Responds with appropriate interventions to ensure patient safety.
Identifies normal and abnormal cardio-respiratory, neurological, and sleep physiology; recognizes and reports pathology that requires treatment.
Administers oxygen and nasal continuous positive airway pressure and employs ventilator assist devices in accordance with established protocols.
Performs special procedures such as multiple sleep latency testing and patient education, EEG recording to include wake and sleep, nasopharyngeal, bedside, isolation, and electro-cerebral inactivity evaluations.
Scores data and generates reports that accurately and concisely summarize the patient’s sleep / wake stages, respiratory events, cardiac events, limb movement, arousal analysis, and other clinical events; sends to the physician for interpretation.
Performs maintenance and minor repair of laboratory equipment and reports needs for major repairs.
LEAD: Performs lead duties for work unit which may include monitoring of staff performance, coaching, conducting formal performance evaluations, providing on-the-job training to new or lower-level employees, monitoring workflow, preparing work schedules, pre-screening job applicants, and assisting with complex/unprecedented/ambiguous matters.
Successful completion of an American Board of Sleep Medicine (AMSM) accepted educational program leading to an Associate degree with an emphasis in polysomnography, OR
Successful completion of a polysomnography program of no less than one year duration associated with a state licensed and /or nationally accredited educational facility OR
equivalent experience and documented proficiency at all competencies that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities required.
LEAD: One year of work experience at a senior level, prior work experience int he field of cardiopulmonary medicine, Sleep or EEG, or any combination of experience or education that would demonstrate the ability to perform the duties of this position.
Certification by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
Current registration as an EEG Technician through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists (ABRET) preferred.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required.
Internal Number: R243458/R237508
About CHI Franciscan
CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!