110309 - Senior Sleep Tech
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#110309 Senior Sleep TechInitial Review Date: Tue 10/5/2021
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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.
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.
- Four (4) years of experience working in Sleep Lab.
- 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).
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