Job Description

Polysomnographic Techno Ld

Description

Provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in-center and out-of-center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. Able to perform the duties defined for a sleep technician and provide oversight of other sleep center staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reviews the patient's history and verifies the medical order.

  • Identifies recording artifact and corrects problems with recording.

  • Accurately scores and analyzes sleep studies.

  • Performs therapeutic treatments and interventions independently.

  • Recognizes physiological parameters including various sleep stages.

  • Maintains and properly uses sleep-related equipment.

  • Informs, instructs, and educates patients regarding testing and treatments.

  • Maintains all required documentation, logs, charts, forms and records in paper and electronic formats.

  • Assists in quality control and performance improvement activities.

  • Contributes to performance feedback, hiring decisions.

  • Ensures standards are met (quality, timeliness, customer service, etc.).

  • Evaluates and tests new procedures/processes.

  • Orients and/or trains new staff.

  • Work flow/distribution of work.

  • Performs other related duties as required and directed.

Qualifications

REQUIRED

  • Must be enrolled in or have completed training in polysomnography in a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or a Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) program with the polysomnography option. OR must be enrolled in or have completed the A-STEP Online Self Study Modules.

  • Must obtain a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential within six months of hire through one of the following: o American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM) o National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) o Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) o Another organization that offers an equivalent examination accepted by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

  • Once registered, must maintain RPSGT, RST, SDS credentials.

  • BLS certification OR registered respiratory therapist and an active state respiratory therapist license with Sleep Disorders Specialty (RRT-SDS, CRT-SDS) and maintain license/registration.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Petoskey-McLaren Northern Michigan

Organization NRT10-McLaren Northern MI-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21002457

Company Info

Company Name
McLaren Health Care
Zip/Post Code
49770
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