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Hyperbaric Supervisor and Safety Officer

Company: University of Maryland Medical System
Location: Parkville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

What You Will Do:

SUPERVISOR & SAFETY OFFICER - HYPERBARIC OXYGEN CHAMBER
Baltimore, Maryland
Fulltime - Days
What we are:
The R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center's Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber (HBO), a division of Respiratory Care Services, is internationally recognized for its clinical applications of hyperbaric therapy. The chamber and staff, supports patient treatment modalities of gas/air embolisms, carbon monoxide poisoning, radiation tissue damage, and wound healing for both critical care inpatients as well as therapeutic treatments for outpatients. Within the HBO division, the supervisor will provide exceptional support to the department and staff, caring for specific inpatient and outpatient populations in a multidisciplinary setting.

What you will do:
As a supervisor and safety officer, you will be working alongside the dynamic teams of board certified emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses, and respiratory therapists. Utilizing best practices, you will be responsible for assisting the manager with the day to day operations, chamber safety, patient care and satisfaction, and collaborating with our patient care service lines while employing your respiratory and clinical skills. You will educate patients regarding their treatments, and coordinate staff department educational training. You will partner with nursing units and service lines to coordinate patient care across the medical center, enhancing the patient's overall experience. In addition to your clinical and supervisory duties, you will have a close relationship with the UM facilities and safety department liaisons.

As a Team Member at UMMC, you'll experience:

  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage, Tax-Free Savings Plans and more!
  • A highly competitive wage scale: Annual merit increases and a base wage scale that is measured against to market standards.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement of up to $5,000 per year for your graduate degree.

    What You Need to Be Successful:

    Associate's degree required, bachelor's degree preferred. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) required. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Board of Maryland Physician Quality Assurance is required. The HBO Respiratory Therapist supervisor shall have 3 years progressively professional experience as a Respiratory Therapist or equivalent. Certified Hyperbaric Technologist (CHT) preferred, however, CHT is required after one year of service. Outpatient setting and ACLS certification preferred. Two years' experience in a multiplace hyperbaric environment preferred. The supervisor candidate will need to possess excellent people skills, ability to coordinate patient flow in a dynamic outpatient care setting, strong leadership
    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Associated topics: climate, constable, emr, gauge, health, physician, sewer system, usda, waste, wastewater treatment plant

Keywords: University of Maryland Medical System, Baltimore , Hyperbaric Supervisor and Safety Officer, Other , Parkville, Maryland

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