Oct 20, 2020

Polysom Tech (Reg)- Pediatric Sleep Medicine

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • The chief objective of this position:

      • To provide safe, reliable, diagnostic sleep testing and effective respiratory care as an advanced practitioner for neonate, pediatric and adolescent populations, in accordance to discipline training level, Clinical Practice Guidelines, hospital standards, guidelines and protocols, as well as to serve as a sleep medicine technical resource and educator for patients, caregivers, hospital staff and students, and can function as a shift team leader in the absence of the supervisor.
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Current licensure with the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Polysomnographic Technologist
      • Current RPSGT
      • Current AHA BLS Certification
    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • Current Licensure with the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Polysomnographic Technologist
      • Current RPSGT
      • Current AHA BLS Certification
    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Two (2) years of clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as a recording and scoring polysomnographic technician/technologist.
      • Two (2) years of clinical experience using a variety of Sleep Medicine equipment, troubleshooting and correcting recording artifacts.
      • Previous affiliation or work experience in a similar practice setting.
    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Three (3) years clinical experience in Sleep Medicine as an RPSGT recording and scoring polysomnographic technologist.
      • Two (2) years of experience in pediatrics as a sleep technologist.
      • Experience using Compumedics diagnostic software, capnography, and advanced treatment modalities.
      • Experience performing MSLT, MWT and HSAT operations.
      • Academic healthcare experience.
    • Education/training REQUIRED:

      • Education, training and/or experience that has satisfied the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).
    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Associate's Degree in Polysomnography from an accredited program.
      • Training and competency in RPSGT functions for neonate, pediatric, and adolescent populations.