Hyperbaric Technician II PRN
Location:
Webster , Texas
Posted:
November 19, 2017
Reference:
01533-73531
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center - Webster, TX

Hyperbaric Technologist (HBOT) II

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center , where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care, and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been providing high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Bay Area Houston region.

Some of the services provided at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center include:
  • Breast Diagnostic Center
  • Cancer care
  • Diabetes management
  • Level III emergency department
  • ACR-accredited imaging center
  • One-on-one therapy
  • Neuroscience and neurology
  • Minimally-invasive and robotic surgery
  • Wound treatment center
  • Women's and Children's Center
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center , a Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Qualities , opened its doors in 1972. Today, we have approximately 2,000 staff members and 900 physicians in multiple specialties - more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region.
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is looking for a Hyperbaric Technologist (HBOT) II for its Outpatient Wound Care Department. This is a PRN position.

Responsibilities:
Summary: The Hyperbaric Technologist, under the direction of the Director of the Outpatient Wound Care Department, administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients as prescribed by the Hyperbaric Physician.
Performs duties under supervision of the Program Director, Clinical Nurse Manager and/orPhysician in Charge as appropriate for the facility.
Responsible for the safe and effective operation of the multiplace hyperbaric chamber and relatedsupport systems.
Responsible for the safe delivery of hyperbaric oxygen therapy to the hyperbaric patient.
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, Clinical Nurse Manager,or Medical Director..
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.
Makes appropriate entries for daily hyperbaric treatments and wound care clinic visitsincluding photo uploading.
Lift patient or transfer per local policy.
Tolerate pressurization and depressurization in a hyperbaric chamber (Multiplace Only)
Need to be able to hear patients and staff. Also, listen to equipment for malfunctions.
Qualifications:
Qualifications:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Maintains and demonstrates competency in BLS (Basic Life Support Certification),infections control, safety and all unit required skill review.
Complete competencies skill checklist. Initial and Annual (post hire).
Supervisory:
The incumbent in the position will not supervise other employees.
Education/Experience:
Wound Care Center chamber operators must be a healthcare professional actively certified or licensed in one of the following vocations to meet the minimum education and experience requirements. State or Local Rules may apply.
Respiratory Therapist
Military: Corpsman or Medical Services Specialist
Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic
Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, or Licensed Vocational Nurse
Certified Hyperbaric Specialist
Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse
Certified or Registered Medical Assistant
Certified Nursing Assistant
Certified Hyperbaric Technologist
Certified Hyperbaric Wound Specialist
Physical Therapist or Physical Therapy Assistant
Other allied healthcare professions as approved by the NBDHMT (NBDHMT.org) for certification eligibility
Individuals who have successfully completed US Department of Defense (DOD) Training E.g.
U.S. Navy, Army, or Coast Guard Diver (1st Class, 2nd Class or MasterDiver designation)
Does not include Scuba (only) Diver
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Physiology Specialist
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, Department of Defence, American College of Hyperbaric Medicine, or Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society. Attendance may be pre or post hire.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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