LPN Or Respiratory Therapist - Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care in Blue Springs, MO at St. Mary's Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview Join our team and work in a accredited Hyperbaric dept. We are accredited through the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS).  This position is part of the Wound Care department.

Responsibilities The Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) or Certified Hyperbaric Specialist (CHS) working in Hyperbaric department is responsible for assisting the Medical Director, medical staff and registered nurses with the assessment, treatment and education of patients in an advanced wound care and hyperbaric oxygen therapy center. The Certified Hyperbaric Technologist/Specialist assists in the provision of safe and therapeutic management of patient care to an assigned group of patients in adherence to the Standards of Practice and policies and procedures and in collaboration with other members of the health care team.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Maintenance of CHT/CHS qualifying credential (or certification within 12 months of hire in case not certified by the time of employment).
  2. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certificate.
  3. One year clinical experience in Outpatient Wound Center preferred.
  4. LPN or Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred and Missouri licensure required.

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