Sleep Lab Tech Lic-Sleep Disorder Center
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- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Orientated Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
Under the leadership of the department director, assistant director and/or supervisor, the Sleep Technologist performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing (demonstrating the ability to follow procedural protocols such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), and parasomnia studies). The Technologist collects data, while monitoring study-tracing qualities to ensure signals are artifact free and assures necessary adjustments are made in a timely manner, per protocol. The Technologist analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, and pertinent medical/social history) and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the analysis and associated interventions under the general oversight of the Medical Director, or designee.
Job Duties include but are not limited to data entry, procedure room set up, standard industry standards of 2 patients per night/set ups (application of electrodes and sensors per accepted published standards), patient education (pre- and post testing procedures), data collection (preparation and calibration of equipment required for testing to determine proper functionality while troubleshooting as needed), appropriate application and utilization of auto, manual, bi-level, auto-bilevel, and adapt servo positive airway pressure titration therapies. The Technologist will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. The Technologist oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions. The Technologist accurately performs post study data transfers and documentations, along with post patient care and area clean-up. The Technologist scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines and scores clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals etc.) according to Center-specific protocols. A Registered Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT) can perform the duties defined for a Registered Polysomnography Technician, and may provide oversight of other staff.
Two years working as a sleep technologist is preferred.
Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography, or successful completion of polysomnography program of no less than one (1) year duration associated with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility, or equivalent experience and documented proficiency of all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technician or successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree in respiratory care
- Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologist as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or equivalent with current registration with the Medical Board of California as a Polysomnographic Technologist or certification by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a registered respiratory therapist with licensure as a respiratory care practitioner by the Respiratory Care Board of California.
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required
Assigned Work Hours:
1900-0700- 12 hours
Position Type:Per Diem