Hyperbaric Technician - Phoebe Wound Care

Description

JOB SUMMARY
  • To safely care for patients during and after hyperbaric treatments by alternately performing duties of outside attendant, inside attendant, as well as console operator using a multi-place hyperbaric chamber.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelines
  • Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization
  • Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures
  • Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs)
  • Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time.
  • Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills.
  • Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate.
  • Must have advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot chamber problems and complete preventative maintenance.
  • Must be able to clear ears and adjust to pressure changes that are similar to pressure changes experienced during flying.
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • General environment: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels.
  • May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.
  • May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms.
  • May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.
  • May be scheduled as needed including overtime


Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Vocational/Technical Degree in EMT, Dive Medic, LPN or 2 year/Associate Degree in Paramedic, RN, Respiratory Therapist (Required)
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 2 - 3 years Hyperbaric or acute care setting (Required)
  • 1 - 2 years Wound care or procedure based skills. (Preferred)
  • 1 - 2 years Accrediting and regulatory agencies, such as NFPA, UHMS, and Joint Commission. (Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSURES
  • Required Certifications/Licensures: Current Licensure is accordance with education; Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Preferred Certifications/Licensures: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Certified Hyperbaric Technician
GENERAL SKILLS
  • Organizational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Relations
  • Mathematical
  • Analytical
  • Grammar / Spelling
  • Read / Comprehend Written Instructions
  • Follow Verbal Instructions
  • Mechanical
  • Basic Computer Skills
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Have near normal vision - Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors
  • Have good - manual dexterity and eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to perform - repetitive tasks/motion
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Standing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Walking - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Sitting - Frequently within shift (34-66%)
  • Climbing - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Bending/Stooping - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Twist at waist - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)
  • Reaching above shoulder - Occasionally within shift (1-33%)