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Thompson Health Sr POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC TECH - FULL TIME - NIGHTS in Canandaigua, New York

Description

Performs all duties and responsibilities involved in polysomnography services including collecting, analyzing, scoring, monitoring and recording physiological data. The Implementation of any type of polysomnographic physiologic non-invasive monitoring including continuous positive airway pressure and bi-level positive airway pressure including supplemental oxygen.

Education of patients, family and the public concerning the procedures and treatments used during polysomnographic technology or concerning any equipment or procedure used for the treatment of any sleep disorder.

Required Job Specific Competencies:

Meets JCAHO, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Registered Polysomnography Technician, Registered Sleep Technician and Licensure in Polysomnography standards.

Demonstrates ability to handle all unusual and urgent calls of life-threatening situations or patients with respiratory difficulties (i.e. Code Blues, etc.) while in the Sleep Disorders Center.

Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling by adapting readily to changes in patient volumes and allowing staffing levels to flex in conjunction with those changes in patient volumes.

Demonstrates a working knowledge of all equipment directly or indirectly related to the therapeutic and/or diagnostic responsibilities of the department.

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interprets each patient’s requirements relative to age-specific needs and to the care of the patient.

Actively supports the confidentiality of sensitive information including but not limited to patients and staff of the health system.

Qualifications

  • Licensed by NYS in Polysomnography.

  • Registered RPSGT (Registered Polysomnographic Technologist)

  • Basic CPR training required

Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Polysomnography or Respiratory therapy

Experience:

  • 1 year relevant experience in a health care setting.

Qualifications

Licenses & Certifications

Required

  • BLS for Healthcare Provid

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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