Biomedical Equipment Technician Evals
Petty Officer Nabowski's superb managerial skills contributed to the resounding success of the Biomedical Equipment Technician engagement at Guido Valadares National Hospital, in
Dili, Timor-Leste. She led a team of 11 technicians in the repair of 33 pieces of medical equipment to include radiography/fluoroscopy machines, ventilators, laboratory incubators, and dental chairs estimated at more than $2.5 million.
He led a team of 32 Hospital Corpsman in all clinical services provided for reserve units drilling at NOSC Los Angeles, directly contributing to their overall medical readiness. As team leader coordinator, he supervised and managed 17 Petty Officers in all detachment evolutions, including the writing and completion of 24 enlisted evaluations for all E5 and below members. He also provided 244 manhours of biomedical equipment maintenance support to U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima Peru, saving the command over $10,000 on equipment maintenance and repairs.
As the Command's Biomed Technician, she performed equipment preventive maintenance/repair inspections of over 7,200 BIOMED items from various Expeditionary Medical Facility platforms and downloads valued at $7.5 Million. Her actions have reduced local device codes from 788 to 185, a 75% decrease for biomedical equipment and continues to improve the overall efficiency of the program and maintenance of critical life saving equipment.
Authorized non-biomedical equipment technician. HN Tekettle displayed exceptional professionalism and ability in completing over 1,256 maintenance and repair work orders for 37 departments in the hospital valued at over $20M. As assistant Equipment Acceptance Coordinator, he installed, calibrated, and tested over 60 medical and dental equipment items valued at more than $100K, saving the command over $40K in installation and contracting costs. HN Tekettle's exceptional knowledge helped the Biomedical Engineering shop increase completion rate to 99% surpassing NMLC standards of 97%.
Distinguished himself by superior performance as Leading Petty Officer and Biomedical Equipment Technician for Medical Repair Division, Department of Administration, Naval Medical Center, San Diego California. Utilizing his knowledge of manning and equipment deficiencies, he requested and obtained 3 Sailors to support Quality Assurance equipment inspections. This effort led to the completed test and repair of 556 pieces of back logged biomedical equipment within a record 90 days.
Petty Officer Krease had a direct influence on the medical equipment readiness of Naval Medical Center San Diego, 13 satellite clinics, and 50 Naval ships and submarines. She managed an annual budget of $500 thousand for the service and repair of over 16,000 items of Biomedical Equipment. In addition, she oversaw the inventory of 5,200 equipment items valued at $5.5 million.
Petty Officer Kellog led the Supply section for the Combined Aid Station (CAS) on Al Jaber Air Base, supporting 2,700 Marines, Sailors, and Coalition forces of SPMAGTF-CR-CC. He inventoried 14,334 items including biomedical equipment, reusable gear, consumable medical supplies, and medications worth a total amount of $236,771.
While serving as Leading Petty Officer and Biomedical Equipment Technician, Medical Logistics Company, 1st Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment-15, Marine Logistics Group. He was the lead Biomedical Equipment Technician and upon arrival, he efficiently surveyed the equipment capabilites of the outlying Forward Operating Bases establishing Preventive Maintenance program processes and ensuring 100 percent equipment accountability and operability for 6 level 1 and level 2 clinic assets in theater. He also coordinated the resupply project to equip 4 Mobile Trauma Bays, validatiing and expediting 29 equipment emergent purchase requests for medical equipment costing over $800,000.
As the Leading Petty Officer, he effectively supervised five junior Sailors and Marines in three work sections, ensuring all daily activity reports, special project tasks, and operational requirements were consistently completed in a timely manner. His ability to plan, execute and utilize his staff effectively and efficiently is a model for subordinates to follow. Through his astute supervision Medical Logistics Detachment accurately processed over 4,000 total customer demands and 75 tri-walls of Class VIII medical line items consisted of over 3,500 total receipts resulting in the timely delivery of medical supplies that provided critical Class VIII combat logistic support for 16 major units within Regional Command Southwest (RC/SW) Area of Operations.
With a great understanding of high commodity Class VIII medical consumables and pharmaceuticals that units were often requesting for, he created a list of 136 line items to update Medical Logistics Detachment's 30 days on hand inventory that was worth $50 thousand and lessening the order and receipt time for the ordering unit.
- As the Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician, he supervised the performance and completion of intermediate maintenance for 500 pieces of Class VIII medical and dental equipment valued at over $5 million for 16 major units within RC(SW).
- Supervised in identifying and consolidating 128 pieces of medical equipment and 159 medical accessories and repair parts worth a total $1.75 million for retrograding and turn in to Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office resulting in the increase of spatial area and expedited the retrograde of 2 International Standard Organization shipping containers.
- As the Controlled Substance Custodian, he meticulously administered and accounted for 6,748 individual controlled substances valued at over $100 resulting in 3 Controlled Substance Inventory Board Disinterested Officer inspections with zero deficiencies.
- As the Fire Warden for the Supply Management Unit (SMU), he properly conducts all monthly fire safety inspections for the SMU ensuring fire safety is implemented for 59 DoD personnel and 24 third country nationals (TCNs) and resulting in the zero discrepancy during the quarterly fire safety inspections conducted by the Camp Leatherneck Fire Department.
- Operating outside of his primary Military Occupational Specialty, he provided a basic combat lifesaver's class, how to properly apply a tourniquet, pressure dressing and chest seal, to 17 marines at the Munitions Storage Area (MSA) ensuring the marines are knowledgeable in self aid and buddy aid life saving measures.
- An active member of the First Class Petty Officer Association, he actively engages and assists other members in providing information to junior Sailors on professional development opportunities and other morale enhancing activities on board Camp Leatherneck. He personally devoted an additional 4 off duty volunteer hours to the United Service Organization to ensure the troop welfare and improve command morale of all branches across the board.
He dedicated over 60 hours to the instruction, qualification review, boarding and warfare proficiency of the Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist program resulting with 2 sailors earning their EFMFWS warfare device.