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ProHealth Care Polysomnography Technologist Weekends Only

Location:  Mukwonago
Job Type:  Nights - 3rd Shift
Weekly Hours:  36

We Are Hiring: Polysomnography Technologist

 

Schedule Details: 7:30pm to 8:00am, 12 hours shifts, 3 nights per week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

 

Hourly rate + night shift diff + weekend shift diff

 

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For more than a century, ProHealth Care has been the health care leader in Waukesha County and surrounding areas – providing outstanding care across a full spectrum of services. We strive to continuously improve our community’s health and well-being by combining skill, compassion and innovation.  All members of our team – whether clinical or non-clinical – have a direct impact on the delivering on our brand promise “The Way You Should Be Treated”. Employees in our corporate departments are a vital part of our overall success and in turn indirectly help us provide exceptional patient care.

Job Summary

A Polysomnography Technologist works under the general supervision of the clinical director (M.D., D.O., or PhD) or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders.  This may involve polysomnography, diagnostic, and therapeutic services or patient care and education.

Responsibilities

Collect, analyze and integrate patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotion/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history), and to determine final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols.
Complete and verify documentation
Explain pre-testing, testing, and post-testing procedures to the patient.
Prepare and calibrate equipment required for testing to determine proper functioning and make adjustments if necessary.
Apply electrodes and sensors according to accepted published standards.
Perform appropriate physiologic calibrations to ensure proper signals and make adjustments if necessary
Perform positive airway pressure (PAP) mask fitting
Follow procedural protocols [such as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT), Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT), Parasomnia studies, PAP, oxygen titration etc.] to ensure collection of appropriate data.
Follow “lights out” procedures to establish and document baseline values (such as body position, oxyhemoglobin saturation, respiratory and heart rates, etc.)
Perform Polysomnographic data acquisition while monitoring study-tracing quality to ensure signals are artifact-free and make adjustments, if necessary.
Document routine observations including sleep stages and clinical events, changes in procedure, and significant events in order to facilitate scoring and interpretation of Polysomnographic results.
Implement appropriate interventions (including actions necessary for patient safety and therapeutic intervention such as continuous and bi-level positive airway pressure, oxygen administration, etc.)
Follow “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.)
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide age specific care in the treatment, assessment, and education or neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Oversees and performs difficult and unusual procedures and therapeutic interventions.
Score sleep/wake stages by applying professionally accepted guidelines.
Score clinical events (such as respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movements, arousals, etc.) according to center specific protocols.
Generate accurate reports by tabulating sleep/wake and clinical event data.
Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and standards regarding safety, and infection control issues.
Perform routine and complex equipment care and maintenance
Evaluate sleep study related equipment and inventory
Maintain Accreditation standards for Sleep Disorders by the AASM.

Additional Requirements

Registry by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or equivalent. If not registered at hire must complete within 6 months of hire.

What You Will Do:

A sleep technologist works under the general supervision of the medical director or designee to provide comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and home sleep apnea testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education.  A sleep technologist is credentialed in sleep technology and is able to provide oversight of other sleep center staff.  Technicians and trainees work under the direct supervision of the credentialed sleep technologist or the medical director.

 

You Will Need:

  • Successful completion of a sleep technology program associated with a state licensed and/or a nationally accredited educational facility or equivalent experience and documented proficiency for all competencies required of a sleep technician.
  • Certification by a nationally recognized certification board and holds either the Registered Sleep Technologist (RST), Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT), or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS) credential.  If not registered at hire must complete within 6 months of hire.

About Us:

 

Learn more at ProHealthCare.org/Careers.

 

ProHealth Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive work environment and values the perspectives of our people. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability #CA *CA #LI #LI-CJ

Do You Fit at ProHealth Care?

Here at ProHealth Care, we strive to be the best we can be, while continually improving the care we deliver. With patient care at the center of all we do, it is ingrained into our culture to attract the best and the brightest to ProHealth Care. We have a promise to our patients and employees: The way you should be treated. We live by this commitment and remain dedicated to creating a warm, safe and welcoming environment.


Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee