Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Technician

GBMC HealthCare
Baltimore, MD
Jun 28, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Hyperbaric Technician / Technologist, under the direction of an advanced provider or physician performs hyperbaric oxygen therapy on approved patients. He/She operates and monitors the hyperbaric chamber and other hyperbaric support systems and performs necessary maintenance to systems daily. Education High School Degree/ GED, and appropriate educational degree Experience Minimum of one-year clinical hyperbaric system operations experienced preferred Skills Must possess good verbal and written communications with the ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions independently. Must have interpersonal skills sufficient to interact with patients, visitors and other hospital associates and departments. Licensures, Certifications Certification and or licensure in one of the following vocations required: NST/Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapist, Diver Medic, Medical Services Specialist, EMT, Paramedic, Registered Nurse, LPN or LVN, Diving Medical Technician preferred Current CPR Certification (Health Care Provider) Successful completion of an approved course from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and or the National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric medical Technology, or any online course approved by both the UHMS and NBDHMT Physical Requirements Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for up to twenty percent (20%) of work time. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time and to lift and/or transport equipment to designated places in the hospital. Working Conditions Direct exposure to adverse or hazardous working conditions (ie, blood, sputum, etc.) when cleaning and sterilizing equipment. Must possess physical ability to move patients with assistance from other personnel and mechanical devices if indicated Conditions of Employment

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