Sleep Technician - 119827
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#119827 Sleep TechnicianFiling Deadline: Wed 12/7/2022
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Under the direction of Sleep Technical or Medical Director or designated physician the sleep technician will provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders that involve 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.
Successful completion of a polysomnography program, associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility.
Medical Board of California Licensure for Polysomnographic Technologist or Respiratory CarePractitioner.
RPSGT, RST, or RRTSDS.
BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.
Two (2) years of experience working in Sleep/Pulmonary clinics.
Demonstrated experience performing various polysomnographic procedures.
Experience preparing and calibrating medical equipment required for pulmonary testing to determine proper functioning and making adjustments as needed.
Experience documenting routine observations, including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and other significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of polysomnographic results.
Experience implementing appropriate interventions, including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.
- Previous related experience in a large complex healthcare setting.
- Experience working in a pulmonary, sleep center or clinic.
- Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
- 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).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
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