Performs various polysomnographic and EEG procedures under minimal supervision.
Must also perform on-call EEG duties on scheduled weekends and holidays. Able to obtain a routine, portable and Long-Term Monitoring EEG. Able to perform minor EEG equipment trouble shooting. Willingness to become trained in comprehensive array of areas related to administration of EEGs for on-call duty is a must.
Performs duties in support of the Crozer-Keystone Health System and Hospital mission to ensure the highest quality of patient care in an economically sound and efficient manner.
Age range of patient population served: Predominantly adult and geriatric patients. May include pediatric patients. These age groups apply for both PSG and EEG activities.
Measures and accurately applies electrodes according to the international 10-20 system
Applies all other monitors including, but not limited to, EKG, Nasal and Oral Thermistors, Strain Gauges, Eye Monitors, Leg Monitors, Oximeter, NPT Gauges, CPAP and BiPap apparatus
Appropriately calibrates and adjusts all monitoring parameters to hard copy equipment, computer equipment and patient.
Analyzes patient charts; interviews patients to obtain a complete detailed history, as evidenced by documentation
Performs a variety of polysomnographic procedures in accordance with departmental policies and procedures including but not limited to, routine all night Sleep Studies, CPAP titration BiPap titration, Nocturnal Penile Tumescence, REM Behavior Disorders, Huntington’s Montage and Nocturnal Seizure Montage.
Implements alternative methods or adjusts controls utilizing skills in pattern recognition
to obtain recordings according to the minimal technical guidelines of the ASDA and Sleep Disorders Center standards.
Actively participates in scoring studies for all stages of sleep and to identify sleep disorders.
Follows all Hospital Infection Control Procedures, as observed by supervisor.
Follows department guidelines for proper handling and cleaning of equipment.
Provides practical instruction and supervision to students with respect to equipment and technical factors
Answers telephones, schedules patients for appropriate studies, takes messages and provides routine information to callers promptly and courteously.
Maintains licensure and certification as required by Job Requirements and provides documentation
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Graduate of an accredited program in EEG Technology and a program in PSG Technology (or combined program) or equivalent experience required.
Two years experience preferred
Must be registered by the Board of Registration of Polysomnographic Technologists or must be Registry eligible by Board of Registration of Polysomnographic Technologists and working to obtain registration.
Crozer Health, the largest employer in Delaware County, is dedicated to providing a work environment that promotes professional growth and provides enrichment opportunities for its employees. Crozer Health is committed to the improved health status of those we serve.
Working with our community, our goal is to build a healthy place to live and work, and a sound environment in which to build and maintain our families. The health system offers competitive salary and benefit packages, receives consistently high employee satisfaction scores and offers employees a rich array of professional educational opportunities.