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Medical Service

Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Salary:
100,000-150,000
Posted:
May 09, 2019

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DR. KENNETH S. SHAW, O.D., M.A.

*** *** ****

Alexandria, VA 22314

Mobile Telephone: 706-***-****

e-mail: ac9cce@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/dr-ken-shaw

Veteran's Status: Retired, U.S. Army, 1992-2019

Citizenship: United States

OBJECTIVE

To continue to serve my country in a position in which I can use my demonstrated expertise in emergency management.

SUMMARY AND AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

18 years of experience in EMERGENCY MANGEMENT and CBRNE MEDICAL RESPONSE. I have created, TRAINED AND LED All-Hazards medical emergency response teams at all levels. My current team provides CBRNE and conventional MASCAL response by air or ground for NATIONAL SPECIAL SECURITY EVENTS under the National Capital Region Contingency Plan 3600. My teams have provided on- site coverage for 2 Presidential Inaugurations and 4 State of the Union Addresses. I have PLANNED AND EXECUTED more than 40 exercises for U.S. Army hospitals, health clinics, and garrisons. I have served as an Observer/controller for emergency response exercises in 4 countries on 3 continents. I have been a speaker at 7 national and international conferences on emergency management topics. I was in charge of PLANNING AND LEADING the Ebola response at Womack Army Medical Center which was the first certified by the U.S. Army to treat Ebola patients and formed the basis of higher-level Army plans. I was a key planner in the development of the European Command and European Regional Medical Command Pandemic Influenza Response Plans as well as the Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center Pandemic Influenza Response Plan. I also have significant EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE. I have served as a Deputy Commander for an Army Medical Center and a very large Army Community Hospital. I was selected as the Deputy Commander for Quality and Safety at Womack Army Medical Center to help transform a medical center with major quality problems. As part of the command team, I led a spectacular transformation in quality as cited by The Joint Commission.

EDUCATION

American Military University

Degree: Master of Arts in Homeland Security; emphasis on Emergency Management

(with Honors), 2009

Honors: Gold Key International Honor Society

Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Salus University) Degrees: Bachelor of Science 1989, and Doctor of Optometry 1992 Honors and extracurricular activities:

Health Professions Scholarship, U.S. Army

Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society

Class Vice President and Student Council 1989-92

Meritorious Service Award

First President of PCO Chapter of Fellowship of Christian Optometrists The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina Degree: Bachelor of Science 1988

Major: Biology

Honors and Extracurricular Activities:

Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society

Cadre, 1986-87

Commandant's list, President's list (2 awards), Dean's list (2 awards) Co-Captain, Citadel Crew Team

Cross Country and Track

TRAINING

Advanced Disaster Medical Response, 2006

Confined Space Rescue Certification 2004

Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation, 2002

Medical Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties, 2001 ACLS, 1999, 2001

Combat Casualty Care Course with Advanced Trauma Life Support, 1993 EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Chief, Fort Belvoir Community Hospital Emergency Response Team Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA

July, 2018 - Present

Contact: Pat Caesar, 703-***-****, permission to contact. LED the FBCH Emergency Response Team prepared to respond to CBRNE and conventional mass-casualty incidents anywhere in the National Capital Region by air or ground in accordance with NCR CONPLAN 3600. Provided all-hazards MASCAL coverage for 2 Presidential Inaugurations and 4 State of the Union Addresses and a number of National Special Security Events.

Chief, Credentialing and Privileging

Transitional Intermediate Management Organization, Defense Health Agency July, 2018 - Present

Supervisor: Lieutenant Colonel Downing Lu, 301-***-****, permission to contact. PLANNED AND DEVELOPED administrative POLICIES AND PROCEDURES in Credentialing and Privileging for the integration of Army, Navy, and U.S. Air Force Military Treatment Facilities into the Defense Health Agency. Deputy Commander for Quality and Safety

Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC

June 2016 – June 2018

Supervisor: Colonel John Melton, 910-***-****, permission to contact. Led Quality Services Division, Hospital Safety Division, Patient Relations Division, and Patient Experience Division to a RADICAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE QUALITY of healthcare provided by the hospital. The 2017 Joint Commission Survey was a dramatic success.

