Pediatric Polysomnographic Technologist Sleep Disorders Laboratory Nights FT
DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Internal Number: 2005034528
** Up to $8,000 Sign on Bonus, based on the amount of relevant experience**
Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan, Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.
Under medical supervision, applies recording devices to patient, and independently performs, evaluates and monitors polysomnograms and operates medical equipment.
â�¢ Administers oxygen, bi-level and continuous positive airway pressure devices, and employs capnography in accordance with established protocols.
â�¢ Performs special procedures such as esophageal pressure manometry, sleep latency testing, vigilance testing, infant/pediatric polysomnography, and ambulatory monitoring.
â�¢ Independently recognizes and responds to sleep pathology with appropriate interventions to ensure patient safety.
â�¢ Independently scores sleep studies according to accepted standards.
â�¢ Teaches, monitors, assists Polysomnographic Trainees and Technicians develop scoring skills and proficiencies.
â�¢ Generates reports of all clinical events, examines records and identifies normal/abnormal sleep patterns and stages.
â�¢ Provides sleep education to laboratory and/or clinic patients.
â�¢ Serves as clinical resource for professional and technical staff.
â�¢ May participate in research.
â�¢ May participate in new employee orientation.
1. Michigan licensure as a NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist, ABRET Registered EEG Technologist or BRPT Registered Polysomnographic Technologist or the equivalent is required.
2. Two (2) years experience performing clinical polysomnography is preferred.
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