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Job Title Certified Hyperbaric Tech of Wound Care
Company Orlando Health Central Hospital
Category NA
City Orlando
Location FL
Salary not specified
Description Orlando Health Central Hospital, located in Ocoee, FL, is currently seeking an experienced Hyperbaric Technician to work in the Wound Care & Hyperbaric Center. Wound Care, Hyperbaric and/or Critical Care experience highly preferred.

Health Central Hospital, a member of Orlando Health's family of hospitals, serves the West Orange community. It is comprised of a Joint Commission accredited, acute care hospital and physician offices which includes an Emergency Center, Rehabilitation Services for inpatient and outpatient occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy and a complete Surgical Suite that includes seven operating rooms and an outpatient center for diagnostic testing. It also incorporates Health Central Park, a long-term care and rehabilitation facility, ExpressCare, an urgent care walk-in clinic, a state-of-the-art Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center and extensive outpatient services. The hospital is also recognized as a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Receiving Center.

NOTE: Pool (Work as Needed). Day shift.

Qualified applicants must meet the following requirements: High School Diploma. Current license or certification is required in one of the following areas: National Board of Respirator Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist; Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician; LPN/LVN; RN; EMT; Certified Hyperbaric Technologist. Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider Certification. Two (2) years’ experience in healthcare to include prior HBO experience.

The Hyperbaric Tech administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy and diagnostic testing to patients under the supervision of a hyperbaric physician. All therapeutic and diagnostic modalities will be ordered by the hyperbaric physician.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

• Demonstrates a working knowledge of the policies and procedures of Hyperbaric Medicine.
• Performs transcutaneous oxygen monitoring testing as ordered and per departmental policy.
• Ascertain that the patient’s diagnosis is one of the appropriate approved disorders for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and that said diagnosis is clearly entered on the patient’s charts/records.
• Implements the physician’s orders as indicated by the patient’s treatment plan.
• Educates patient and/or patient’s family as to the benefits, risks, contraindications, and safety issues of hyperbaric oxygen therapy before treatment.
• Performs blood glucose monitoring as ordered and indicated by patient diagnosis.
• Inspects the patient prior to the commencement of each Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy session to ensure all safety standards are being adhered to, i.e. 100% cotton attire, no makeup, no hairspray, etc.
• Performs the hyperbaric treatments and monitor the patient during therapy.
• Performs dressing changes and/or wound care within scope of practice, as ordered and participate in clinic when HBO volumes are below par.
• Takes serial photographs of the wound for reporting of the patient’s progress.
• Evaluates the patient outcome and meet with the manager and the hyperbaric physician to discuss patient treatment and adjust treatment as necessary.
• Consults with hyperbaric physician regarding any adverse reactions.
• Documents treatment notes and maintains patient treatment/diagnostic records.
• Completes the patient’s treatment charges, if required.
• Performs quality control daily on department glucometer, or as required by policy.
• Cleans and maintains the equipment according to infection control standards.
• Maintains continuous quality improvement duties and chart audits.
• Answers telephone inquiries and schedule patient treatment times.
• Performs marketing duties as needed, intra- and interdepartmental.
• Performs an inventory check, and maintains a record of supplies and laundry items.
• Maintains equipment and checks backup air and oxygen supplies on a daily basis.
• Performs data entry in the Wound Information Data System and collate reports as requested by the director.
• Participates in New Patient Reviews to assess for HBO indicators.
Job Link Job ID: 136314
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Date Listed 01/13/17