Intermountain Healthcare Hyperbaric Technician-Certified / Safety Director - Full Time - Logan, Utah in Logan, Utah
Under the direction of the Medical Director or Clinical Coordinator, and the safety supervisor the Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) functions as a clinical support partner to assist the patient care team by performing varied tasks and procedures as instructed by a licensed professional with regard to hyperbaric patient needs. Under the direction and delegation of a physician, Advanced Practice Clinician (APC), Clinical Coordinator, or Registered Nurse, functions as a patient care attendant by monitoring patient, taking care of patient care needs, and involving other members of the patient care team as needed..
Essential Job Duties
Performs assigned duties within Scope of Practice and performs specialized procedures with skill validation and according to regulatory standards. Fosters a safe environment by complying with the safety policy and taking appropriate action in an emergency.
Operates the hyperbaric chamber according to the level of training and established protocols.
Is able to work in a compressed gas environment.
Removes any potentially hazardous materials or unapproved equipment from the hyperbaric chamber before the chamber is pressurized.
Calculates nitrogen time, oxygen breathing obligations, required decompression stops, and repetitive dive profiles as needed.
Monitors in chamber environment variables such as temperature, oxygen and maintains communication with inside attendant including tasks such as pressurization, ventilation, times, air breaks, and chamber movement.
Prepares patients to receive hyperbaric oxygen therapy so that physical and patient-related risk factors are eliminated or controlled before and during the patient's treatment.
Sets up and operates all ancillary equipment relating to hyperbaric oxygen therapy, including, but not limited to, blood glucose testing and blood pressure monitoring.
Performs routine cleaning of the hyperbaric chamber and ancillary equipment to prevent the transmission of infection.
Performs maintenance to the level of training and departmental policy
Performs transcutaneous oxygen testing, including calibration and placement of probes.
Participates in department research projects, protocol development, and equipment testing.
Participates in continuing education related to hyperbaric medicine and maintains the CHT certification.
Responsible for non-nursing care of patients, and skills necessary to provide hyperbaric care appropriate to the following age groups: neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric.
Completes required documentation in an accurate, timely and legible manner.
Entry Rate: $21.59 or more, depending on experience
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Shift Details: Full Time - 36/40 hours per week
Location: Wound Care/Hyperbaric - Logan Regional Hospital
Additional Details: Must be able to work Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Current certification as a CHT through the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology.
Emergency Medical Technician certification, Paramedic certification, or LPN license (NBDHMT requires an EMT to be Certified Hyperbaric Tech eligible).
Current Basic LIfe Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Meets medical requirements for hyperbaric exposure if applicable.
One year of wound care experience.
Two years of Hyperbaric experience.
Experience in an acute hospital setting.
Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.
Logan Regional Hospital
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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