 2013
GPA: 4.38 of a maximum 5
Credits Earned: 64
Major: Paramedic Certification Program

Relevant Coursework, Licenses and Certifications:

Certificate, (CRT.PAR) § The philosophy of the Virtua Paramedic Science Program at Camden County College at Camden County is consistent with the mission of the college in its commitment to meet the educational needs of the community at large. The program addresses current needs within emergency medical care in healthcare delivery. The program combines classroom instruction with high fidelity laboratory simulation and clinical experiences to encourage critical thought in the care of patients requiring emergency assistance. Students are admitted twice yearly, in the spring and fall semesters. Graduates sit for the National Registry of EMTs paramedic certification examination. Graduates of this program will be able to: • Perform entry-level skills in a variety of settings as described by the scope of practice for a paramedic; • Demonstrate personal and professional ethics and interpersonal communication skills that are expected in emergency settings; • Utilize critical thinking skills to assess and care for a diverse population of critically ill and injured patients; • Exhibit proficiency in the use of technology and adjunct and diagnostic equipment utilized in paramedic sciences; and • Demonstrate leadership skills in assuming responsibility for directing and managing emergency situations.
Language Skills:
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Additional Information:
08/02/2019 Individual Time Off Award Quantico Fire Dept.
08/01/2019 Individual Cash Award Quantico Fire Dept.
03/06/2018 Individual Time Off Award Quantico Fire Dept.
03/05/2018 Individual Cash Award Quantico Fire Dept.
02/06/2017 Individual Cash Award Quantico Fire Dept.
07/26/2015 Promotion GS07 to GS08 Fort AP Hill Fire Dept.
03/26/2015 Individual Cash Award NRB Fort AP Hill Fire Dept.
03/19/2015 Individual Cash Award RB Fort AP Hill Fire Dept.
01/07/2013 Outstanding Performance Appraisal Award Lyons VAMC Fire Dept.
01/08/2012 Outstanding Performance Appraisal Award Lyons VAMC Fire Dept.
08/01/2011 Special Contribution Award Lyons VAMC Fire Department
11/04/2008 Certificate of Appreciation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
11/01/2008 Certificate of Commendation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
09/19/2007 Certificate of Appreciation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
08/02/2006 Certificate of Appreciation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
06/26/2006 Promoted to Captain WSI Fire and Emergency Services
06/23/2006 Certificate of Appreciation U.S. Army
06/04/2006 Certificate of Commendation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
10/20/2005 Promoted to Lieutenant WSI Fire and Emergency Services
06/19/2005 Certificate of Appreciation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
06/14/2005 Certificate of Appreciation Taji Fire Rescue
05/10/2005 Certificate of Appreciation US ARMY
05/09/2005 Certificate of Appreciation WSI Fire and Emergency Services
08/28/2004 Certificate of Appreciation KBR/Halliburton
04/07/2003 Letter of Appreciation U.S. Marine
06/22/2002 Armed Forces Reserve Medal USMC
09/11/2001 National Defense Medal U.S. Marines
06/22/2000 Good Conduct Medal U.S. Marines
03/27/2000 Certificate of Appreciation U.S. Marines
09/04/1999 Sea Service Deployment Ribbon U.S. Marines
07/30/1999 Letter of Appreciation U.S. Marines
12/17/1998 Letter of Appreciation U.S. Marines
08/21/1998 Certificate of Achievement U.S. Marines
02/06/1998 Letter of Appreciation U.S. Marines
01/21/1998 Letter of Appreciation U.S. Marines
10/31/1997 Certificate of Appreciation U.S. Marines
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