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Position Summary: As a Certified Hyperbaric Technician, is responsible for the high quality and safe operation of hyperbaric equipment and the integrity, safety, security, and emergency preparedness of the HBO room and overall program. This individual is responsible for courteous, efficient customer care, operating independently, under limited supervision. Work situations are varied and require initiative, analysis, interpretation of information from a variety of sources, a service-oriented individual, and the use of discretion and good judgment in decision-making. Internal contacts are primarily within the work group but may also include patient care staff. External contacts include patients, physicians, and outside health care facilities and agencies who work with the patient and patients family. The role of Safety Coordinator, in addition to HBO technician duties, is responsible for safe and effective operation and maintenance of hyperbaric chambers and related systems and ancillary components. He/she works closely with facility management and department medical personnel to ensure highest quality of safety for patients, staff, and visitors. He/she makes recommendations for safety policies and incorporates new safety procedures as appropriate. The Safety Coordinator assists in setting agenda and education for hyperbaric patient panels; provides leadership and safety training to other hyperbaric facility personnel; and maintains all facility safety-related standards as required by various licensing and regulatory agencies and supports clinical hyperbaric facility accreditation.
Minimum Requirements: Current CPR 2 years patient care experience
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Certified and or licensed clinician (e.g. EMT, Respiratory Care Practitioner, LPN, RN, etc.); or, certification as a hyperbaric technologist (CHT); or obtained within 1-year of hire.Additional education for safety coordinator within 1 year of hire consists of course in NFPA 99 or safety director training course completion
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day Shifts
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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