30 May Thomas McDevitt
- Indialantic, Florida
- May 30, 2019
Thomas' incident command training has been used during states of emergency for multiple hurricanes, tornados, brush fires, structure fires, and multiple motor vehicle. As a paramedic, he was first response to to cardiac, respiratory, trauma, maternity, pediatric, and medical emergencies. Tom used critical decision-making skills to evaluate patients' conditions while arranging Helicopter Medial Evacuation. Lastly, he acted as an Incident Commander to secure a scene, decrease further injuries, and implements a safety management and incident action plan. With Tom's new management of vacation rentals, he developed and supervised the construction process to maintain a high standard of property management and customer service.
On the job paramedic education
Development, supervision, and advertisement of a 3,000 sq. ft. vacation rental to provide upmost hospitality and
Thomas was responsible for supervision of a fire station and up to 30 personnel (volunteer and professional). He was on duty for 24 hour periods while responding to fire, trauma, medical, marine, and forest fire emergencies, and learned valid safety skills in moments of distress.
Thomas is a Fire/Paramedic who can use therapeutic communication in high stress situations to execute tasks resulting in mitigation of life-threatening situations. He is a trained professional public servant, ocean rescue lifeguard, emergency paramedic, fire fighter, safety officer and pilot.
He is also a highly trained athlete, waterman, scuba diver, free diver and windsurfer. He is married and has raised three step-children into adulthood. Traveling to places such as; Indonesia, Bali, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Italy, Bahamas, and France, Thomas has immersed and acclimated himself in many different cultures and customs, and values cultural diversity.