Polysomnographic Technologist - Full-Time

Job Locations US-VT-Morrisville
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/8/2020 1:30 PM)
Job ID
2020-1888
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical
Type
Full-Time
Shift
12 Hour Nights (7:00PM-7:00AM)
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

Provides diagnostic and supportive procedures within the realm of the Sleep Lab under the direction of the Respiratory Therapy manager and in concert with Sleep Lab Director. Performs nocturnal sleep studies in a hospital based sleep lab. Responsible for preparing patients for sleep studies, monitoring patients during data acquisition, attending to the patient and their needs, in addition to disconnecting from patient hook-up equipment. Properly sizes patients for CPAP masks and accurately delivers a desired positive airway pressure in order to treat sleep apnea.

Responsibilities

  • Contributes best thinking and knowledge to the Copley organization, shares unique experiences, education, and insight with appropriate Copley healthcare team members.
  • Maintains and keeps treatment, testing and preparation areas and equipment clean and ready to perform and makes minor maintenance adjustments via notification of Copley’s Respiratory manager.
  • Public relations
  • Demonstrates positive patient-appropriate interpersonal skills with patients, respiratory allied staff, physicians , and other hospital/clinic staff members.
  • Measures and marks appropriate landmarks in accordance with electrode placement for each neural pathway to be tested.
  • Participates as a member of the Copley neurodiagnostic team and performs additional duties as required.
  • Performs artifact free digital data acquisition and is able to troubleshoot equipment, capture, generate and report quality studies to physicians for interpretations.
  • Performs Polysomnography (PSG), Titrations and Slpit night studies.
  • Prepares scalp and land marking for testing.
  • Provides all documentation and support services for testing, ensuring all ordered neurodiagnostic procedures are completed in an efficient and organized manner.
  • Responsible for checking and verifying patient chart, schedule and orders for outpatients.
  • Stays current with EEG advances.
  • Able to explain testing methods and procedures to the Copley customer.
  • Collects neurodiagnostic data using appropriate applications and obtaining acurates results.

Qualifications

Education Required
Associate's Degree

 

Education Desired:

Bachelor's Degree

 

Experience Required:

1 - 2 years experience as a Polysomnographic Technologist, preferred

Prior experience working in an allied healthcare environment.

 

Experience Desired:

2 plus years experience as a registered polysomnographer. 1 plus years of scoring experience.

License and Certification Requirements:


RPSGT or working toward board registration if not currently certified. RPSGT must be obtained within 18 months of hire.

BLS at hire. ACLS with six month of employment.

 

License and Certification Desired:

RPSGT. RRT, CRT

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