Accountability: The Hyperbaric Technician provides a high quality and safe standard for patient care.
The Hyperbaric Tech, under the direction of the Program Director and/or Safety Director of the Hyperbaric Medicine Department, administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients as prescribed by the Hyperbaric Physician.
EMT-Basic or Paramedic
Performs duties under supervision of the Program Director, Clinical Coordinator, and/or Safety Director as is appropriate for the facility.
Certified or Registered Medical Assistant (CMA or RMA)
Additionally, each chamber operator attends, or provides verification of attendance to, an Introductory Hyperbaric Training Course as approved by the National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT) post hire.
Education/Experience: Wound Care Center chamber operators must be actively certified or licensed in one of the following vocations to meet the minimum education and experience requirements.
Make appropriate entries for daily hyperbaric treatments and wound care clinic visits including photo uploading.