Oct 14, 2021

Sleep Technologist Registered - Sleep Lab

  • Swedish
  • Seattle, WA, USA
Full-time Laboratory

Job Description

Description:

Where you work matters! Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Sleep Technologist Registered (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in the Sleep Laboratory at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Sleep Technologist performs comprehensive adult and pediatric polysomnographic testing, analysis, patient care and education, and associated interventions including diagnostic and therapeutic services such as CPAP, Bi-level, ASV, and O2 titration, under the general oversight of the Lab Supervisor, Manager, Director, or designee.

In this position you will:

  • Gather and analyze patient information. Verifies medical order and protocol
  • Calibrates recording equipment and prepares ancillary equipment; applies electrodes and sensors according to accepted standards
  • Follows procedural protocols to ensure collection of appropriate data
  • Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines; scores clinical events according to current guidelines
  • Attends mandatory meetings and in-services; work with patients regarding CPAP initiation and compliance
  • Promptly complies with applicable rules, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding professional, safety and infection control issues

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Must obtain and provide management with proof of certification and required CECs to maintain current registered status
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
  • Documented proficiency of all competencies required of a Polysomnographic Technologist

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree

About the Cherry Hill Campus:

What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish healthcare system.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Polysomongraphy

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: Cherry Hill Main Bldg (WA150) 500 17th Ave James Tower Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 289835