Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    2020-25423
    Shift
    03 - Nights
    Department
    Sleep Health Center
    Facility
    Osborn Medical Center
    Position Type
    PRN (On-call)
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    5225 N. SCOTTSDALE RD
    Work Hours
    1900 - 0700
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

    Qualifications

    Education
    High School Diploma or GED or Vocational/Specialized Training such as related coursework, seminars or certifications. Required

    Experience
    None Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    Other Completion of the Certified Polysomongraphy Technologist (CPSGT) and board eligible for the Registered Polysomnography Technologist (RPSGT) Required
    Clinical Other\BCLS - Basic Life Support Current certification in BLS training course C. Required

    Responsibilities

    Job Summary
    This position works under the general supervision of the Sleep Health Center Manager, Lead Technologist and the Medical Director to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders. This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic and therapeutic services or patient care and education. This position can perform the duties defined for a Polysomnography Technician and may provide supervision for other staff, if required.
    • Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs, and to determine final testing parameters/ procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols. Completes and verifies documentation. Explains pre-testing, testing, and post-testing procedures to the patient
    • Prepares and calibrates equipment for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments if necessary. Applies electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards. Performs appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments, if necessary. Performs positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting.
    • Follows procedural protocols (such as MSLT’s or MWT), Parasomnia studies, PAP, oxygen titration etc. and collection of appropriate data. Follows "lights out" procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.) Follows "lights on" procedures to verify integrity of collected data and complete the data collection process (repeats the physiological and instrument calibrations and instructs the patient on completing questionnaires, etc.)
    • Performs polysomnography data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustments, if necessary. Documents routine observations including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure and significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of Polysomnography results. Scores sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines. Scores clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.) according to center specific protocols. Generates accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data
    • Implements appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.). Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions. Complies with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards regarding safety and infection control issues. Complies with the Board of Registered Polysomnography Technologist (BRPT) Standards of Conduct. Performs routine and complex equipment care and maintenance. Evaluates sleep study related equipment and inventory. Responds to study participant’s procedural-related inquiries by providing appropriate information. Performs other duties as assigned.



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