Chief, CBRNE Team

Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC

June 2014 – June 2018

Supervisor: Colonel John Melton, 910-***-****, permission to contact. DEVELOPED AND LED an all-hazards team prepared to respond to CBRNE and conventional mass-casualty incidents anywhere on Fort Bragg. Provided medical coverage for special security events. RESPONDED SUCCESSFULLY to a real chemical event.

Chief, Quality Services Division, Womack Army Medical Center Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, NC

APR 2015 - MAY 2016

Supervisor: Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, 865-***-****, permission to contact. RESTORED LEADERSHIP to a Quality Services Division in a state of disruption. Successfully led departments of Infection Control, Performance Improvement, Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Credentials to raise the standard of quality at Womack. Responsible for leading WAMC toward goal of High Reliability Organization. Deputy Commander for Clinical Support Services (and then Director for Clinical Support)

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia April, 2012 - June, 2014

LED 5 Departments including Pharmacy, Pathology, Radiology, Public Health, and Medical Readiness. These 5 departments include approximately 500 people in 21 separate services and a number of other core functions in the hospital. I MANAGED a budget exceeding $112 million/year WITHOUT A DEFICIT. Chief, Emergency Response Team

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia April, 2012 - June, 2014

TRAINED AND LED a team to respond to CBRNE and conventional mass-casualty incidents to save lives and protect the hospital from contamination. Provideed medical coverage for National Special Security Events (NSSEs). Prepared to respond to mass casualty incidents in the National Capital Region (NCR) by air or ground in accordance with NCR CONPLAN 3600.

A full list of earlier work experience available upon request. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Optometry License: Tennessee, TN1483

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

Expert Field Medical Badge, 1994

Air Assault, 1992

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal (4th award)

Army Commendation Medal (2nd award)

National Defense Service Medal (2nd award)

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

Humanitarian Service Medal

Army Service Ribbon

Overseas Service Ribbon (2nd award)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American College of Healthcare Executives

International Society of Infectious Disease

Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.

International Association of Emergency Managers

PRESENTATIONS

May 16-17, 2018: Created and led the first Mass Casualty Response Course for the providers, nurses, and medics of the XVIII Airborne Corps and United States Special Operations Command

2018: Presented "Ocular Complications of CBRNE Agents" to the National Capital Region Optometric Association

2013: Presented "Integrating the Medical Response into Special Event Contingency Planning" at the Joint Civil & DOD CBRN Symposium, Washington, D.C. January 24-26, 2011: Presented "Integrating the Medical CBRNE Response into Special Event Contingency Planning" at the Disaster Management Showcase & Conference, Washington, D.C.

March 10, 2011: Presented "CBRNE Emergency Management" to the Northern Regional Medical Command's Senior Leader's Conference in Baltimore, MD March 21-23, 2011: Presented "Novel Ideas in Improving the Medical Response to CBRNE Incidents" at the Battlefield Healthcare Summit, Washington, D.C. March 31, 2010: Presented "The Battlefield CBRN Medical Threat" to the international audience at the Battlefield Healthcare Conference in Washington, D.C. March 31, 2010: Presented "The Medical Response in CBRN" to the CBRN Defense 2010 Conference in Washington, D.C.

August 9-12, 2009: Presented "Developing Decontamination Teams for Hospitals" at FEMA's National Conference on Community Preparedness in Washington, D.C. VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Volunteer activity: Volunteered as an assistant Crew Coach for the South County High School, 2010-2014.

PUBLICATIONS

"Practical Use of Decision Support Tools in Emergency Response to CBRNE Incidents" in the winter, 2011 edition of CBRNe World Journal.

"What Police Need to Know About Chemicals in Meth Labs" in "Badges on the Bayou", journal of the Texas Fraternal Order of Police; Vol. III, Issue 2, March, 2010. http://www.hcfop39.org/.



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