Polysomnographic Technologist

  • Evanston Regional Hospital
  • Wyoming, USA
  • Jan 05, 2021
Full Time

Job Description

Primary Responsibility: The Polysomnographic Technologist, under the direction of a physician, will be responsible for administering various sleep studies in order to diagnose the type and extent of sleep disorders. Performs routine patient assessments, scores sleep records, documents other test results, and collects and transmits biological specimens for analysis. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience in sleep study preparation and set-up. In addition, candidate will be able to follow standard sleep study procedural protocols, perform necessary physiologic calibrations, document observations, implement appropriate interventions, generate accurate reports, and provide patient education and instruction. The position reports to the Respiratory Therapy Director. Skills & Abilities: Ability to work collaboratively with all members of the health care team, locally and at other locations Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues Follow HIPAA and privacy policies Capable of making independent, informed and accurate decisions using critical thinking. Review and evaluate sleep studies and provide appropriate, timely feedback to staff as necessary Ability to effectively manage stress and maintain composure Demonstrated problem solving abilities Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent customer service skills Ability to efficiently multi-task without direct supervision Possess attention to detail and demonstrate good organization skills. Ability to inspect and maintain sleep study related equipment and inventory Must possess above average computer skills with the ability to operate Microsoft Office software Education, Licenses/Certifications, and Experience: Successful completion of an accredited educational program leading to a certificate or associate degree with an emphasis in sleep technology. Must possess current certification by a nationally recognized certification board: Either the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential Schedule: 36 hours per week: 12-hour night shifts (7 p.m. – 7 a.m.) Shift Differentials provided in addition to base rate 5%   3 p.m. - 11 p.m. 10% 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Qualifications Behaviors Preferred Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity Motivations Preferred Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Employment Type

Full Time