Zachary Roozen

  • Killeen US-TX

Work History

Work History
2011 - Present

Armorer / Logistics Technician

HHT 6-9 CAV, 3BCT, 1st Cavalry Division

Duties: Selected as armorer for unit. Duties include keeping strict accountability and control of over  400 weapons and sensitive items, performs direct and general support maintenance on small arms and other infantry weapons, supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties, and diagnoses and troubleshoots malfunctions of small arms and other infantry weapons. Also served as a logistics technician. Duties include: Receives, inspects, inventories, loads, unloads, segregates, stores, issues, delivers and turns-in organization and installation supplies and equipment. Inspects completed work for accuracy and compliance with established procedures. Coordinates supply activities. Reviews and annotates changes to unit material condition status report. Post transactions to organizational and installation property books and supporting transaction files. Determines method of obtaining relief from responsibility for lost, damaged and destroyed supply items.

Jun 2011 - Nov 2011

Physical Security / Force Protection Supervisor

HHT 6-9 CAV, 3BCT, 1st Cavalry Division

Duties: Appointed as one of two shift supervisors for Physical Security/Force Protection section of FOB Delta. Responsible for all inner and outer security of the FOB. Worked closely with US Special Forces, civilian intelligence agencies, and other government entities. Supervised 400 man civilian guard force, as well as US soldiers. Trained to operate and interpret data from intelligence gathering devices. Liaison with Iraqi Special Forces, Iraqi Police, and the Iraqi Army training camp.  Fully trained and proficient in anti-terrorism countermeasures, fingerprinting, biometric scanning, escort duty, vehicular and personal search and seizure, and liaising with foreign government agencies. 

Nov 2009 - Jun 2011

Personal Security Officer / Combat Medic

US Army

Served as a Personal Security Officer for the commander of the unit, as well as the commander's personal combat medic. Was part of a 40 man Personal Security Detail, assigned to protect unit commander during deployment to Iraq. Duties included planning missions, preparing all duty gear such as weapons and vehicles for mission, and leading the unit commanders security detail while on mission in Iraq. Duties also included performing combat medical duties if injuries occurred. 

Jun 2009 - Nov 2009

Combat Medic, US Army

HHT 6-9 CAV, 3BCT, 1st Cavalry Division

Duties: Assisted in running the Battalion Aid Station, taking vitals, assisting in minor procedures, assisting the battalion PA. Maintained and updated medical records, personnel in the deployment medical readiness database, and administered immunizations.

Jan 2009 - Jul 2009

Line Cook

Chili's

Duties: The purpose of this position is to perform the cooking of a wide variety of menu items. Prepares entire meals which require coordinating the cooking of several items with different cooking times and characteristics. Plans the cooking process to produce complete meals on time and at the proper temperature. 

Mar 2007 - Jan 2009

Non Commissioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC), Department of Anesthesia and Interventional Pain Management Services

Department of Anesthesia, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Duties: Expertise in office automation skills, administrative work, resource management, and hands-on skills. Extensively worked with automated health care information. Extremely proficient with Microsoft Office.  Excelled at coordinating training and orientation to all existing and in-coming physicians, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and assistant support staff to the department. Selected and trained as the Information Assurance Security Officer for the Department, insuring that all information security updates and procedures were being disseminated and adhered to. Assisted with complex procedures on a multitude of patients in many clinical settings.

Aggressively maintained and accounted for over $25 Million dollars worth of equipment in direct support of the Global War of Terrorism and the European Regional Medical Command. Meticulously administered a diverse and constantly expanding budget in excess of $1.8 Million dollars. Skillful logistician for this very large medical department (over 60 staff U. S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy officers and civilian employees), maintaining over 800 different critical items in the supply system, ensuring no shortages occurred.

Effectively supervised all civilian personnel within the department, to include procurement, orientation, initial counseling, semi-annual and annual National Security Personnel Services (NSPS) counseling. 

Aug 2005 - Mar 2007

Basic Life Support / Neonatal Resuscitation Program Manager

Education Division, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center

Duties: Effectively supervised and administered the Basic Life Support (BLS)/ Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) for all of Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, including nine clinics, and eight remote teaching sites. Successfully evaluated and implemented program-wide changes in BLS/NRP, including lesson plans, instructional material, and program evaluations. Ensured compliance with new changes, and smooth transition with the old guidelines. Proficiently trained over 3000 individuals in BLS/NRP, ensuring an overall certification rate of 99%. Meticulously maintained records of training provided. Ensured all equipment is operational and conducive to learning. Efficiently coordinated with eight other program managers to maximize space and classroom utilization.

Excelled as a senior instructor in more than 9 medical training programs. Successfully trained over 5500 students while assigned to the Education Division, utilizing the principles of adult learning. Trained over 300 new instructors, multiplying the instructor pool by 200%. Effectively monitored over 500 instructors to ensure teaching etiquette and accuracy of information.

Selected and trained as the Information Assurance Security Officer for the Department, insuring that all information security updates and procedures were being disseminated and adhered to.

Feb 2002 - Oct 2003

Headquarters Company Medic

HHC 1-5 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division

Duties: Assisted in running the Battalion Aid Station, taking vitals, assisting in minor procedures, assisting the battalion PA. Maintained and updated medical records, personnel in the deployment medical readiness database, and administered immunizations.

Oct 2003 - Aug 2002

Squad Leader / Senior Line Medic

B Co, 1-5 Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division

Duties: Managed a $2.5 million dollar hand receipt with no loss of equipment. Led 6 soldiers into combat in Iraq, directing distribution of both personnel and equipment where most effective, as well as serving as a dismounted medic. Practiced independent battlefield medicine while deployed in support of OIF I and OIF II in Iraq, evacuating over 280 patients from the battlefield to definitive care.

Education

Education
2010 - Present

Associates

Central Texas College

On-going degree plan, expected completion in 2013. Degree plan was put on hold during one year combat tour in Iraq.

Apr 2011 - Apr 2011

Warrior's Leader Course

Ft. Hood Noncommissioned Officer Courses

First level leadership school, designed to educate new leaders on regulations, standards, field and garrison leadership skills, and administrative duties. Selected ahead of peers for attendance. 

Oct 2001 - Jan 2002

Military Occupational Specialty

Academy of Health Sciences

Military Occupational Specialty school where I was trained as an Army medic. This included battlefield medicine, sterile technique, wound management, basic lifesaving skills, certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic, and other advanced lifesaving skills.

May 1997 - May 2001

Diploma

Lakeside Lutheran High School

Certifications

Certifications
2011 - Present

Small Arms Repairman

US Army Small Arms Repair Branch
2010 - Present

Department of Agriculture Customs Inspector Course

US Department of Agriculture
2002 - 2015

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
2005 - 2014

American Heart Association Basic Life Support Training Site Facility

American Heart Association

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