Job Description

Payroll Title:
POLYSOMNOGRAPHY TCHNO SR
Department:
FACULTY PRACTICE PULMONARY
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
80%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Variable

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#110309 Senior Sleep Tech

Initial Review Date: Tue 10/5/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2021/10/flu-vaccination-requirement-for-uc-students,-faculty-and-staff-issued-for-2021-2022.html

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/13/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/23/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under direction of Sleep Technical or Medical Director or designated physician to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders which involves overnight polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient care and education, the incumbent will perform anthropomorphic measurements, and perform unattended home sleep studies. This will include educating patients about the procedure to be performed, calibration of medical equipment, application of EEG sleep recording electrodes, and hook-up of respiratory sleep monitoring equipment.

Following the sleep recording and collection of the data, the technologist will analyze the polysomnographic data with proper documentation of sleep staging, arousals, and respiratory events in accordance with accepted protocols. Assists with the operational functionality of the laboratory, from maintaining equipment to ordering and stocking supplies. This position will be responsible for the daily scoring of home sleep tests. Shifts will be during the day shift and will have a varying weekend rotation.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical Board of California Licensure for Polysomongraphic Technologist or Respiratory Care Practitioner

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • RPSGT, RST, or RRTSDS.

  • One (1) year of experience working in Sleep/Pulmonary clinics.

  • Ability to score Polysomnographic results independently.

  • Knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four (4) years of experience working in Sleep Lab.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must have the ability to work variable shifts, variable work locations, holidays, weekends,
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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