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Senior Polysomnographic Technologist - Sleep Lab

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: November 17, 2019

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Polysomnographic Technologist | Sleep Lab | Fargo City: Fargo State: ND Department : Sleep Lab - Polysomnography - Fargo Job Schedule: Full Time Shift: Varies Hours Per Shift: Other JOB SUMMARY Performs quality diagnostic polysomnographic (PSG), as well as titration, multiple sleep latency (MSLT), home sleep testing (HST), and maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT) will be performed. Records and provides relevant and accurate data to physicians for diagnostic use in the treatment of patients with sleep/wake disorders. Educates patients with prescribed therapies. May also follow-up with patients when applicable. May provide education to patients for sleep testing when necessary. Calls in for technical troubleshooting as necessary. Responsible for performing sleep study procedures and may perform neurodiagnostic testing for applicable patient populations. May perform other scoring of respiratory related tests. Will complete review and final scoring of tests, as well as oversee review scoring completed by registered technologists. Understands the testing equipment in detail, including its structure, function, indications for use, physiological effect upon the patient, and basic maintenance/troubleshooting procedures. Proficiency in sleep testing. Sleep study responsibilities include performing sleep studies with or without continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) titrations, oxygen administration, and scoring of sleep studies according to American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Practice parameters to include supporting physicians with issues that arise when interpreting the studies. Responsible for data management of electronically archived sleep studies. Ability to apply principles of anatomy and physiology, normal and abnormal, related to procedure performed. Monitors and documents appropriately in medical record per facility guidelines. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the AASM standards and accreditation. Possesses a thorough knowledge and understanding of the disease and pathological conditions encountered. Ability to work with all age groups and those with growth and developmental needs of unique client populations. Performs other department specific duties as required. Dependent on facility and department needs, participate in various types of scoring or tabulation of studies. May also demonstrate proficiency in Electroencephalogram (EEG) Testing. EEG testing responsibilities will include performing diagnostic, video and ambulatory EEGs. Rotating weekly schedule (e.g. 5 eight hour or 4 ten hour week day shifts) between the sleep lab performing sleep studies and EEG lab performing EEGs. Will be on the EEG night and weekend call approximately one week per month. The sleep lab is an outpatient testing facility and the EEG lab is in the main hospital or children's hospital. EEG and sleep tests are performed on all ages of patients. EEG tests are done in the EEG labs and all patient areas. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Summarize technical data to assist physicians to diagnose brain, sleep, or nervous system disorders. Monitors relationships to ensure no co-dependency exists between mentors and mentees. Mentors others to prepare them for responsibilities.;Makes sure to know organization-wide policy, procedures, and internal experts on confidentiality. Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Follows hospital procedures to educate patients and caregivers on conditions and treatments. Documents a patient's respiratory pathology history and examines patient symptoms.;Demonstrates sincere interest in career growth.;Demonstrates experience participating in productive collaborative processes.;Conduct tests or studies such as electroencephalography (EEG), polysomnography (PSG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), electromyography (EMG), and intraoperative monitoring (IOM).;Cites ways to assess symptoms, identify respiratory problems and plan appropriate treatment methods. Calibrate, troubleshoot, or repair equipment and correct malfunctions as needed. Assists in documentation of medical histories, symptoms, and vital signs for assigned patients.;Uses software tools and technologies for document management. DEPARTMENT DETAILS QUALIFICATIONS Graduate of an accredited program for Electroneurodiagnostic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, or other medical specialty preferred. Two years of related work experience in Sleep Disorders field required. Three years preferred. Possess advanced knowledge of sleep disorders, electrical safety, with the skill to utilize computers for patient documentation and data gathering for patient care. Registry with the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) as a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT). Or will consider registry with the American Board of Sleep Medicine (ABSM). Working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed as a RPSGT. Obtain and maintain mandatory continuing education units (CEU) each year to maintain licensure and/or registry. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required within 60 days of employment. About Sanford Health: At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities. In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world. The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future. Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org . City: Fargo State: ND Job Function: Allied Health Job Schedule: Full Time Shift: Varies Req Number: WD15686

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