**On the job training provided**Relocation & Sign on Bonus Eligible*
Summary: The Polysomnographer is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses associated within the practice of sleep medicine. S/he is required to perform multiple types of sleep testing as ordered by the sleep providers. S/he will also be required to work with the mask fitting clinic, ensuring patients that they receive the proper fit and usage of their sleep equipment. Polysomnographers must be well trained in usage of the testing equipment and report any problems to the Clinical Coordinator, Lead Technician, or the Medical Director of the Sleep Disorders center. Documentation in clinical notes and during the testing procedure is mandatory to ensure that the best results are obtained during the reading and scoring of these tests.
1. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in providing appropriate treatment and testing of Sleep disorders to the age of the patient.
2. Maintains an open working relationship with the sponsoring provider.
3. Maintains necessary documentation in the patient’s medical record and within the guidelines established by The Aroostook Medical Center.
4. Works closely with other office employees and hospital personnel in a team effort to serve our patients.
5. Maintains patient confidentially.
6. Maintains current practices established by the Joint Commission.
7. Maintains best practice skills designed to improve patient care and outcome.
8. Participates in the efficient operation of the practice. S/he is available and prepared to work during scheduled work hours to facilitate and meet approved staffing level.
9. Demonstrates willingness to cooperate with other health care providers.
10. Autonomously assists other health care providers with patient care.
11. Adheres to administrative policies, directives, and procedures.
12. Must be proficient in the use of computers. Understanding and usage of the electronic medical record is a necessary skill for daily patient care.
Competencies and Skills
Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.
Potential exposure to noise levels being uncomfortable.
Potential exposure to very hot or cold temperatures.
Required High School Diploma/General Educational Development (GED)
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