HBO Technician National Healing
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED DescriptionSummary: The Hyperbaric Tech (HBOT), under the direction of the Program Director and/or Safety Director of the Hyperbaric Medicine Department, administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients as prescribed by the Hyperbaric Physician.
?Performs duties under supervision of the Program Director, Clinical Coordinator, and/or Safety Director as is appropriate for the facility.
?Is responsible for the safe and effective operation of the hyperbaric chamber(s) and related support systems.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
?Assists in patient preparation for treatment.
?Reinforces education as it relates to hyperbaric therapy.
?Keeps complete and accurate patient records as they pertain to treatment documentation.
?Performs duties and procedures as directed by Program Director, Medical Director, and in some cases the Clinical Coordinator.
?Performs hyperbaric chamber operations and system maintenance as required.
?Supports clinical hyperbaric facility accreditation.
?Participates in the safety program.
?Maintains competencies, continuing education and certifications as appropriate.
?Utilizing data software for wound management make appropriate entries for daily hyperbaric treatments and wound care clinic visits including photo uploading.
?Lift patient or transfer
?Tolerate pressurization and depressurization in a hyperbaric chamber
?Need to be able to hear patients and staff. Also, listen to equipment for malfunctions
?Dependability and on time
?Attention to Detail
?Ability to follow through
?Safety and Security
?Problem solving ability
?Good oral skills
?Ability to relax patients
?Good written communication skills
High school diploma or general education degree
?Be certified as a CHT or DMT within 1-year of hire
?Must have completed a National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology approved hyperbaric medicine introductory course
?Complete competencies skill checklist
The incumbent in the position will not supervise other employees.
Becoming a Wound Care Center Hyperbaric Oxygen Technician
Wound Care Center chamber operators are certified and/or licensed in one of the following vocations or hold a diploma from an accredited institution in one of the following professions to meet the minimum education and experience requirements. Be certified and/or licensed in one of the following vocations:
?Medical Services Specialist
?Life Support Technician
?Registered Nurse, LPN, or LVN
?Certified Nurse Aide (CNA)
?Certified Medical Assistant (CMA)
?Current Diving Medical Technician (DMT) or Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT)
?Physiologist (Exercise or Aerospace)
?Physical Therapy Assistant
Additionally, each chamber operator attends, or provides verification of attendance to, an Introductory Hyperbaric Training Course as approved by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT). Upon successful completion of an approved course, and 480 hours of hyperbaric work experience, the chamber operator may take a national exam for certification as a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist.
||Goshen, IN |
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