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Hyperbaric Technician, Wound Care - LPN, MA, RT, ENT

Job Description


Job ID: 1213277
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

Progress West HealthCare Center opened in February 2007 in one of the fastest-growing areas of St. Charles County. Progress West uses hospital design, clinical practices and technology to support the delivery of patient-centered care.
 


Overview


Role Purpose

Administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy and diagnostic testing to patients.


Responsibilities

  • Cleans and maintains the equipment.
  • Implement the physician's treatment orders and verify that the diagnosis is one of the approved conditions for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) through consultation with the hyperbaric physician and a review of supporting documentation in the patient's medical record.
  • Inform patient and family, if appropriate, on the benefits, risks, contraindications, and safety issues of HBOT before patient’s first hyperbaric treatment
  • Comply with the completion and reporting requirements for safety drills, smoke hood training, and quality improvement activities.
  • Perform transcutaneous oxygen monitoring testing as ordered and per departmental policy.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Cert Hyperbaric Tech

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer