Posted On: 10/01/2019
POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST-Part Time
Under the direction of the Director of Ancillary Services, Polysomnographic Technologists is responsible for performing sleep studies to help patients of all ages who suffer with sleep disorder. Participates in a team environment to include; open communication, trust, accountability and mutual respect.
Education and/or Experience:
Minimum requirements include:
- Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to an associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography ,OR
- Successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than one than one year duration associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technologist.
- Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or equivalent.
- Maintain current CPR or BCLS certification.
- Proficient in MS Office preferably in Excel and Word; ability to work with limited supervision; possess strong verbal communication skills, good organization skills and attention to detail.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions in accordance with ADA regulations.
Job Qualifications : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Duties include the following, but are not limited to)
- Preparing patients for sleep studies
- Monitoring patients during studies and recording results
- Perform routine and complex equipment care and maintenance.
- Evaluate sleep study related equipment and inventory.
- Demonstrate effective written and spoken communication skills.
- Demonstrate appropriate social skills.
- Respond to study participant’s procedural-related inquiries by providing appropriate information.
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze complex situations and apply policy.
- Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues
- Comply with the BRPT Standards of Conduct Education.
Job Type: Part-time