Sleep Lab Tech (Polysomnographer)

  • Blue Royal Staffing
  • Show Low, AZ 85901, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Join this award-winning non-profit hospital in the beautiful mountains of Arizona! $5,000 sign-on bonus and relocation assistance !

POSITION TYPE: Sleep Lab Tech (Polysomnographer)

LOCATION: Show low, AZ

Shift: Nights - with 15% shift differential

POSITION TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

SPECIAL NOTES: Phlebotomists will NOT be considered for this job. Must have completed a clinical rotation, performing tests in all areas of the lab at a hospital to qualify for a national certification as a Medical Technologist.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities Tech I:

  • Reviews patient histories, medications, and procedures.
  • Applies electrodes and sensors.
  • Performs appropriate calibrations.
  • Gathers data acquisition while monitoring.
  • Documents observations (including sleep stages, clinical events, changes in procedures, etc).
  • Completes data.
  • Removes wires and sensors.
  • Faxes reports to physicians.
  • Displays proper etiquette and mannerisms that reflect the Shine Behavior
  • Standards Guidelines.
  • Promotes the Patient Safety Standards as a core value of the organization.
  • Performance of PAP titration per protocol and/or policy and procedure.

Tech II:

  • All duties of level I tech.
  • Scores patient acquisitions using the latest AASM rules.
  • Able to prepare draft reports for interpretation by Medical Director.
  • Require Registration as a sleep tech, either RPSGT or RST.
  • At least 2years experience in related field.

Tech III:

  • All duties of level I and II tech.
  • Ability to run pediatric sleep studies with understanding of ETCO2 hookup and scoring of all pediatric data.
  • Is a preceptor for the hospital and willing to train and help new staff with all duties as a sleep tech.
  • Communication between the hospital and CPAP equipment providers to ensure mask are up to date.
  • Organizes the sleep schedule for approval by the manager.
  • At least 5 years experience in the related field.

Specific Job Skills & Mental Activities:

This position requires operational knowledge of office equipment in the Sleep
Lab as well as department specific equipment, including: "Alice 5" and/or "Alice
6" polysomnography equipment, fax, printer, phone systems, computer, and
commonly used hospital computer programs (including Hospital Information
Systems, MS Office, e-mail, and internet). Must be able to read, write, speak, and
understand English. Must also be service oriented and have excellent customer
service skills, computer skills, problem-solving skills, organizational skills,
multitasking skills, professional interpersonal skills, time management skills, the
ability to prioritize work, and telephone etiquette.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (required).
  • Basic computer skills (required).
  • CPR/BLS Certification (required within 30 days of hire)
  • 5 year related experience (preferred).
  • RPSGT or RCP with Sleep certification from the NBRC (preferred)