Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Technician with expertise in conducting Transcutaneous Oxygen Monitoring (T-COM) testing and obtaining the Ankle Bracial Index (ABI). Highly efficient and patient-oriented with advanced knowledge of the hyperbaric chamber and how it functions.
Hyperbaric Chamber Operator, Diver Medic Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, First Aid, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Oxygen Provider, Automated Electronic Defibrillator (AED) and Blood Pathogens Certification, Association of Dive Contractors International (ADCI), Entry Level Tender/Diver Certification, National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI), NAUI Open Water Scuba Certification, Nitrox Diver
Perform hyperbaric oxygen therapy to patients who qualify. Ensure the safety of everyone in the clinic. Routinely perform start up, shut down, and cleaning procedures of the hyperbaric chamber. Maintain up to date billing records in the hospital's computer system. Assist nurses with wound care and dressing changes.
While in the shop, I routinely maintained dive equipment, including: 325 and 5120 diesel compressors, gas analyzation, umbilical cord rebuilds, as well as built hyperbaric chambers for the deck. While offshore, I controlled the jet pump and tended hose.
As a driver, I ensured my partner's safety by cautiously driving, parking in easy areas to get in and out of, and keeping an eye out for any suspicious activity. As a "jumper," I would get out of the armored truck, go into stores and/or banks, ensure all of the paperwork was done correctly, and safely and securely carry the monies out to the armored truck. Depending on the route I was on, I also maintained ATMs. I also supervised one of the weekend routes.
I worked in the shop ensuring that tires, oil, coolant, shocks, and brakes were all properly replaced. I also performed minor engine repairs and alignments on vehicles of all shapes and sizes.
Learned to do fluid infusions, blood draws, intramuscular injection, subcutaneous injection, insertion of urinary catheter, insertion of nasogastric/orogastric tube, manual and battery powered oropharynx/orogastric suction, endotracheal intubation, chest decompression with pneumothorax needle, and basic life support.
Learned more about administering hyperbaric oxygen with wound care emphasis.
Learned wound care and hyperbaric medicine.
Learned to take vital signs and the proper way to assist and lift patients while ensuring their safety at all times.
I completed the 250 hour EMT-B course.
Learned diving physics and medicine, air systems, proper use of commercial diving equipment, underwater construction, underwater welding and burning, HAZMAT diving, and mixed gas diving.
Active member of the Latah County Search and Rescue.
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