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J186922

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Technician

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Bethel Park, PA - Allegheny Clinic
  • Tech
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients as prescribed by the hyperbaric physician, performs hyperbaric chamber operations and system maintenance as required. Participates in safety program and certification as appropriate. Data entry and utilization of data software for wound management and daily hyperbaric treatments including photo uploading.  

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in patient preparation for treatment and education as it relates to hyperbaric therapy.
  • Ability to assess patient’s condition, plan and evaluate care throughout the treatment session.
  • Reports reactions and/or changes in patient’s condition to appropriate medical personnel.
  • Maintains confidential and accurate patient records as it pertains to treatments performed and care rendered.
  • Performs hyperbaric chamber operations and system maintenance as required for accreditation.
  • Data entry and utilization of data software for wound management and daily hyperbaric treatments including photo uploading.
  • Participate in safety program and maintain competencies, continuing education and certifications as appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma required.
  • Completion of a National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology approved hyperbaric medicine introductory course is required prior to initial HBO patient treatment.
  • Three years prior clinical experience as an LPN, RRT, Medical Assistant, EMT or Paramedic required.
  • Must have completed a National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology approved hyperbaric medicine introductory course prior to initiation of direct patient care. 
  • Current certification/licensure in one of the following disciplines required:  Respiratory Therapist, LPN, Medical Assistant, Emergency Medical Technician, or Paramedic
  • Must have a minimum of Heartsaver CPR - Course #1 which includes Adult CPR and Foreign, Body Airway instruction (FBOA). Further requirements are department and unit specific.

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Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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