HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Hyperbaric Technician Certified, Days in El Paso, Texas

FACILITY SUMMARY: Las Palmas Medical Center is a Level III Trauma, 186-private patient room, full service acute care hospital. Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive healthcare and provides leading-edge technologies. Our Lifecare Center offers inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs, as well as our fully equipped fitness and wellness center in one convenient location. We also house the region’s only Kidney Transplant Center.

We are located on the Westside of El Paso, Texas close to the University of Texas El Paso campus. We provide exceptional patient care services to the El Paso and Fort Bliss communities, as well as Southern New Mexico and West Texas Regions.

POSITION SUMMARY: * Under the direction of physicians and general guidance from the Technical Supervisor and HBO Safety Officer, performs diagnostic, therapeutic and emergency functions for pediatric to geriatric aged patients treated in the Hyperbaric Medicine Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform hyperbaric dives in a safe, accurate, and timely manner. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform and monitor mutiplace operations panel. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to function inside the hyperbaric chamber to assess and monitor patient tolerance to treatment. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to lift objects in excess of 150 lbs (with assistance). * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to assess hyperbaric patients. * Demonstrates familiarity with advanced technical analysis of hyperbaric procedures. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to provide complete documentation for each procedure and maintain necessary records. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to practice proper care, usage and maintenance of the Hyperbaric Center equipment. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers to assure quality patient care. * Demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and ability adhere to all standards, policy, and laws governing the Las Palmas Medical Center. * Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION * Certification as Hyperbaric Technologist * BCLS provider * TDH (Texas Department of Health) licensure for equivalent of current healthcare provider practice.

*REQUIRED EDUCATION: * * High School diploma or general education degree (GED)-minimal. * Ability to read, writes, and speaks the English language proficiently.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: * One-year experience clinical hyperbaric setting or equivalent in HBO setting. * One-year experience as CHT (Certified Hyperbaric Technologist)

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • EMT-Paramedic Certified, Registered Nurse, Registered Respiratory Therapist, or Advanced Dive Medical Technician with minimal of one year experience in direct clinical settings.
  • ACLS and/or PALS provider.
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Life Sciences (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Military or commercial diving experience.

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Title: Hyperbaric Technician Certified, Days

Location: Texas-El Paso-Las Palmas Medical Center - El Paso

Requisition ID: 01515-19710