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Job Title Hyperbaric Observer
Company Legacy Emanuel Health Systems
Category NA
City Portland
Location OR
Salary Depends on experience and certification level
Description Position Summary : Attends to the various needs of hyperbaric patients before and during the hyperbaric treatment. Observes patients for signs of oxygen toxicity and reports to the chamber operator.

Responsibilities :

• Prepares the patient seating areas prior to treatment.
• Sets up patient breathing systems, hoods, masks, etc…
• Assists in the preparation of the patient’s treatment record.
• Assesses and records patients' vital signs prior to treatment.
• Observes patients during treatment, places and removes hoods between O2 periods and air breaks.
• Accurately completes patient treatment records.
• Attends to the comfort and safety of patients during treatment.
• Assists with patient related wound care tasks under the direct supervision of the Wound Care Nurse if contractually required.

Minimum Educational Requirements :

• Current Emergency Medical Technician, Dive Medical Technician or equivalent allied health certification.
• Nationally registered EMT/Paramedic.
• Current BLS certification.

Preferred :

• Current CHT (Certified Hyperbaric Technologist)

Experience :

• Must possess patient care experience.

Skills :

• CPR.
• Patient care.
• Vital signs.
• Documentation skills.
Job Link
Contact Email CBLISS@LHS.ORG
Contact Phone (503) 413.1300
Contact Name Chae Bliss
Date Listed 7/12/2018