Jul 22, 2021

Sleep/Polysom Tech Reg

  • Swedish
  • Edmonds, WA, USA

Job Description

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In this position you will:

We are seeking a Sleep/Polysom Tech Reg

A polysomnographic technologist performs comprehensive polysomnographic testing and analysis and associated interventions under the general supervision of the Sleep Lab Manager and/or the medial director and sleep staff physicians. This is a technical position functioning independently with limited supervision. This position cares for adult and geriatric patients.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The job duties listed are essential functions of the position. However, other duties may be assigned, and may also be considered essential functions of the position.

The caregiver must be sufficiently fluent in the English language to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. The degree of fluency required will vary depending upon the nature of the posi

In this position you will:

o Gather and analyze patient Information:

o Review history, allergies, medications and orders.

o Complete and verify documentation.

o Explain procedure and orient patient.

o Testing Preparation Procedures:

o Prepare/calibrate equipment, apply electrodes and sensors.

o Perform biocals.

o Perform routine positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.

o Polysomnographic Procedures:

o Follow procedure protocols such as MSLT, MWT, PAP and NPSG to obtain appropriate data.

o Follow 'lights out' procedures to establish baseline.

o Perform polysomnographic data acquisition.

o Document routine observations including sleep stages and clinical events.

o Implement appropriate interventions including emergency procedures.

o Follow 'lights on' procedures and repeat calibrations.

o Polysomnographic Record Scoring:

o Assist with scoring sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.

o Assist with scoring clinical events.

o Assist with the generation of accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical events data at this time.

o Practice proper care, usage, and maintenance of the equipment:

o Clean patient electrodes, belts and other devices to prepare the room for the next patient.

o Monitor supply inventory.

o Monitor condition of electrodes and other parts needing replacement.

o Perform any other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor/manager.

o Transfers patients to sleep bed utilizing the appropriate safe patient handling equipment and technique when needed, allowing patients to be comfortable both physically and emotionally.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications this position include:

Education:

Successful completion of a polysomnogram program of no less than one year associated with a state licensed and/or accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies required of a polysomnographic technician.

License/Certification:

o Current registration as a Polysomnographic Technologist with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

o Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

Experience:

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

Education:

License/Certification:

o Current registration as a Polysomnographic Technologist with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT).

o Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

Experience:

6 months Experience as a sleep technician.

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish Edmonds has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the Greater Seattle area for more than 45

years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or

a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community

through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. Swedish Edmonds is an innovative, regional healthcare delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical

treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

217 licensed beds. 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff. 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.

Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and

support services.

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: On Call

Shift: Night

Job Category: Polysomongraphy

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Pavilion (WA167) 7320 216th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 297149