Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.
Under the direction of the Program Director of the Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, the Hyperbaric Medical Technician administers hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients as prescribed by the Hyperbaric Physician/Nurse Practitioner. Operates and maintains the hyperbaric chamber(s) and associated systems and equipment in accordance with all Hospital policies and procedures. Assists in the delivery of patient care appropriate to the level of his/her medical training. Prepares the hyperbaric chamber, equipment, medicine and materials as needed for patients undergoing hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Has NYS licensure documentation or credentials of: graduation from an accredited Nursing school, as an (LPN) or evidence of Certified Hyperbaric Technician( CHT) or EMT/EMT-CC/EMT-P certification course. One year of clinical experience. Must attend a UHMS approved hyperbaric course within one year of hire.
Must possess good verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to carry out detailed written or verbal instructions independently.
Performs the described duties through the use of appropriate equipment.
Must have the ability to provide continuous patient care without leaving the patient unless an authorized attendee is present.