Hyperbaric Technician PRN
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/5/2016
Lone Tree, CO
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Code: 08936-57429
The Hyperbaric Technician (HT) demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to operate the hyperbaric chamber. When operating the chamber, the HT insures adherence to the treatment profile, staff decompression and life safety policies. The HT demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide general and age appropriate medical care to patients in the hyperbaric chamber and clinic area. The HT fills a supportive role for those patients requiring physician or nursing intervention. When in the chamber, the HT oversees life safety of all staff and patients, provides oxygen administration, and observes patient tolerance of the treatment and other general patient care needs as required. Duties also include on call responsibilities, chamber system maintenance & infection control, process improvement, quality assurance, record keeping and miscellaneous rotating duties as assigned. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Sky Ridge Medical Center expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that SRMC creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
A. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:Current certification in an allied health field. Certification as a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist, CHT within 18 months of hire. BLS certification.
B. EDUCATION: High School diploma or equivalent. Formal education in an allied health field. Completion of a formal course in hyperbaric medicine theory and operation.
C. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of six months in the field of hyperbaric medicine or a related field. One to three years of experience is desirable.
D. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Works well with patients and families. Strong interpersonal, assessment and critical thinking skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of hyperbaric operational theory and practice. Must pass an annual medical fitness screening.
Last Edited: 08/11/2016