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Certified Hyperbaric Tech FT Days

Req #: 17010595
Location: Tampa, FL
Job Category: Patient Care
Organization: Florida Hospital Tampa

Description

Work Hours/Shifts 


Days 

 

Florida Hospital Tampa

   

You will be responsible for:

  •  Complies with Employee Code of Conduct
  • Demonstrates compliance with all federal, state and local laws; rules and government regulations
  • Verbalizes understanding of reporting process of any actual or perceived violation
  • Recognizes incidents as defined and described in the Hospitals Institutional Policies and Procedures
  • Understands the method and reasoning for reporting incidents
  • Demonstrates ability to complete the Hospitals Incident Report Form
  • Assists the Department Manager or others in recognizing and reducing risk within the Department or other areas of the Hospital
  • Demonstrates FHT PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Daily Endeavors) by providing courteous service, assisting lost guests, and problem solving to meet special needs or requests
  • Performs duties in a timely manner and provides updates if delays occur
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers, in person or on the telephone
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments
  • Maintains a professional appearance and manner and adheres to the Hospital dress standards
  • Helps ensure a safe environment for guests and staff
  • Respects patient privacy, confidentiality and dignity
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities to improve processes and patient care
  • Implements actions, as appropriate, recommended by Quality Improvement teams and the hospital wide Quality Coordinating Council
  • Follows hospital and departmental Safety policies and procedures
  • Wears name tag identification and is aware of role in minimizing Security incidents
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in Hazardous Materials and Waste Program, including procedures to follow in case of spill
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in Emergency Preparedness Program. Participates in Disaster Drills, as appropriate
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Life Safety Program and participates in Fire Drills as appropriate
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Medical Equipment Program and how to report malfunctioning equipment
  • Demonstrates knowledge of role in the Utility Systems Program and the departments response to utility failure
  • Follows hospital and departmental Infection Control policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills with all team members, patients and families
  • Maintains satisfactory participation and attendance at required and non-required meetings and staff development programs
  • Demonstrates evidence of continuous professional development
  • Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities for selfgrowth and career advancement
  • Attends annual mandatory inservice, required meetings and continuing education
  • Promotes the hospital image and maintains a helpful attitude towards employees, physicians patients, visitors and the community to enhance the hospitals reputation as a health care center
  • Demonstrates evidence of adherence to the hospital confidentiality policy
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to perform patient assessments/interventions by identifying, physical, psychosocial and developmental needs and adapting interventions accordingly
  • Communicates with parent/guardian regarding care issues and/or concerns per the plan of care (which is based on level of family comprehension, understanding, and readiness to learn)
  • Maintains a safe environment utilizing appropriate equipment and safety devices, based on patients age and level of cognition
  • Performs procedures utilizing approaches and equipment appropriate to patients age and size
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret age specific data and plan and implement care base on interpretation of assessment findings.
  • Provides patient/parent education based on assessed education level, barriers to learning, and learning preferences
  • Prepares the hyperbaric chamber, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Operates, maintains and ensures the safety of the hyperbaric facility and all associated systems and equipment
  • Explains purpose and procedure of hyperbaric treatment of the patient
  • Carries out hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment protocols as prescribed by the Hyperbaric Physician
  • Observes the patients and the hyperbaric systems during the course of hyperbaric oxygen treatment.  Reports unusual occurrences to hyperbaric physician and records patients condition
  • Maintains operating, maintenance and safety logs and other required documentation.  Signs all logs as specified in departmental policy and procedure
  • Maintains the cleanliness of the hyperbaric oxygen therapy equipment as per departmental policy
  • Performs preventive and any other required maintenance on the hyperbaric system
  • Assists with transport of patients as required
  • Assists in maintaining an appropriate inventory of all departmental supplies
  • Maintains department in a clean, neat and orderly condition
  • Reports treatments to be conducted and condition of patients to relief personnel
  • Takes an active role in hyperbaric medicine education programs as well as in orienting hospital and other personnel to hyperbaric oxygen therapy and the Hyperbaric Medicine Department
  • Operates departmental photography equipment and maintains patients photographic files as prescribed in departmental policy and procedure
  • Must be able to pass an annual divers physical
  • All female employees must submit to a monthly pregnancy test if they undergo chamber compression

 

 

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • Graduate from an accredited school of EMT (Basic) or equivalent medical training may be substituted with Qualification as a US Navy Deep Diving Medical Technician or Special Operations Technician
  • Must attend a UHMS approved hyperbaric course
  • Must possess good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions independently.
  • Performs moderate physical work exerting up to 50 pounds of force on a regular basis and up to 75 pounds of force on an occasional basis, performing such activities as fingering, grasping, carrying, lifting, holding, reaching, opening, pulling, pushing, speaking, hearing, walking, and writing
  • EMT (Basic)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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