Martin J Winebrenner
Accomplished Biomedical Equipment Technician with a successful history of overseas military deployments, field service, excellent customer service skills, proven experience in maintaining a vast array of biomedical equipment, precision test measuring equipment, and familiarity with established national standards, 14 years of Healthcare Settings seeks further growth and meeting challenges in maintaining global medical readiness as an integral team member of the United States Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA).
Great Lakes Scale Company – Field Service Technician AUG 2018 to APR 2019
Fort Wayne, IN – 30~50 hours/week
Installation, service, and calibration of Truck, Rail, and Industrial Floor, and Precision Lab Scales
Goldbelt-Frontier Biomedical Equipment Technician II, SEP 2017 to JUNE 2018
USAMMA –UT, Hill AFB, Utah - 40 hours/week
Working knowledge of Theater Enterprise Wide Logistics Systems (TEWLS), and maintaining an accurate equipment archive of assigned equipment.
Familiar with inspecting, and maintaining on-site equipment as it has been presented: Covidien Sequential Compression Devices, Impact Suction 326M, Arcos Medical Burn Navigators, O/R Tables, ConMed System 5000 Electrosurgical Units, Tuttnauer Surgical Sterilizers, Verathon Glidescope Laryngoscopes, DJO Global Intelect Combo Therapeutic Ultrasound, AutoMedx Simplified Automated Ventilator (SAVe Ventilators), So Low Laboratory Refrigerators, Ultrasonic Cleaners, 3M Bair Hugger Patient Warming Systems, and Draeger Tiro M Anesthesia Machines.
Current with all training, and am looking for additional challenges within our organization. Current TMDE uses include, but is not limited to: 1) Tektronix THS720P Oscilloscopes, 2) Fluke/DNI Nevada Impulse 4000 Defibrillator, and Pacer Analyzer, 3) BK Precision 1760A DC Power Supplies, 4) BK Precision Clamp meter, 4) Fluke 217A Patient Simulator, 5) Fluke 232D Safety/ECG Analyzer, 6) Fluke 80TK Thermocouple Module, 7) Fluke 454A Electrosurgical Analyzer, 8) PneuView Model 3600i Patient Test Lung, 9) Assorted Photometers for testing the measurable output of Lights, and Light Sources, and strong working knowledge of a variety of Power Meters, Power-Watt Meters, Signal Generators used in maintaining complex medical devices.
Venice Regional Bayfront Health, CBET JAN 2012 to JULY 2017
Venice, FL - 40 hours/week. + On Call
• Drastically improved the accuracy of the TMS database, eliminating more than 800 devices that were no longer in use.
• Developed a collaborative relationship with department directors, managers, and associates to restore the reputation of the Biomed shop. Specializing in Laboratory, Surgery, Critical Care Patient Monitoring (Philips PIC IX), Cath Lab, Cardiac and Physical Rehab, EEG, and EKG, facility Crash Carts, with both Defibrillators, and Portable Suction Units. Department Director references available upon request.
• Developed a quick reference for frequently ordered parts with pricing comparisons between OEM, and Parts Source suppliers, streamlining parts requisition at maximum cost savings.
• Sole-assigned qualified technician to a 3 FTE shop from June 2015 ~ July2017, successfully passing the Joint Commission Audit in January 2017.
Supervisor, NCOIC of the 122 Medical Group, Biomedical Svs JUNE 2004 to DEC 2011
Fort Wayne International Airport, FW, IN
• Attained rank of Master Sergeant (E-7), typical assigned Guard Drill hours were 1 weekend a month, and 2 weeks of Summer Camp Training. Pay estimate $26,000 in addition to my full time employment.
• Developed and maintained Medical Equipment Management Program (MEMP) for medical device maintenance and replacement schedule.
• Review and monitor current Vendor Support contracts, and OEM warranty and ‘End of Support’ periods for maintaining equipment uptime and projected replacement schedule.
• Charged with maintaining FDA, ECRI and OEM recall information and determining applicability to assigned equipment.
• Maintain working understanding of current Joint Commission, NFPA 99, Radiation and Laser Safety Standards, Hazardous Communications and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) program within the work place.
• Unit Career Advisor, as a career senior enlisted member, responsible for promoting career and education progression of the 36 Airmen assigned to the 122nd Medical Group.
Parkview Hospital, CBET SEP 2009 to March 2011
Fort Wayne, IN - 40 hours/wk. + On Call
• Performed in-services on, and end-to-end pm inspections of, various OEM diagnostic ultrasound machines and the correct application of power measure equipment on Therapeutic Ultrasound devices, in accordance with appropriate Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) using ATS Laboratories Ultrasound Phnatom.
