Intermountain Healthcare Hyperbaric Technician-Uncertified - Part Time - Intermountain Medical Center - Murray, UT in Murray, Utah
Under the direction of the Medical Director or Clinical Coordinator, and the safety supervisor the Hyperbaric Technician 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, assists the patient care team by performing various tasks and procedures for safe, quality patient care.
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.
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
Participates in continuing education related to hyperbaric medicine
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: $19.63 or more, depending on experience
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Shift Details: Part Time - 24 hours per week
Location: Hyperbaric Medicine - Intermountain Medical Center
Additional Details: Must be able to work a flexible work schedule
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.
Completion of a UHMS approved course in Hyperbaric Medicine.
One year of wound care experience.
Experience in an acute hospital setting.
Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Seeing, Standing.
Intermountain Medical Center
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The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.
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