Certified Hyperbaric Technologist Salary
The average pay for a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist is $19.11 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
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Job Description for Certified Hyperbaric Technologist
Certified hyperbaric technologists are responsible for managing a hyperbaric chamber, which contains oxygen in a pressurized container for those who enjoy underwater diving; this type of tank allows the user to breathe oxygen while underwater.Read More...
Hyperbaric technologists work in a variety of settings, from hospitals to outpatient facilities and diving clinics. They typically work indoors to capture oxygen inside large tanks, and they must be knowledgeable of physics, human anatomy, and how oxygen can benefit or even harm humans in certain qualities. Some technologists may also be required to know CPR and other life-saving medical procedures.
A certification and 480 hours of formal training are required for this position, and educational requirements are not strict. Some employers also require health care experience, such as in nursing or hospice care.
Certified Hyperbaric Technologist Tasks
- Execute hyperbaric chamber treatment to patients suffering from disease, injury or illness.
- Maintain records of patient treatments, inventory and equipment usage.
- Report defective equipment to appropriate supervisors or staff.
- Inspect, diagnose, maintain, and operate test setups and equipment to detect malfunctions.
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