Hyperbaric Technologist - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Posted on: October 5, 2019
PeaceHealth is seeking a Hyperbaric Technologist - Hyperbaric
Oxygen Therapy for a 1.0 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position.
This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8
Req ID: 175815
This position is responsible for administering hyperbaric oxygen
therapy and diagnostic testing to patients of the Hyperbaric
Medicine Center under the supervision of a hyperbaric
In the role, you will have the opportuntiy to uphold the safety of
patients and caregivers, administer transcutaneous oxygen
measurements, and provide basic wound care. We are seeking a
candidate with strong attention to detail who is committed to
patient care and safety with a keen ability to closely monitor
circumstances. Must have excellent time management skills and be
willing and ready to act in potentially stressful situations.
We offer paid training to obtain required Certified Hyperbaric
Technician certification, competitive compensation, a robust
benefits package and a collaborative, dedicated work
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the policies and procedures
of Hyperbaric Medicine.
- Perform the following duties per departmental policy and
physician instruction: transcutaneous oxygen monitoring testing,
blood glucose monitoring, hyperbaric treatment and monitoring,
dressing changes and/or wound care within scope of practice,
complete and maintain patient treatment/diagnostic records, educate
patient and/or patient's family as to the benefits, risks,
contraindications, and safety issues of hyperbaric oxygen therapy
before treatment, answer telephone inquiries and schedule patient
- Clean and maintain the equipment according to infection control
standards. Maintain continuous quality improvement duties and chart
audits. Perform an inventory check, and maintain a record of
supplies and laundry items. Maintain equipment and checks backup
air and oxygen supplies on a daily basis.
- Ascertain that the patient's diagnosis is one of the
appropriate approved disorders for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and
that the said diagnosis is clearly entered on the patient's
- Evaluate the patient outcome and meet with the manager and the
hyperbaric physician to discuss patient treatment and adjust
treatment as necessary. Consult with hyperbaric physician regarding
any adverse reactions.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- High school diploma or equivalent required.
- Must have completed a National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric
Medical Technology approved hyperbaric medicine introductory course
or must do so for certification within 18 months of hire.
- As part of the clinical internship, the CHT must have completed
the Transcutaneous Oxygen Monitoring (TCOM) module.
- Must be 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
- Respiratory Therapist, Physician Assistant, Corpsman
(Military), EMT, Paramedic, LPN, RN, Physiologist, or Certified
Hyperbaric Technologist, (CHT).
- Must have undergone a clinical work experience of 480 hours in
undersea, hyperbaric medicine or aviation medicine technology or
must do so for certification within 18 months of hire.
- Must maintain a minimum 12 continuing education credits every
two years with at least six of those specific to undersea or
- Current certification for Certified Hyperbaric Technician or
Certified Hyperbaric Specialist required or must obtain
certification within 12 months from the hire date.
- Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date
- Along with maintaining the CHT certification, must also
maintain Oregon State Licensure in one of the following: along with
maintaining a CHT: Respiratory Therapist, Physician Assistant,
Corpsman (Military), EMT, Paramedic, LPN, RN, or Physiologist.
- Basic use of computers including MS Office applications
PHMG PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires active physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the
- Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
- Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate
lighting and ventilation.
- Job duties frequently require intense concentration and
attention to detail (34-65% of work time).
Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of
your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit
Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington,
Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000
caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than
900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural
communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St.
Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today,
PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues
with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social
justice in fulfilling its Mission.
We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a
collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about
working at PeaceHealth and the Springfield community please visit
our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.
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resumes or applications.
Location: Springfield, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category: Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Work Type: Full Time
PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment
opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without
regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified
individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender;
pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic
information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in
accordance with local, state, or federal laws.
The above information is intended to indicate the general nature
and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers
assigned to this job.
Posting Notes: Springfield -- Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support
-- Technician / Technologist -- Full Time -- REHABILITATION
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