POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECHNOLOGIST- DAY SHIFT

  • Willmar, MN
  • Carris Health
  • Polysomnography
  • Full-time, Day
  • 80 hrs/pp. Weekend Obligation
  • Professional/ Technical - Nonpatient Care
  • Req #: 201902394-44827
  • Posted: October 8, 2019

Summary

 
JOB SUMMARY: Administers tests relating to sleep disorders to outpatients. Responsible for administering PAP titrations. Implements and abides by Higher Standard of Caring. 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
 Successful completion of an AMA approved academic program for respiratory care or completion of neurodiagnostics program required.
 Completion of course work in Polysomnography preferred.
 Current CPR certification.
 Credentialed or licenses as a Registered Polysomnographic Technician (RPSGT), a Registered Electroencephalographic Technologist (REEGT), Respiratory Care Practitioners (CRTT OR RRT), or a Registered Nurse (RN).
 Must demonstrate the ability to score polysomnographic recordings and have an understanding of interpretive methods.
 Should have documented ability to recognize the patterns of polysomnographic variables as they are monitored and recorded enabling the practitioner to differentiate among technical difficulties and occult pathophysiology during Polysomnography.
 Display a proficiency in interpreting respiratory variables affected by initiation of positive airway pressure support and should demonstrate knowledge of normative ranges for such variables as those measured during the monitoring of arterial blood gas, end-tidal CO2, oxygen saturation, respiratory movement, and airflow.
 Initiate and titrate supportive therapy for sleep-related respiratory disorders.
 Assess the patient’s response to therapy.
 Recommend modifications to prescribed therapy, as appropriate.

EXPERIENCE: At least one year of prior experience in administering and scoring polysomnographies preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills.

CentraCare Health and Carris Health have made a commitment to diversity in its workforce. All individuals including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply. CentraCare Health and Carris Health are EEO/AA employers.
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