Larry D Griffis

Navy 3358 E-7, Active Duty

Millington, TN

Years of Service: 19 years, January 2001 - Present

ETS September 2021


Experience

Paramedic, Haywood County Emergency Medical Services,
December 2019 - Present

Senior Medical Assistant, U. S. Navy,
February 2005 - Present

Medical Assistant, U. S. Navy,
February 2005 - Present

Education

HEALTH SCIENCE, PURDUE UNIVERSITY GLOBAL,
June 2014 - February 2015

Work Experience

Paramedic December 2019 - Present

Haywood County Emergency Medical Services Haywood County, TN, USA

  • The role of the Paramedic is to provide pre-hospital emergency medical care and transportation for the sick and injured. The Paramedic is responsible to maintain a high level of professionalism and customer service at all times. Appropriate care is determined by the policies and procedures of Haywood County EMS and Medical Control, in accordance with State regulations and accepted standards of care.

Senior Medical Assistant February 2005 - Present

Navy | 3358 | E-7 | Millington, TN, USA

  • Contributed to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed
  • Provided information and commentary pertinent to patient care deliberations and recommended options and courses of action, while implementing physician directives.
  • Provided physicians with assistance during surgery or complicated medical procedures.

Medical Assistant February 2005 - Present

Navy | 1260 | E-3 | Camp Pendleton North, CA, USA

  • Contributed to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed
  • Provided information and commentary pertinent to patient care deliberations and recommended options and courses of action, while implementing physician directives.
  • Performed therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.

Leadership Training and Development Instructor February 2012 - Present

Navy | 3358 | E-7 | Millington, TN, USA

  • Provided employee leadership training in the areas of professional presence: 1) professional bearing, 2) fitness, 3) confidence, and 4) resilience.
  • Delivered employee leadership training to enable leaders to build cohesive, disciplined teams and lead effectively in any organizational setting.
  • Taught courses in performance analysis, cause analysis, complex problem-solving, decision-making, and effective communication.

Assistant Department Manager October 2018 - Present

Navy | 3358 | E-7 | Millington, TN, USA

  • Served as the right-hand person to the Department Manager and supported the Manager by devising policies and strategies to ensure the completion of department goals.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of ## department team members.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Department Manager June 2019 - December 2019

Navy | 3358 | E-7 | Millington, TN, USA

  • Ensured that the organization was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Engaged in 'ethical reasoning', when determining the right thing to do, even when no one was watching.
  • Selected the best location to position organization assets to facilitate ease of operation.

Assistant Department Manager May 2014 - February 2018

Navy | 1260 | E-7 | Camp Pendleton South, CA, USA

  • Led and influenced ## subordinate team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives.
  • Always took initiative to accomplish the mission in the absence of direction and responsible for equipment and inventory equaling $$.
  • Collaborated to keep department team leaders and team members informed of the key issues facing the organization.

Senior Medical Assistant May 2011 - May 2014

Navy | 1260 | E-6 | Camp Pendleton North, CA, USA

  • Contributed to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed
  • Provided information and commentary pertinent to patient care deliberations and recommended options and courses of action, while implementing physician directives.
  • Performed therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader May 2008 - May 2011

Navy | 1260 | E-6 | Camp Pendleton North, CA, USA

  • Anticipated potential action scenarios and adapted appropriately to competing demands and the teams shifting priorities.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work while achieving the end result.
  • Effectively used strong communication and group problem- solving skills to remove obstacles and achieve team results.

Senior Medical Assistant April 2005 - May 2008

Navy | 3358 | E-5 | Camp Pendleton North, CA, USA

  • Interviewed and examine patients, took their temperature, pulse and blood pressure to obtain information about their physical condition.
  • Obtained, compiled and recorded patient medical data, including health history, progress notes and results of physical examination.
  • Performed therapeutic procedures, such as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care, and infection management.

Lead Business Operations Specialist January 2001 - February 2005

Navy | 3358 | E-4 | Parris Island, SC, USA

  • Served as a team lead for ## team members to accomplish critical tasks and achieve team and organization objectives.
  • Ensured that team members operated in full compliance with applicable team guidelines, while achieving service, quality, cost, and time standards.
  • Provided the necessary tools, information, and resources for the team to get the job done.

Top Skills

Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Navy Good Conduct Medal

March 2019

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

October 2018

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

April 2016

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

April 2016

Navy Good Conduct Medal

March 2016

Navy Expert Rifle Medal

January 2016

Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

May 2013

Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal

May 2013

Navy Good Conduct Medal

March 2013

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

June 2012

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

June 2012

Navy & Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation

June 2012

NATO Medal

June 2012

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

November 2011

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

October 2010

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

March 2010

Navy Good Conduct Medal

March 2010

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

October 2009

NATO Medal

October 2009

Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal

September 2008

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

April 2007

Iraq Campaign Medal

April 2007

Navy Good Conduct Medal

March 2007

Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation

October 2006

Navy Unit Commendation

February 2006

Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

September 2005

Purple Heart

September 2005

Iraq Campaign Medal

September 2005

Navy & Marine Corps Combat Action Ribbon

August 2005

National Defense Service Medal

September 2001

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

September 2001

Training and Certifications

COMMAND NAVY LEADER DEVELOPMENT FACILITATOR COURSE

October 2019

SENIOR ENLISTED JOINT PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION II

April 2019

CLINIC MANAGEMENT COURSE

December 2018

SUPERVISOR - MANAGING YOUR TEAM'S RISK

November 2018

NATIONAL REGISTRY PARAMEDIC

March 2018

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS RESPONSE COURSE (EPRC) - OPERATOR

January 2018

LEAN SIX SIGMA WHITE BELT COURSE

December 2017

TACTICAL COMBAT CASUALTY CARE / COMBAT LIFE SAVER - TRAINER

September 2017

SENIOR ENLISTED JOINT PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION I

June 2017

EXECUTIVE MEDICAL DEPARTMENT ENLISTED COURSE

June 2017

SENIOR ENLISTED LEGAL COURSE

June 2017

AMDEC UNIT 1: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, RELATIONSHIPS AND POLICY COURSES

June 2016

AMDEC UNIT 2: UTILIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF RESOURCES COURSES

June 2016

AMDEC UNIT 3: OPERATIONAL POLICIES, PROCEDURES, AND STRATEGIES COURSES

June 2016

EXPEDITIONARY MEDICAL UNIT TRAINING

September 2015

SENIOR NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS JPME

March 2013

PRIMARY PROFESSIONAL MILITARY EDUCATION (ENLISTED)

October 2012

TACTICAL PARAMEDIC

April 2009

EDUCATION

HEALTH SCIENCE, HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION

PURDUE UNIVERSITY GLOBAL

June 2014 - February 2015 , GPA: 2.34