Certified Hyperbaric Technician-Safety Officer
Saint Alphonsus Medical Center - Nampa - Nampa, ID

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The Hyperbaric Safety and Technical Director is responsible for the care of the general hyperbaric population undergoing hyperbaric treatments (see Hyperbaric Technician Job Description) as well as the overall safety and technical direction of the hyperbaric department.

Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) or Certified Hyperbaric Registered Nurse (CHRN) required. Completion of Hyperbaric Safety Director Training. Completion of Hyperbaric Acrylics course preferred. 3 or more years of hyperbaric technician experience required. Experience with both mono-place and multi-place hyperbaric systems preferred. Previous role as Safety Director and/or Technical Director preferred. Healthcare provider BLS certification required. ACLS and PALS certification preferred.Comprehensive assessment skills, problem solving abilities, and proven communication skills required.
Responsible for all safety and technical aspects of chamber operations and patient care within the hyperbaric department.Participates in the development and clinical flow of all services provided by the department, which include, but are not limited to: development of technical and safety standards and protocols for the hyperbaric department; development of safety and technical policies and procedures; participation in accreditation/re-accreditation efforts with the UHMS. Functions under the supervision of the department leadership in administering hyperbaric treatments and in implementation of all technical and safety standards. Functions as a liaison with other hospital personnel and departments with regard to technical and safety standards for the hyperbaric medicine department. Routine and complex decisions are made either independently or in conjunction with other health care team members.