Tarrell K.

Air Force 4N071 E-7, Active Duty

124 Landmark Haven, Cibolo, TX

Years of Service: 24 years, August 1996 - Present

ETS August 2020


Experience

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
August 2014 - Present

Assistant Department Manager, U. S. Air Force,
August 2008 - August 2014

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader, U. S. Air Force,
November 2001 - August 2008

Education

Business Administration, Limestone College,
May 2003 - April 2007

Work Experience

Assistant Department Manager August 2014 - Present

Air Force | 4N071 | E-7 | San Antonio, TX, USA

  • Led and influenced 3 department team leaders to accomplish critical business tasks and achieve organization objectives while managing 2.1M budget.
  • Employed a leadership operations process to visualize, describe, direct, and assess the work of 167 department team members.
  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.
  • Communicated policies between military treatment facility (MTF) leadership and clinic personnel; aligned clinical processes with MTF and national standards; maximized outpatient services for 250K beneficiaries.
  • Incorporated organizational performance improvement initiatives; educated personnel on guidelines and policy updates as well as procedures for revised onboard training objectives
  • Timekeeper for 3 departments; launched FY20 template, ensured timeliness and accuracy for 167 members--effort assured 100% staff pay
  • Created department training program, initiating policy letters and reviewed training records ensuring clinical competency and continuity for 167 department staff
  • Initiated, planned and executed The Joint Commission (TJC) tracer program and briefed 14 leaders securing compliance for 5 departments solidifying a flawless TJC inspection.
  • Managed 4 Deployment Readiness Training reporting systems tracking requirements for 3.5K members with a 96 percent compliance rate 4% increase in less that 3 months.
  • Guided 35 deployment readiness courses totaling 396 hours of training for 1.6K members on 9 requirements increase the organizations training rate from 91% to 96%.
  • Managed Dermatology Clinic department operations organizing assignments Education and Training for 50 staff optimizing $6.8M in patient care with a 95% access to care rate.
  • Initiated department patient appointment phone tree and call routing system lifting clinic productivity by 7% and helping exceed clinic business plan exceeded by 46%
  • Directed organization Preventative Medicine inspection evaluating housing , water supply and waste disposal promoting healthy environment for 1.2K members.
  • Revamped Dermatology Clinic Laser program procuring state of the art equipment increasing elective surgery capabilities by 12% recapturing $15K to the organization.
  • Piloted the organization's Relative Skills Verification Program correcting 97 deficiencies for 67 different career fields enforcing 100% compliance.
  • Managed 4 accounts totaling $1M in munitions equipment and integrated explosives handling training program enhancing readiness skills and safety for 35 staff.

Assistant Department Manager August 2008 - August 2014

Air Force | 4N071 | E-6 | Eielson Air Force Base, AK, USA

  • Ensured that the department was always able to fully execute its mission by evaluating strengths and limitations and directing actions to improve the situation.
  • Displayed a sound understanding of the effect of external market influences on the competitive advantage of the business .
  • Identified, contended for, allocated and managed resources to ensure department goals and planning processes were completed.
  • - Oversees SABC crs/624 mil/civ mbrs annually & evaluates SABC instructor crs/64 JBSA units/213 mbr cadre
  • - Advances/instructs Deployment Readiness Trng (DRT) requisites/initiatives/objs; teaches 26K lessons yearly
  • - Scheduled 240 prsnl for DRT/2 bands; postured 340 UTCs/1,053 mbrs--ensured 3.2K Amn deployment ready
  • - Directed Wg Readiness Skills Verification prgm; guided 102 AFSC/functional mgrs--maintained 98% trng rate
  • - Constructed family health tech trng; organized/taught 4 classes/36 hrs--enhanced 14 prsnl clinical skill/abilities
  • - Key advisor to Flt CC on issues/prgms in 2 clinical areas, serving 6.2K beneficiaries with $1.7M productivity
  • - Filled E-7 billet x 2 yrs; led sq's largest/top producing flight--recog'd for excellence/coined by PACAF CCC
  • - Patient Advocate for 6K beneficiaries; solved 42 concerns w/2-3 hr turn around--sustained 95% patient sat rate
  • - Guided $500K A/I budget; secured vaccines/med supplies--vital to 99.6% AD vaccination rate/#2 in PACAF
  • - Mg'd svcing, replacement of $100K in equip/18 exam rms; enabled 161 procedures--saved 16K/referral costs
  • - Oversaw Family Hlth's $35K flooring project; renovated 50 rms/relocated 20 prsnl--maintained 98% pt access
  • - Accomplished 272 allergy injections/32 allergy skin test; recaptured 18 pts--saved MDG $36K referral costs
  • - Trn'd 12 medics on allergy meds; ensured 100% treatment competency--enhanced clinical emergency response
  • - Initiated Family Health Flt tech trng; 4-hr sessions conducted mthly/14 prsnl--enhanced clinical skills/abilities
  • - Managed spt staffing for visiting providers; enabled 119 appts/4specialties--saved AF >$62K in referral costs
  • - Led IBT prgm; executed 140 hrs/OJT trng/16 hrs lecture--scored 4 during HSI/smashed AF avg/3--solid work
  • -Trn'd Army MTF on extract lab sys set-up; streamlined extract ordering process--saved 144 man-hours annually
  • - Lead A/I technician/3 OREs; key in 600 med record reviews--ensured 98% readiness posture/ORI compliance
  • - Recognized faulty cold storage unit alarm; procurred $11K medical equip--saved $60K in vaccine replacement
  • - Lives saved! Initiated life saving procedures on two allergic reation pts--averted tragedy w/100% recovery
  • - Main'd 11 enlisted training records; verified/documented staff proficiency--100% accuracy...inspection ready
  • - Shed light on inadequate AF vaccine allotment; pushed issue thru log/ped/pop health--increased supply 130%
  • - Pursued public hlth initiative; contacted 185 high risk flu/varicella pts--protected from communicable diseases

Assistant Business Operations Team Leader November 2001 - August 2008

Air Force | 4N071 | E-5 | Charleston AFB, North Charleston, SC, USA

  • 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.
  • Understands the big picture and was always able to translate the mission intent of senior leaders.
  • Independently governed Immunization clinic for 4 months provided 3894 shots during 50 percent manning short fall
  • Conducted mass briefings for 13 Squadrons and 436 troops; efficiently relayed information to the wing.
  • Identified high waste potential revamping vaccine administration procedures; innovation saved $1,184 a month
  • Solely ran clinic VMPF program; cleared 487 staff for out processing; saved 163 hours work for Wing personnel
  • Key player in Wing ORI: managed immunization processing line for more than 800 staff; main contributor to excellent rating.
  • Mission minded while expanding clinic hours by 13 percent with 33 percent manning decrease and providing superb service to Wing.
  • - Manages comprehensive immunizations program for 25,106 active duty, civilian personnel & family members
  • Taught medication procedures to medical assistant students; gained 1600 free man-hours in direct patient care.
  • Developed tuberculosis check high priority process cut patient wait times down 100 percent and increase patient satisfaction 4 fold.
  • Instructed 11 NCOs in supervisory class/15 members on department policy broadening staff education
  • Led department in Hospital Services Inspection and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization by ensuring department compliance with standards, technical expertise thereby ensuring Excellent/Outstanding ratings for the organization.

Top Skills

  • Safety Representative
  • Cost Center Manager
  • Staff Management & Training
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Budgeting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Manager Oriented
  • Performance/Process Improvement
  • Operations Management
Skills Verified by Purepost

AWARDS

Joint Service Commendation Medal

October 2018

Meritorious Service Medal

August 2017

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

July 2017

Air Force Expeditionary Service Ribbon (with gold border)

April 2017

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

April 2017

Afghanistan Campaign Medal

April 2017

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal

April 2017

NATO Medal

April 2017

Air Force Meritorious Unit Award

October 2016

Air Force Longevity Service Award

August 2016

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

May 2016

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

August 2014

Air Force Commendation Medal

August 2014

Air Force Longevity Service Award

August 2012

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

September 2011

Air Force Overseas Long Tour Service Ribbon

August 2011

Air Force Commendation Medal

July 2011

Air Force NCO PME Graduate Ribbon

November 2010

Air Force Longevity Service Award

August 2008

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

August 2008

National Defense Service Medal

February 2008

Iraq Campaign Medal

February 2008

Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

September 2007

Air Force Achievement Medal

March 2007

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

July 2005

Air Force Longevity Service Award

August 2004

Air Force NCO PME Graduate Ribbon

September 2002

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

August 2002

Air Force Longevity Service Award

August 2000

Air Force Good Conduct Medal

August 1999

Air Force Training Ribbon

October 1996

Training and Certifications

Professional Manager Certificate

January 2016

EDUCATION

Business Administration, Accounting

Limestone College, Gaffney, SC, USA

May 2003 - April 2007 , GPA: 3.62

Allied Health Sciences, Health and Medical Administrative Services

Community College of the Air Force, 100 S Turner Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36114

June 2000 - August 2002 , GPA: 3.4