Who am I?

I solve problems. I am an experienced paramedic working for one of the best 911 agencies in the country; I develop websites and web applications as a freelancer; I occasionally take photos, and I always view life as an adventure.

My goal in life is to glorify God by working hard, working well, and making a genuine difference in people's lives. If I can help you through my skill set, please let me know.

Pursuing Excellence

I've never been one to stop learning and growing. I aspire to be a quiet professional: giving my work 100% and letting its excellence speak for itself.

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.Robert A. Heinlein

Paramedic

I currently work as an In-Charge Paramedic/P2 at Cypress Creek EMS, one of the best 911 emergency medical systems in the country. We consistently lead the country in clinical excellence, research, STEMI and trauma care, and community outreach. As an in-charge paramedic, I'm the senior member of an ambulance crew in a busy suburban/urban area of Northwest Harris County. I'm also involved in education, research, and the Bicycle EMS team.

EMS Education

I've been involved with EMS education since 2010, and currently teach the following:

  • NAEMT AMLS (Advanced Medical Life Support) Course Coordinator
  • NAEMT ITLS (International Trauma Life Support)
  • AHA ACLS-EP (Advancd Cardiac Life Support Experienced Provider)
  • AHA PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • AHA BLS/CPR (Basic Life Support and CPR)
Additional Credentials
  • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic
  • Texas certified EMT-Paramedic
  • Flight Paramedic-Certified (FP-C) through BCCTPC
  • ATLS Audit
  • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Protocol)
  • NAEMT TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care)
  • IPMBA EMS Cyclist
  • Basic Structural Firefighter (expired) and HAZWOPPER
  • Extensive technical rescue training and experience
  • SAR training and experience
  • National Association of Police Diving Special Response Diver
  • NIMS ICS 100,200,300,400,700, 800

Web Developer

I work on a freelance basis designing web sites and web applications. Pricing available on request and on a case-by-case basis. My experience lies heavily in custom, from-scratch PHP applications and custom Wordpress websites.

Skills
  • PHP
  • Javascript/JQuery
  • Wordpress
  • CSS & SASS
  • MySQL
  • Git

Photographer

Adventurer

Places I've Been

I love to explore, to travel the earth and visit new places. I love making memories with those close to me and I think nothing is better than discovering somewhere amazing and living a grand adventure.

Places Visited
2011–2014 2008–2010 2005–2007 2004 and before
  • Big Bend, TX
  • Mount Magazine, AR
  • Ozark NF, AR
  • Galveston, TX
  • Blanca, CO
  • Canon City, CO
  • Niagara Falls
  • Guadalupe Peak, TX
  • Grand Canyon, AZ
  • Mesa Verde, CO
  • Taos, NM
  • Black Mesa, CO
  • Nashville, TN
  • Dallas, TX
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Hesperia, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • Tyler, TX
  • Winding Stairs, OK
  • McKinney, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Columbia, MO
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Broken Bow, OK
  • Madisonville, TX
  • Hudson, WI
  • Austin, TX
  • Williamsburg, VA
  • Springfield, MO
  • Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Washington, DC
  • Flint, MI
  • Mt. Magazine, AR
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • McDonough, GA
  • Pensacola, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • Jasper, TX
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Williamsburg, VA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Washington, DC
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Chicago, IL
  • Harbert, MI
  • Wyalusing, WI
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Souix City, SD
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Omaha, NE
  • Watersmeet, MI

Contact

Please don't hesitate to contact me for more information about my work. I am available almost always, except when I'm not.

Email: samuel@samuelkordik.com
Phone: 903-705-4572

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