North Suburban Medical Center is a rapidly growing hospital that boasts the highest quality scores in the North Denver area. With locations in Thornton, Westminster and Arvada and a generation of caring for the community, North Suburban is known for providing trusted care, close to home.
Named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission for the third straight year - one of only two hospitals in Colorado to earn that achievement.
Crossed the three-year mark of achieving “all green” status for Core Measures, a set of quality indicators used by all U.S. hospitals to track high-quality patient care.
Honored by the March of Dimes for keeping babies safe after scheduling zero elective deliveries before 39 weeks in 2012 and 2013.
Received Advanced Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission in 2012. Earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers.
The Hyperbaric Technician (HT) demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to operate the hyperbaric chamber. When operating the chamber, the HT insures adherence to the treatment profile, staff decompression and life safety policies. The HT demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide general and age appropriate medical care to patients in the hyperbaric chamber and clinic area. The HT fills a supportive role for those patients requiring physician or nursing intervention. When in the chamber, the HT oversees life safety of all staff and patients, provides oxygen administration, and observes patient tolerance of the treatment and other general patient care needs as required. Duties also include on call responsibilities, chamber system maintenance & infection control, process improvement, quality assurance, record keeping and miscellaneous rotating duties as assigned. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current certification in an allied health field. Certification as a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist, CHT. BLS certification.
B. Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Formal education in an allied health field preferred. Completion of a formal course in hyperbaric medicine theory and operation.
C. Experience: Minimum of six months in the field of hyperbaric medicine or a related field. One to three years of experience is desirable.
D. Special Qualifications Works well with patients and families. Strong interpersonal, assessment and critical thinking skills. Communicates positively and professionally with all internal and external customers. Able to articulate and demonstrate knowledge of hyperbaric operational theory and practice. Must pass an annual medical fitness screening.
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