Polysomnographic Technologist *casual*


  • Location: Cambridge, MN
  • Posted: May 20, 2019

Job Description


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Cambridge Medical Center, located just north of the Twin Cities metro area in Cambridge, Minn., provides comprehensive health care services in both a hospital and large multi-specialty clinic. With 800 employees, 66 physicians and 86 licensed beds, Cambridge Medical Center serves medical, surgical, specialty care, high-risk neo-natal care, substance abuse, mental health and wound care patients. Outpatient care includes same day clinic and surgery, infusion therapy, eye clinic, optical shop and retail pharmacy. Cambridge Medical Center is also a certified Virginia Piper Cancer Institute and Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute location.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 53555
Educates patients on sleep disorders, and the operation of sleep disorder devices
Assists patients in preparing for sleep studies, and instructs patients on standard sleep study processes/procedures
Acquisition of various Polysomnographic testing which meet acceptable technical criteria
Maintains patient records
Scores PSGs, MSLTs, MWTs and HST's

Education

Successful completion of polysomnography program with a state licensed and/or nationally accredited educational facility (preferred) -or-
Meets BRPT standards for a sleep technologist (preferred) -or-
Equivalent experience with documented proficiency in all required competencies of a Polysomnographic Technologist

Qualification/Skills

Experience
1 or more years experience in polysomnography preferred

Skills
Excellent customer service, verbal and written communication skills
Strong knowledge of PAP devices
Critical thinking skills
Technologically skilled

Licensure/Certifications
Current license in allied health profession, if applicable
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Must be Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) through BRPT or credentialed with Sleep Disorders Speciality from NBRC

Work Schedule

Casual position. 12 hour nights starting @ 7:30 PM.
Possible alternate shifts to assist with patient testing or scoring tests.

Location/Community Information

The increased population and business growth in and around Cambridge have elevated the community to the status of a regional hub in East Central Minnesota for shopping, services, entertainment, employment and education. Cambridge residents enjoy a community that maintains its small town feel, yet is only 45 minutes from the metropolitan Minneapolis-Saint Paul entertainment and sports venues. The community is surrounded by lakes, rivers, and woods and offersresidents a quiet lifestyle with unlimited recreational opportunities. Education is a priority among the residents who take pride inthe excellent schools and community college in Cambridge.

Cambridge:
Located 45 miles North of Minneapolis/St. Paul
Population = 7,500
Service Area = 30,000

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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