Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas , 05/24/2022

  Malcolm Ladines
Facility Name
  Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Facility Location
  Dallas, TX
Facility description or mission
  Baylor University Medical Center is a nationally recognized, faith-based, not-for-profit hospital that cares for more than 300,000 people each year. In 1903, the hospital opened with 25 beds; today it is a major patient care, teaching and research center for the Southwest. Baylor University Medical Center has 914 licensed beds and serves as the flagship hospital of Baylor Scott & White Health –​ North Texas.
Job summary
  The Hyperbaric Tech 1, under the supervision of a certified hyperbaric technician (CHT), umes responsibility for the safe and effective operation, control, and maintenance of the compression chamber system and supporting components. Helps prepare the patient for treatment, operates the chamber during treatment, monitors the patients during treatment and delivers care appropriate to the Tech's level of training in accordance with standard policies and procedures.
Essential job responsibilities
  Prepares the hyperbaric chamber, equipment and materials needed for patients undergoing hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) treatments. Processes (cleans and properly stores) equipment/supplies used in the hyperbaric environment and/or department.

Operates the compression chamber and supporting components and maintains operating, maintenance, safety logs and other required documentation, as specified in department policy.

Carries out hyperbaric oxygen treatment protocols, as prescribed by the Hyperbaric Physician.

Monitors patients and hyperbaric systems during the course of hyperbaric oxygen treatments, reports unusual occurrences, and records appropriate entries in the medical record, as required.

Communicates appropriately to other employees and customers based on the situation and the age level of the person.

Performs required preventative and other maintenance under the supervision of a Tech 2 or the Safety Director. Assists in maintaining appropriate inventory levels of equipment and supplies used in the department.

Works with the Safety Director to evaluate equipment and supplies used in the chamber to ensure that they meet department requirements, including all safety requirements.

Helps maintain a safe environment for patients and staff members, checking with supervisors if there is a question about how to safely perform procedures to be used for any job function.

Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse responses in patients within the department and/or hyperbaric environment.

Assists the Tech 2(s) or Safety Director in providing staff training on emergency procedures, hyperbaric physiology, decompression tables, equipment operations and safety, and treatment protocols.

  EDUCATION: H.S. Diploma/GED Equivalent

Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS is required.

Cert Respiratory Therapist (CRT), Diver Medical Technician (DMT), Cert Emergency Medical Tech (EMT), Emerg Med Tech – Basic (EMT-B): Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Diver Medical Technician (DMT) is required. Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B) or Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) or Diver Medical Technician (DMT) is required.

  EXPERIENCE: 2 Years of Experience
State license requirement

  • Texas Respiratory Care Practitioner


  • American Heart Association ACLS

Work Schedule

  • Full-time days

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