Sleep Technologist

  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Oakbrooke - Health Center
  • Oakbrooke Sleep Study Unit
  • Part-Time - Evenings/Nights
  • 31222
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Summary

  • GENERAL SUMMARY
    • Under qualified medical guidance, the Sleep Technologist performs comprehensive polysomnographic diagnostic and therapeutic services for the testing, evaluation, treatment, care and education of sleep disorders. The Sleep Technologist reports to designated Manager/Director.
  • ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Maintains accountability and responsibility for the performance and quality of all modalities of Polysomnographic procedures in accordance with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) guidelines and departmental policies.
    • Provides all modalities of polysomnographic procedures for all age groups following established policies, procedures and regulations (hospitalized and ambulatory patients).
    • Provides patient/family education.
    • Effectively operates equipment. 
    • Coordinates and maintains efficient office flow for visit process, data collection, and documents.
    • Assists with performance improvement, billing, budget, equipment and design processes related to polysomnography procedures. 
    • Assists with overseeing the training of polysomnographic technicians, students and trainees.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS
    • Virginia state licensure as a Polysomnographic Technologist required.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • 1-2 years sleep study experience preferred. 
    • Professional knowledge of Polysomnographic procedures, principles, equipment operations and maintenance as normally acquired through completion of an approved training program.
    • Ability to function independently. 
    • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to effectively communicate with patients/families, staff and physicians.
    • Analytical skills necessary to effectively detect pathologies based on knowledge of physiological cause effect of diseases and clinical procedures.
    • Ability to travel locally. 
    • Rotating shifts may be required.
    • CPR Training required and/or must be obtained within 45 days of hire.
  • WORKING CONDITIONS
    • Expected to work in a patient care environment with minimal exposure to environmental hazards such as, but not limited to, excessive noise, dust, or extremes in temperatures. Exposure to communicable diseases and moderately adverse working conditions due to the need to perform certain patient care activities can be expected.
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
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