• Performed in-service with both Biomedical Management and technicians on the proper use and interpretation of the Sonora “FirstCall” transducer evaluation system (hardware and software), in highlighting deficiencies in OEM support of contract-covered transducers.
• Researched and drafted quantitative data for implementation in to the Radiological Lead Shielding Inspection Program; creating a clear determination of the pass/fail criteria.
• Developed and implemented a College of American Pathologists (CAP) compliant inspection program for the precision scales used throughout the entire Parkview Health Systems’ Laboratories.
Lutheran Health Network, CBET, Specialty: Ultrasound JAN 2007 to SEP 2009
Fort Wayne, IN - 40 hours/wk. + On Call
• Successfully managed in-house program, performing and maintaining semi-annual inspections, repairs and documentation on 38 various OEM ultrasound machines per year.
• Primary technician for maintaining, inspecting and networking of the Lutheran Health Network’s 22 Konica Minolta Regius Computed Radiography (CR) Readers.
• Consistently high scores on customer satisfaction surveys
TriMedx/St. Vincent Hospital MAY 2004 to JAN 2007
Indianapolis/Kokomo, IN – 40 hrs./wk. + On Call
• Interim biomed technician used during St. Anthony Hospital’s (Chicago, IL) transition to Ascension Health, in preparation for the Joint Commission Inspection.
• Established external network mapping for all of St. Vincent’s Ultrasound Devices.
• Primary ultrasound technician for St. Vincent’s Health inventory north of the Indianapolis area, six sites, 28 various makes and models of diagnostic ultrasound machines.
DoD, Biomedical Equipment Technical Training – TSGT (E-6) MAY 2003 to MAY 2004
Shepherd AFB, Wichita Falls, TX
• 48 week, 40 hours/week Comprehensive Military Biomedical Training Program.
• Mentored subordinates both in and out of class to minimize failure rates.
• Hands on fault isolation for the GE AMX-4, Continental and Picker x-ray rooms, anesthesia and gas analyzers, Ventilators, Electro-Surgical Units, and Airborne Infant Incubators.
• Distinguished Graduate, overall course score 92%
Antibus Scale and Systems, Certified Scale Technician FEB 1992 to DEC 2002
Fort Wayne, IN – 40 hours/week + On Call
• ISO Certified Scale, and Force Measurement Services Company
• Performed in-service presentations for audiences up to 150 participants, on the proper use and application of inventory validation and piece counting equipment.
• Certified in Force Measurement, Retail and Industrial Scale applications.
• Installed, tested, and certified commercial and industrial scales in accordance applicable State and Federal guidelines.
EDUCATION and TRAINING
• Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, BS Information Systems w/Network Certification- Senior Year
• Trine University, Bachelor of Arts in Applied Management- Senior Year
• Community College of the Air Force, Associates Degree in Biomedical Technology
• Community College of the Air Force, Associates in Applied Science in Avionics Systems Technology
• United States Air Force NCO Leadership Academy
• United States Air Force NCO Academy
• 2 week Training Course at Continental Sterilizers for Steris Sterilizers, and 444 Parts Washers
• 2 week Training Course from Echoserve on Diagnostic Ultrasound
• 1 week Philips Patient Monitoring School, Cleveland, OH
• Excellent customer service, communication, electronic measurement and working knowledge of various diagnostic equipment to isolate electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic faults.
• Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite, Word and Excel and Power Point applications, Windows NT and
Embedded Software Applications, and Resident Diagnostic Software.
• Capable of interpreting schematics, wiring and flow diagrams.
HONORS, AWARDS AND AFFILIATIONS
• CBET (Certified Biomedical Equipment Technician) through AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) January 2008 to December 2016
• The Indiana Commendation Medal; Distinguished Performer of the Electronics Training Program “To complete this course is a challenge in itself. However, to go through the entire course with an average of 98 percent or higher and maintain high professional standards is indeed a feat of exceptional achievement and deserves special recognition”. Herbert J Spier, Brigadier General, Indiana Air Guard Wing Commander
• 2009 Lion’s VOSH Mission Trip to El Salvador, Lead Biomedical Technician
• Military career history: 1983-1988 C-130 Avionics/Navigation Technician, Honorable Discharge USAF
• 1990 – 1992 F-4 Fire Control Radar Technician, Indiana Air Guard, 1992, F-4 Airframe is retired
• 1992 - 2003 F-16 Avionics In-Shop Technician, 7 Level Technician
• 2003 – 2012 Indiana Air Guard Biomedical Equipment Technician, 7 Level Technician
In addition, I am familiar with numerous AGE (Power, and HVAC) applications for supplying field sites with the required power and environmental controls for temperature sensitive TMDE and units under test.